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Theatre Arts: Design & Technical Theatre Studies Associate of Arts Degree

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Theatre Arts: Design & Technical Theatre Studies Associate of Arts Degree

The Design/Technical Theatre Studies major emphasizes a hands on approach and places special focus on the well-rounded theatre artist. Students who complete the program can successfully transfer to a four- year university or conservatory.

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Required Courses

  • Technical Theatre Practicum
  • Stagecraft
  • Theatre Appreciation, or
  • Theatre History and Literature I, or
  • Script Analysis
  • Costume Crafts
  • Beginning Acting, or
  • Beginning Acting for Theatre Majors

Select one of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Scenic Design
  • Introduction to Lighting Design
  • Introduction to Stage Makeup
  • Costume Design

Select six units from the following list

  • Creative Writing: Playwriting
  • Introduction to Scenic Design
  • Introduction to Lighting Design
  • Introduction to State Makeup
  • Advanced Technical Theatre Practicum I
  • Advanced Technical Theatre Practicum II
  • Theatre History and Dramatic Literature I
  • Theatre History and Dramatic Literature II
  • Costume Design
  • Script Analysis
  • Intermediate Crew Practicum I
  • Intermediate Crew Practicum II
  • Performance Practicum
  • Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Topics
  • Introduction to Theatre Design

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Analyze a play in the context of its historical period, structure, theme, character, style and synthesize these components with research in the creation of a theatrical design.
  2. Demonstrate the performance process as an actor from rehearsal to preparing to performance.
  3. Demonstrate the production from construction/installation through technical rehearsals and performance before an audience.

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Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...


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Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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