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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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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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