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Education - Secondary: Theater/Drama - AA

Fine Arts & Humanities

Contact: Deidre MATTOX mattoxd@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3471
Department Chair: Cynthia RAPP rappc@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Some Credit Hours

This degree requires 60 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
ED201 Introduction to Education 3

An examination of professional education for students considering a career in teaching including history and philosophy of education, legal and ethical issues, governance and finance issues.
Pre-Reqs: a GPA of 2.5 or higher

ED201L Introduction to Education Practicum 1

Practical experience observing and working as a student aide in a public school classroom using skills and theories addressed in ED201 Introduction to Education; development of a general understanding of the teaching profession through observation and practice which will provide a foundation for subsequent courses in education, and a career in education.
Pre-Reqs: a GPA of 2.5 or higher

EN102 English Composition II 3

Development of critical reading and writing skills, through the exploration of literary texts in thematic units, with additional emphasis on research and persuasive writing.
Pre-Reqs: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN101H English Comp IA with a grade of C or higher

MA106 College Algebra 3

Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Pre-Reqs: HS GPA over 3.5, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3

Analysis of single variable and bivariable data; probability distribution; normal probability distributions; sampling distributions; statistical inference involving one and two populations; chi-square applications.
Pre-Reqs: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

PS100 General Psychology 3

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

TH114 Introduction to Theatrical Design 3

An exploration of the four areas of stage design-sets, lights, costumes, and sound-including examination of relevant history and technology in these areas. Emphasis is placed on the design process and design development.

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3

A study of the background of the theatre including, but not limited to, a historical overview of the theatre, selected play script readings from historical periods, surveys of playwrights and their times and critical analyses of play scripts read.

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3

For the beginning actor, using physical and vocal exercises, improvisation, study of acting methods and theories, and selected roles and scenes; techniques for relaxation, total concentration, dedication and research for role analysis; critical analysis of the genre of theatre stressed.

TH118 Stagecraft 3

Construction of technical aspects of departmental theatre productions, including design considerations of properties, sound, scenery, lighting, special effects and stage management with emphasis on practical results through crew work on the public performances of each production.

TH119 Stage Makeup 3

Study and practice of the basic application of stage make-up including character analysis, anatomy, materials and special make-up techniques and problems.

English Composition I Option EN100/EN101 3
Course Title Credits
EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

Humanities Options 6
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN216 Vampires in Literature and Film 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History Since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

IT101 Italian I 5.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

Laboratory Science Options 4
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

Social Science Option 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC100H Honors Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EC101H Honors Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO100H Honors Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO101H Honors Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO111H Honors Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

Theatre Option 6
Course Title Credits
TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH130 Costume Design and Construction 3.00

TH201 Stage/Television Lighting 3.00

TH202 Introduction to Sound Engineering 3.00

Theatre Practicum 4
Course Title Credits
TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TH132 Theatre Practicum II 1.00

TH133 Theatre Practicum III 1.00

TH134 Theatre Practicum IV 1.00


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