The Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degree is designed to prepare students for transfer into a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree program at a 4-year college or university. Students have the opportunity to work with their advisor to select courses in their particular area of interest in Theatre which include Arts Management, Technology and Design, Performance or Musical Theatre.
The Associate of Fine Arts degree requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of pathway electives. Students should work with their advisor and transfer institution to determine the most appropriate courses within the pathway required and elective blocks. Coursework may vary based upon the students area of interest in Theatre Arts Management, Theatre Performance, Theatre Technology and Design, and Musical Theatre.
Pathway Requirements (12 hours)
Students should complete the following courses for this pathway in order to transfer into a corresponding Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program. The following courses are required for all students regardless of area of emphasis in Theatre.
NOTE: Theatre Practicum must be taken every semester that a student is an active Theatre major.
Pathway Emphasis Electives (minimum of 18 hours)
An additional 18 hours of coursework must be completed for the Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degree. Students should work with their advisor to select courses that best fufill the requirements for their particular area of emphasis in the Theatre discipline.