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Drama/Fine Arts


The drama option will include the study of European and modern theater as both “text” and “event”, with reading, improvisation, field trips, playwrights, and directing used as techniques in the learning process. Students will also develop voice, body, and imagination through the art of acting and will put those skills to use in all forms of dramatic presentations. 

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

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Use technology for learning and research
  • Analyze the history and elements of drama and theater acting
  • Perform effectively as an actor in a specified scene
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to situations involving theater 
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First Year

First Semester

ENG 101 - English Comp I
FIA 207 - Introduction to Acting
Modern Language
HIS 101 - Intro to Western Civilization I
MAT 119 - Algebra

Second Semester

ENG 102 - English Comp II
FIA 205 - Introduction to Drama
Modern Language
HIS 102 - Intro to Western Civilization II
Laboratory Science

Second Year

First Semester

ENG - 200-Level Literature Course
FIA 208 - Fundamentals of Acting
GOV 202 - American National Govt.
PSY 101 - General Psychology
MAT 127 - Elementary Statistics OR
Laboratory Science

Second Semester

ENG 128 - Dynamics of Communication OR
ENG 129 - Public Speaking
FIA 206 - Fundamentals in Progress
GOV 201 - American Govt. and Political OR
PHI 205 - Intro to Philosophy
PSY 102 - Psychology of Personality
FIA - Elective*
FIA - Diversity Course**

Students are encouraged to take Bio 111 before Bio 112.

*Students can take a Fine Arts Course elective in Dance, Music, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, or Visual Arts to fulfill the Fine Arts Course requirements.

** Students can take FIA 105, FIA 108, FIA 111 or FIA 117

Career Options

Graduates from this program can transfer to a 4-year institution. Students receive an immersion in this demanding art, as well as a solid liberal arts base for transfer.

Program Information

Type of Program: Associate in Arts Degree

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