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DRAM 1120, 1121, 2120, 2121. Theatre Practicum I, II, III, IV. (1-0-4)

Practicum in theater open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. This course may be repeated for a maximum of four hours credit. Lab fee.

DRAM 1310. Introduction to Theatre. (3-3-0) Core Area 050

Survey of theater including its history, dramatic works, stage techniques, production procedures and relation to other art forms. Participation in productions may be required.

DRAM 1322.  Stage Movement. (3-2-4)

A study of the principles, practices and exercises in body techniques and stage movement with an emphasis on character movement and body control. Lab fee.

DRAM 1330. Stagecraft I. (3-2-4)

Study and application of the methods and components of theatrical production which may include one or more of the following: theater facilities, scenery construction and painting, properties, lighting, costume, makeup, sound and theatrical management. Lab fee.

DRAM 1341. Make-up (3-2-4)

Design and execution of makeup for the purpose of developing believable characters.  Includes the discussion of basic makeup principles and practical experience of makeup application. The craft of makeup is explored. Both theory and practice are included. Lab fee.

DRAM 1342. Introduction to Costume. (3-2-4)

Principles and techniques of costume design and construction for theatrical productions. Lab fee.

DRAM 1351. Acting I. (3-2-4)

An introduction to the fundamental principles and tools of acting as used in auditions, rehearsals and performances. This may include ensemble performing, character and script analysis and basic theater terminology. This exploration will emphasize the development of the actor’s instrument: voice, body and imagination.  Lab fee.

DRAM 1352. Acting II. (3-2-4)

Exploration and further training within the basic principles and tools of acting, including an emphasis on critical analysis of oneself and others. The tools include ensemble performing, character and script analysis and basic theater terminology. This will continue the exploration of the development of the actor’s instrument: voice, body and imagination. Lab fee.

DRAM 2331. Stagecraft II. (3-2-4)

Prerequisite: DRAM 1330 or approval of instructor.

Continued study and application of the methods and components of theatrical production which may include one or more of the following: theater facilities, scenery construction and painting, properties, lighting, costume, makeup, sound and theatrical management. Lab fee.

DRAM 2336. Voice for the Theater. (3-3-0)

Application of the performer’s use of the voice as a creative instrument of effective communication.  Encourages an awareness of the need for vocal proficiency and employs techniques designed to improve the performer’s speaking abilities.

DRAM 2351. Acting III:  Script Analysis and Auditioning Techniques. (3-2-4)

Prerequisite:  DRAM 1351, DRAM 1352

Development of basic skills and techniques of acting including increased sensory awareness, ensemble performing, character analysis, and script analysis. Emphasis on the mechanics of voice, body, emotion, and analysis as tools for the actor.  Lab fee.

DRAM 2366. Introduction to Cinema. (3-2-4) Core Area 050

Survey and analyze cinema including history, film techniques, production procedures, selected motion pictures, and cinema’s impact on and reflection of society. The lab part of the course will primarily be devoted to viewing selected films. Lab fee.

DRAM 2389. Academic Cooperative.  (3-1-5)

An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience.  In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of drama. Lab fee.

 

 

* DRAM FALL PATHWAY ELECTIVES:

DRAM 1351 Acting 1

DRAM 1330 Stagecraft 1

DRAM 2351 Acting III

DRAM 1322 Stage Movement

DRAM 1342 Introduction to Costume

MUAP 1281 Voice I

MUAP 2181 Voice III

* DRAM SPRING PATHWAY ELECTIVES:

DRAM 2389 Academic Cooperative

DRAM 1352 Acting II

DRAM 2331 Stagecraft II

DRAM 2336 Voice and Diction

DRAM 1341/Make-up

MUAP 1282 Voice II

MUAP 2182 Voice IV

 

 

 

 

Component Area

Courses

Semester Hours

Communication (010)

Both:

ENGL 1301 AND

ENGL 1302

6

Mathematics (020)

One course from:

MATH 1314, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 2312, 2413

3

Life & Physical Sciences (030)

*Two Courses from:

BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2420, 2421, 2404

CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425

PHYS 1401, 1402, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

6

Language, Philosophy,

And Culture (040)

One course from:

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328,  2332,  2333

HUMA 1301

PHIL 2306

SPAN 2311, 2312

3

Creative Arts (050)

One course from:

ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304

DRAM 1310, 2366

MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310

3

History (060)

Two courses from:

HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 2301

6

Government (070)

Both:

GOVT 2305 AND GOVT 2306

6

Social & Behavioral Sciences (080)

One course from:

ECON 2301, 2302

PSYC 2301, 2314

SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301

3

Component Area Requirement CAO (090)

Two courses from:

BCIS 1305

BIOL 1406, 1407, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2420, 2421, 2404

CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425

EDUC/PSYC 1300

ENGL 2311

MATH 1314,1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 1350, 1351, 2312, 2413, 2414, 2318, 2320, 2415

PHYS 1401, 1402, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

SPCH 1315, 1321

6

Suggested Pathway Electives

Suggested pathway electives  to complete 60 semester hours

18

(2 of the 18 hours will consist of science labs)

* The following science combinations will satisfy the life & physical science requirement

BIOL 1406 and BIOL 1407; BIOL 1408 and BIOL 1409; BIOL 1411 and BIOL 1413; BIOL 1406 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1407 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1408 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1409 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1411 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1413 with any CHEM or PHYS; CHEM 1405 and CHEM 1407; CHEM 1406 and CHEM 1407; CHEM 1405 with any BIOL or PHYS; CHEM 1406 with any BIOL or PHYS; CHEM 1407 with any BIOL or PHYS

 

 

 
 

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6/13/2018 8:42:26 AM

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