Nov 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Online Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Online Catalog

Theater Arts, A.A.



Program Description


Option offered through Liberal Arts

This program is designed for students preparing to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting  or  Theater. Students will explore the various styles and periods of theater throughout history. Students will develop skills in movement, voice, and acting. 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, in written and oral communication, 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;
  • Use technology for learning and research pertinent to musical and theatrical appreciation, history, or performance;
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to situations involving theater.

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

Semester Total: 16

Second Year


Semester Total: 13

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 15

Total Program Credits: 60


Milestone Courses


The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information