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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre, AFA - College Transfer - CIP Code: 24.0101


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The Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of college transfer courses.  Within the degree program, GTCC includes opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be able to:

  • Obtain knowledge of a broad range of theatrical disciplines and experiences.
  • Analyze the relationships between theatrical disciplines in order to resolve problems in practical areas of theatre production.
  • Develop critical thinking skills necessary to appreciate the role of theatre in society.
  • Evaluate text, performance, and production in a critical and conceptual manner.
  • Explain production processes, aesthetic properties of style, and their cultural impact.
  • Demonstrate critical awareness of the position of the performing arts within a complex society.

Course Requirements for Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre, AFA


Universal General Education Transfer Component (31-32 credits)


All Universal General Education Transfer Component courses will transfer for equivalency credit.  

They include study in the areas of English, communication; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences and mathematics.

English Composition (6 credits)


The following two English composition courses are required.

Communications and Humanities/Fine Arts (9 credits)


Select three courses from at least two different disciplines.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Select three courses from at least two different disciplines.

Mathematics (3-4 credits)


Select one course from the following:

Theatre Requirements (6 credits)


Track Options (9 credits)


Choose one track.

Technical Track

Academic Transition (1 credit)


The following course is required.

Other Major Requirements for Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre Degree (13-14 credits)


An additional 13-14 credits should be selected from the courses classified as pre-major, elective, general education, or UGETC courses. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university. Pre-major/elective courses (and all UGETC and general education courses not listed above) are listed below.

Pre-Major/Electives:


Total credits required for Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre Degree (60-61* credits)


Students are responsible for contacting their intended transfer institution to ensure they select appropriate courses.

Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education
requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

Note:


*One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 credits Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre degree.  The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.

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