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2017-2018 Online Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music and Theater Arts, A.A.


Music and Theater Arts


Program Description


Option offered through Liberal Arts

This program is designed for preparing to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, Musical Theater, or Music. Students will explore the various styles and periods of music and theater throughout history. Students will develop skills in movement, voice, and basic musicianship. Students will demonstrate those skills in various performances. Students will also watch live performances and analyze them through written and oral discussion.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate, orally and writing, a basic understanding and appreciation of the history of music, the various musical styles, and the components of musical form and musical performance;
  • Demonstrate, orally and writing, a basic understanding and appreciation of the history of drama and theater acting and the various elements of drama and theatrical performance;
  • Perform effectively as an actor in a specified scene;
  • Demonstrate basic musicianship skills;
  • Use technology for learning and research pertinent to musical and theatrical appreciation, history, or performance.

After Union County College


Graduates may transfer to a four-year college or university and are eligible to take advantage of the many transfer/articulation agreements Union County College has with some of the top four-year colleges and universities in the country. See a transfer advisor for details.

Recommended Sequence


First Year


Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 16

Second Year


Fall Semester


Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 12

Total Program Credits: 60