May 21, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog

Theatre Transfer Pathway (AA)

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Whether you just enjoy watching a good movie or play, or you seek out the adrenaline rush of performance, or delight in creating sets, lighting, sound, etc…, then the exciting world of theatre is for you. Cowley College is committed to producing top-notch theatre experiences for our students and the community, as well as providing an opportunity to travel and experience world class theatrical events. Students will have multiple opportunities to perform and work backstage each semester in our beautiful 800-seat theatre, which features state of the art lighting and sound systems. This major includes introductory classes in both acting and technical production, which transfer easily to many four-year institutions.

Pathway Code: THEA

General Education Requirements (39 hours)

Humanities (9 hours)

Complete courses from 3 Different Departments (ART, FOL, HIS, HUM, LIT, MIN, MUS, PHO, REL, THE) - Studio and Performance courses cannot be included.

For a list of course options click this link Humanities Elective(s)   

The following are the recommended electives for this pathway:

Social Sciences (9 hours)

Complete courses from 3 Different Departments (ANT, ECO, GEG, POL, PSY, SOC). 
For a list of course options click this link Social Science Elective(s)   

  • Social Science Elective - 3 hour(s) ___________________________________

The following are recommended electives for this pathway:

Laboratory Sciences (5 hours)

Complete 5 credits of Lab Science from Lab Science Elective(s) .

  • Lab Science Elective 5 hour(s) ___________________________

Health & Physical Education (1 hour)

Complete one course from Health & Physical Education Elective(s) .

Recommended elective:

Pathway Required Electives (12 hours)

Theatre Practicum must be taken every semester that a student is an active theatre major.

Pathway Emphasis Electives (13 hours)

Complete an additional 13 hours of electives based upon student emphasis area and transfer institution requirements. The following are some suggested options regardless of area of emphasis.

Technology & Design Emphasis (Pathway Code: THED)

Performance Emphasis (Pathway Code: THEP)

Select electives that enhance knowledge or skills in performance areas. 

  • Dance Electives
  • Applied Voice Lessons
  • Concert Choir
  • Any Theatre, Music, Literature, English, or Mass Communications electives

Total Hours 64

Depending on skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill or prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in the program.


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