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   Through 08/02
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Theatre & Cinematic Arts Course Descriptions

Explanation of Course Description Items

THC 103
Introduction to Motion Pictures
2 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Intended to sharpen the skills of observation and perception. Students will gain insight and knowledge into the creative process of film making.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 105
Introduction to Drama
3 credits

GE category: Humanities
Offered every fall and spring semester
A survey of the nature of theatre from imitative beginnings to present, integrating the art of communication by offering the student an overview of playwrighting, acting, production, and criticism, with an emphasis on cultural diversity.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 106
Presentational Skills
1/2 credit
Offered upon request
Principles and methods of societal communication.

THC 110
Acting I
3 credits
Offered every fall and spring semester
Study and command of techniques of acting; analytical studies of visual aspects of characterization, together with actor's relationship to the stage and all parts of play production; training in poise, movement, pantomime, interpretation of lines, and in theatre and drama appreciation. Opportunity for experience in college productions.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 111
Acting II
3 credits
Offered upon request
Intensive work in text analysis and the development of sustained character portrayal.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 112
Acting for Film
2 credits
Offered upon request
Study and command of techniques of acting; analytical studies of visual aspects of characterization, together with the actor's relationship to the stage and all parts of play production; training in poise, movement, pantomime, interpretation of lines, and in theatre and drama appreciation. Opportunity for experience in college productions.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 120
Theatre Workshop I
1 to 2 credits
Offered every fall semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Participation in one or more phases of a drama production.
1 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 
2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 


THC 121
Theatre Workshop II
1 to 2 credits
Offered every fall and spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Continuation of THC 120.

1 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 


THC 140
Stage Costume I
2 credits
Offered every fall semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Study and experience in costuming for the stage. Topics include historical aspects of style, design, and costume construction. Practical experience gained through design and construction of costumes required by current department productions.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 141
Stage Costume II
2 credits
Offered every spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Continuation of THC 140.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 160
Repertory Acting Company I
1 to 3 credits
Offered every fall semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Performance oriented acting course that emphasizes the techniques of performing, staging, and the professionalism of the theatre. The company will tour various churches, schools, conventions, etc.
1 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 
2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

3 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

THC 161
Repertory Acting Company II
1 to 3 credits
Offered every spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Continuation of THC 160.

1 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

3 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

 

THC 200
Theatre History I
3 credits
Offered every fall semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Study of origins and development of the arts of theatre from primitive ritual to medieval theatre.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 201
Theatre History II
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Continues the study of theatre from medieval time to modern. The integrated study of plays, theatre architecture, dramatic styles, and theories of significant periods.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 203
Principles of Dramatic Structure
3 credits

Offered every fall and spring semester
Analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of dramatic literature for theatrical production. Selected readings of classic, modern, and contemporary plays.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 205
Musical Theatre I
3 credits

Offered every spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment
A survey of musical theatre, its origins, development, and influence and practical evaluation of involved skills.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 210
Acting III
3 credits

Offered every fall and spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment
To learn and increase techniques that will perfect the acting instrument through improvisation, class exercises, and scenework.

THC 211
Acting IV
3 credits

Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment
The study of nonrealistic styles, including expressionism, absurdism, and the contemporary avant-garde and to work with select exercises in both representational and presentational modes.

THC 220
Theatre Workshop III
1 to 2 credits
Offered every fall and spring semester

Activity/Personal Enrichment
Continuation of THC 121.

1 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 
2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 


THC 221
Theatre Workshop IV
1 to 2 credits
Offered every fall and spring semester

Activity/Personal Enrichment
Continuation of THC 220.
1 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 
2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 


THC 230
Stage Makeup
2 credits
Offered every fall and spring semester

Activity/Personal Enrichment
To teach and give experiences in basic design and application of stage makeup, based on character analysis of an individually-chosen character from a play, movie, or piece of literature.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 231
Stagecraft
3 credits

Offered every fall and spring semester
Activity/Personal Enrichment
Study of and experience in the technical side of the theatre. Topics include design and construction of scenery, lighting and lighting tools, and color in light and pigment.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

THC 236
Introduction to Scene Design
3 credits
Offered every fall and spring semester

Basic principles of scene design, including design elements, model building, rendering techniques, and design project.

THC 260
Repertory Acting Company III
1 to 3 credits
Offered every fall semester

Activity/Personal Enrichment
Continuation of THC 161.

1 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

3 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 


THC 261
Repertory Acting Company IV
1 to 3 credits
Offered every spring semester

Activity/Personal Enrichment
Continuation of THC 260.

1 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

2 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 

3 Credit Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format 


THC 298
Workshop
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Designed to meet a variety of needs for students in Theatre and Cinematic Arts.

THC 299
Independent Study
1 to 3 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Design and execution of original projects under faculty supervision.