Apr 19, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Academic Catalog

Theatre Transfer Pathway- Emphasis in Performance (AA)

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Whether you seek the adrenaline rush of performance, delight in creating sets, lighting, and sound, or wish to pursue the business end of the industry, Cowley College’s Theatre program has a home for you. Cowley Theatre is committed to producing top-notch theatre experiences for our students and the community. Students will have multiple opportunities to perform and work backstage each semester in our beautiful 800-seat theatre on multiple styles and genres of theatre. This major balances Liberal Arts and Pre-Professional approaches, and includes introductory classes in both acting and technical production, which transfer easily to many four-year institutions.

Pathway Code: THEP

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) ____________________________________
  • Social Science Elective - 3 hours(s) ___________________________________
  • Social Science Elective - 3 hours(s) ___________________________________

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 – Health & Physical Education Elective(s)  

Recommended elective:

Pathway Required Coursework (12 hours)

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

Pathway Electives (13 hours)

Complete an additional 13 hours from the following courses and 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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