Code: F_AA_THRD

Campus: Larimer Campus and Online Learning

Theatre Associate of Arts

My Academic Plans (MAPs) are designed by faculty to better guide you in retention and completion. It is highly encouraged that you complete courses in the recommended order provided below in the notes section. You should work with an academic advisor to adjust your plan based on your scheduling needs.


My Academic Plan

Program Mission & Description

You can earn an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree with Theater designation at FRCC and transfer as a junior to Colorado public four-year schools.

Transfer to a four-year college for a bachelor’s degree. Start a career in acting, theater directing, costume design and construction, stage makeup, technical direction, or arts management.

AA Theatre Degree

Theatre Degree Required Courses

Transfer Degree:
With this degree you can enter as a junior majoring in Theater at the following four-year schools:
• Adams State University [B.A. Theater]
• Colorado State University-Ft Collins [B.A. Theater]
• Fort Lewis College [B.A. Theater; Theater Generalist option]
• Metropolitan State University of Denver [B.A. Theater]
• University of Colorado Boulder [B.A. Theater]
• University of Colorado, Colorado Springs [B.A. Visual & Performing Arts; Theater option]
• University of Northern Colorado [B.A. Theater Arts]
• Western State Colorado University [B.A. Communication Arts; Theater & Performance Studies emphasis]
Be sure to talk with an advisor when selecting your courses to ensure you will complete your degree on time with the classes you need.

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Career Opportunities

A degree in Theater opens the door to careers in:

• Acting
• Theater Directing
• Costume Design and Construction
• Stage Makeup
• Technical Direction and Arts Management

First Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
THE 108Theatre Script Analysis

3

ENG 121English Composition I

3

THE 111Acting I

3

GT- MA1Mathematics (GT-MA1): ___________

3-4

THE 105Theatre Appreciation

3

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Second Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
THE 215Playwriting

3

ELC- LS1Approved Elective List: __________

2

THE- REQTheater: ___________

3

GT- HI1History: __________

3

GT- SC1Natural & Physical Sciences: ___________

4-5

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Third Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 122English Composition II

3

THE 116Technical Theatre

3

THE 211Development of Theatre: Greek-Renaissance

3

GT- SSSocial & Behavioral Sciences: ___________

3

ELC- LSTApproved Elective List: __________

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. You should not exceed 62 credits. You may want to check with your advisor to monitor your completion progress.

Course NumberTitleCredits
GT- SC1/2Natural & Physical Sciences: ___________

3-4

THE 212Development of Theatre: Restoration-Modern

3

GT- SSSocial & Behavioral Sciences: ___________

3

ELC- LSTApproved Elective List: __________

3

ELC- LSTApproved Elective List: __________

3

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Total Credit Hours: 60-62