Fall 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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TA 300    Introduction to the Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This class surveys the literary, cultural and historical aspect of theatre arts. It is an audience oriented, non-performance theatre arts course open to all students. Students will be required to see live theatrical productions as a part of this course. Students will have to purchase tickets to the plays and find their own transportation to the productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN M 201           18650 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          21458 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. There will be no on campus orientation for this course. Before the semester begins, logon to Professor Braden's faculty Web site at http:crc.losrios.edu/~bradenc/ for the online orientation and specific information about the course. Each student must complete the online orientation and e-mail Professor Braden before Tuesday, August 24, in order to remain in the class.
Professor Braden's e-mail for this class is ta300@cosumnes.net
NOTE: To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A; otherwise, you MUST have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Real Media player (latest version)


TA 302    History and Theory of the Theatre I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area 1; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the history of theatre from the Greeks through the 17th Century. The history and development of theatre and drama are studied in relationship to cultural, political and social conditions of the time. Plays are read for analysis of structure, plot, character and historical relevance. This course is recommended for students planning to major in Theatre, Humanities, English or Communication.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          20318 
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Online class.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the 8-week session. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation and e-mail Professor Fortin before Tuesday, October 19 of the first week of class at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu to remain in the class. The online orientation is available in the eLearning area for the class at http://elearning.losrios.edu and choose the Desire2Learn link.
NOTE: To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A; otherwise, you MUST have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Real Media player (current version).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 138         31322 Textbook


TA 306    Diversity in American Drama (1960 to Present)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 3A; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This multicultural course surveys the theatrical expression of Native-American, African-American, Chicana/Chicano, and Asian-American theatre from 1960 to the present, including the social, political, cultural, and economic climate in which the theatre was created.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC N.Pipkin-Hutchinson  CRC MAIN M 201           30560 
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TA 340    Beginning Acting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the student to the basic art and craft of acting. Basic exercises in voice and diction, movement, and character will be utilized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          30463 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN CAC 138         30561 Textbook


TA 350    Theory and Techniques of Acting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the theories and techniques used in the preparation of a role for the stage. American realistic scenes and monologues are staged and performed in the classroom. The emphasis will be placed on broadening the understanding of the acting process. This class may be taken twice for credit. Returning students will explore alternate theories of acting or further their understanding of a particular approach to acting and will develop more advanced skills in the various techniques of acting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          20324 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          21394 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          21300 Textbook


TA 351    Theory and Techniques of Acting II    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 350 or TA 381 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course follows TA 350 and will enable the serious acting student to expand skills that have been learned and apply them to an ongoing study of the craft of acting. The emphasis is placed on encouraging the actor to explore and expand the range and flexibility of their personal acting process, including acting for the camera. Students will explore at least four characters during the semester, as well as, observe progress of the other actors in the class. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          20326 
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TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic materials used in the construction of scenery and properties. Also included are construction and painting techniques; kinds of scenery and backstage organization are explored through a combination of lecture and practical experience gained by working on department productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN TA 406          19344 
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MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LAB C.Braden             CRC MAIN TA 406            
F         11:00AM-12:15PM LAB C.Braden             CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 424    Advanced Technical Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420 and 422.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Advanced study dealing with technical theatre production techniques and design in the areas of scenery, props, lighting, sound, scenic painting, rigging, costumes or stage management and costumes, through individual projects and participation in major productions. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN TA 406          19348 
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MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LAB C.Braden             CRC MAIN TA 406            
F         11:00AM-12:15PM LAB C.Braden             CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In addition to constructing costumes for the Theatre Arts productions, students will learn techniques of pattern drafting and sewing for stage use. Basic elements of color, design, and if applicable, period styles will be explored. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC F.Ronzone            CRC MAIN TA 413          30566 
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TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB F.Ronzone            CRC MAIN TA 413            


TA 460    Rehearsal and Performance    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: Ability to perform in current production as determined by audition, or to work backstage as determined by the requirements of the production.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is a workshop experience for students in theatre. All students performing or working backstage in productions may enroll in this class for one-half to three units at the discretion of the instructor. The course may be repeated for a maximum of twelve units. Students may enroll in this class after the close of late registration at the discretion of the instructor.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        06:30PM-09:40PM LAB G.Dartez             CRC MAIN CAC 138         31299 
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This is a 1.0 Unit class.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       07:00PM-09:20PM LAB F.Condon             CRC MAIN CAC 138         21220 Textbook
1.67 Units 90 hours LAB

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Braden              TBA TBA                 21236 Textbook
To receive credit for this 2.0 unit class, students must attend 108 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, August 27, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Braden              TBA TBA                 21238 Textbook
To receive credit for this .5 unit class, students must attend 27 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, August 27, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Braden              TBA TBA                 31318 Textbook
To receive credit for this 1.0 unit class, students must attend 54 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, August 27, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Nov 14
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Fortin              TBA TBA                 21228 Textbook
To receive credit for this 2.67 unit class, students must attend 144 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, August 27, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Fortin at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Fortin              TBA TBA                 21230 Textbook
To receive credit for this 2.0 unit class, students must attend 108 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, August 27, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Fortin at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Fortin              TBA TBA                 21232 Textbook
To receive credit for this 1.0 unit class, students must attend 54 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, August 27, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Fortin at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB C.Fortin              TBA TBA                 21234 Textbook
To receive credit for this .5 unit class, students must attend 27 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, August 27, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Fortin at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu for more information.


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18986 
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Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20166 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m. BS -160

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18988 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18992 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18990 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 16-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      30181 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom. Students must participate in Online lectures and four mandatory classroom meetings Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in T-116 on October 16 and 23, November 20 and December 11.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 18, 2010