THEATRE DEPARTMENT
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE (THEATRE OPTION)

Admission to this program is in the Fall semester. Students wishing to start in January may do so by taking any course for which they have the stated prerequisites and then applying for the following September.

 

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

 
Applicants should apply to the Associate of Arts: Theatre. Please see the UFV Calendar: Associate of Arts for details on entrance requirements and how to apply to the program.
 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

 
The Associate of Arts Theatre option requires a minimum of 60 credits transferable to at least one of UBC, UNBC, UVic, or SFU, of which 15 must be from UFV. In addition, students must complete one practicum course chosen from Theatre 199 or Theatre 299. No course will be used to meet more than one of the following specific requirements. Students must achieve an average overall grade of C (cumulative GPA of 2.0) calculated on all courses counting towards the associate degree.
 

1. Six credits (two courses) in English: including English 105 plus one additonal 100-level English course (English 130 – Introduction to Modern Drama recommended).

2. 18 credits in 100-level Arts courses other than English, as follows:

o six credits chosen from the Social Sciences: anthropology, criminology, economics, geography, LAS 110/200, media and communications, political science, psychology, and sociology.

o six credits chosen from the Creative/Performing Arts, including Theatre 101, and one of Theatre 201 or 202.

o six elective credits chosen from the Humanities, Social Sciences and/or the Creative/Performing Arts .

3. 18 credits of 200-level Arts in two or more subject areas, to include:

o Theatre 211, 212, and one English course (English 230 recommended)

o nine credits of 200-level Arts courses.

4. Nine credits in Science to include:

o at least three credits in mathematics or statistics (including PSYC 201 or 202), or computing science, or CIS 100 or CIS 270

o three credits in a laboratory science

o three elective science credits.

5. Nine credits chosen from Theatre 111, Theatre 112, Theatre 121, Theatre 123, Theatre 201 or 202

6. O ne course of at least three credits from the program of study above must deal with Canadian content. To determine which courses can be used to fulfil this requirement, you should consult with an Arts advisor or the Theatre department head before completion of the program.

 

PROGRAM OUTLINE

 
Please note that this is a sample outline only. Courses are not necessarily offered in this sequence, nor are you required to follow this exact sequence. However, you should plan your courses carefully to ensure you have the prerequisites needed to complete the program in a timely way.
 
First Year (Semester I)
 

Course

  Title  

Credits

THEA 101   Introduction to Theatre  

3

THEA 111   Acting I  

3

ENGL 105   Academic Writing  

3

100-level   Social Science  

3

    MATH/Stats/COMP  

4

Total      

16


 
First Year (Semester II)
 

Course

  Title  

Credits

THEA 112   Acting II  

3

THEA 201   History of Theatre: 19th Century to the Present  

 

or THEA 202   History of Theatre: Antiquity to the 18th Century  

3

ENGL 105-170   ENGL 130 Introduction to Modern Drama recommended    
or one of   CMNS 125, 155, 251  

3

100-level   Lab science  

4

THEA 199   Practicum I  

 

or THEA 299   Practicum II  

3

Total      

16


 
Second Year (Semester I)
 

Course

  Title  

Credits

THEA 121   Introduction to Technical Theatre I  

3

THEA 211   Acting III  

3

100-level   Social Science  

3

200-level   English (ENGL 230 recommended)  

3

100/200-level   Science elective  

4

Total      

16


 
Second Year (Semester II)
 

Course

  Title  

Credits

THEA 212   Acting IV  

3

THEA 123   Introduction to Technical Theatre II  

 

or THEA 201   History of Theatre: 19th Century to the Present  

 

or THEA 202   History of Theatre: Antiquity to the 18th Century  

3

100/200-level   Social Sciences/Humanities  

3

200-level   Arts elective  

3

200-level   Arts elective  

3

Total      

15

Total credits      

63


 

SUBJECT AREAS

 
Click here for a list of the subject areas which apply to the Associate of Arts program categories.
 

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