HEGIS Code - 5610, CIP Code - 50.0501
Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: THAC-AS
This program provides rigorous theatre training as a powerful form of experiential learning that prompts students to grow as individuals, critical thinkers, and artists. Through classroom and practical training in acting, general and technical theatre sequences, the Theatre Department produces works of theatre art, offering direct participation in creative endeavors where process, performance, and understanding are stressed equally. The production program stages several shows each year which are directed and designed by faculty, guest artists and students. These productions span all genres of theatre, from Shakespeare to Shepard, from mystery plays to musical theatre. Students must meet Theatre Arts "General Good Standing Criterion" as listed in Theatre Handbook.
The Theatre Arts A.S. Degree provides the foundation for transfer into B.A. or B.F.A. programs and, in some instances, employment in the field. Students MUST consult with a faculty advisor in the Theatre Department before entering this program and scheduling classes.
Auditions are required for admittance into the Acting Option. Contact the Theatre Department at 631-451-4164 for details.
|ACTING OPTION (THAC-AS)|
|FIRST SEMESTER: 15 credits||Credits|
|COM101: Introduction to Human Communication
or COM111: Voice and Diction
|ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition||3|
|♦||THR100: College Seminar for Theatre||1|
|♦||THR105: Acting I||3|
|♦||THR115: Basic Theatre Practice: Stagecraft
or THR117: Basic Theatre Practice: Costume Crafts
|♦||THR152: Production Laboratory I||2|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 18 credits||Credits|
|ENG102: Introduction to Literature||3|
|♦||THR117: Basic Theatre Practice: Costume Crafts
or THR115: Basic Theatre Practice: Stagecraft
|♦||THR153 Production Laboratory II||2|
|♦||THR205: Acting II||3|
|♦||THR207: The Actor's Instrument||3|
|THIRD SEMESTER: 15.5-16.5 credits||Credits|
|Social Sciences Elective||3|
|♦||THR154: Production Laboratory III||2|
|♦||THR210: Audition Preparation||3|
|♦||THR244: Theatre Portfolio Preparation||1.5|
|FOURTH SEMESTER: 13 credits||Credits|
|Laboratory Science Elective||4|
|Social Sciences Elective||3|
|♦||THR155: Production Laboratory IV||2|
|♦||THR211: Classical Theatre||3|
|†||Theatre Portfolio Review||0|
|MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED||61.5|
|*||To be selected from PED126, PED133, PED144, PED147, PED149, PED159, PED160, PED161, PED162 or PED163. One elective MUST be chosen from a dance course.|
|**||Although THR151 will fulfill this requirement, students planning to transfer to a baccalaureate program are strongly advised to select a foreign language course.|
|†||A successful portfolio review is required to graduate. At the end of the fourth semester, students must submit a final portfolio to the review committee for the granting of the A.S. degree.|
|♦||These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.|
|NOTES: 1) Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution should check the
SUNY General Education Requirements for selecting courses.
2) See Transfer Agreements for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.