Spring 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          32016 
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Class 32016 is online.
Online Orientation. There will be no on campus orientation for this course. Before the 1st Eight Week session 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 the instructor before Wednesday of the first week, January 20, in order to remain in the course.
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)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       02:30PM-05:35PM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN T 116           32020 Textbook
Class 32020 is designed for students in the Ford ASSET 19 Program and it is open to all students.

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          32056 Textbook
Class 32056 is online.
Online Orientation. There will be no on campus orientation for this course. Before this 2nd Eight Week session 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 the instructor before Thursday, March 18, in order to remain in the course.
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)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN M 201           21933 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN CAC 138         22255 Textbook


TA 303    History and Theory of the Theatre II    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area 1; 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 17th Century through modern times. This history and development of theatre and drama are studied in relationship to cultural, political and social conditions of the time. Plays are read or viewed 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, Mar 16-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          32017 
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Class 32017 is online.
Online Orientation. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation during the first week of the 2nd Eight Week session. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation and e-mail the instructor before Thursday, March 18, 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).


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, Jan 16-May 19
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          21019 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          32435 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN TA 412          20785 
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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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Condon             CRC MAIN TA 412          20787 
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TA 401    Children's Literature and Creative Drama    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course examines teaching strategies and techniques for introducing children to theatre. This is not a class for children, rather a class for educators service providers for children, and recreation majors. This course will introduce the students to children's theatre. This will be accomplished both through the study of contemporary children's theatre scripts as well as hands on exercises dealing with the methodology of presenting theatre for children (including mask making, puppetry, and creative drama techniques).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:35PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 138         32018 
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TTh       02:45PM-03:25PM LAB C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 138           


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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN TA 406          19987 
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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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN TA 406          19991 
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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: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MW        06:00PM-08:05PM LEC F.Ronzone            CRC MAIN TA 413          32291 
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TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LAB F.Ronzone            CRC MAIN TA 413            

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        06:00PM-08:05PM LEC N.Pipkin-Hutchinson  CRC MAIN TA 413          32293 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LAB N.Pipkin-Hutchinson  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, Jan 16-Mar 15
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Fortin              TBA TBA                 22265 
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To receive credit for this 3.0 unit class, students must attend 162 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, January 22, 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                 22267 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, January 22, 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                 22269 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, January 22, 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                 22271 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, January 22, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Fortin at fortinc@crc.losrios.edu for more information.
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Braden              TBA TBA                 22273 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, January 22, 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                 22275 Textbook
To receive credit for this .50 unit class, students must attend 27 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Friday, January 22, 1:00 p.m. in TA-406. Contact Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB F.Condon              TBA TBA                 22281 Textbook
To receive credit for this 3.0 unit class, students must attend 162 hours of activities scheduled around rehearsals and performances. Meeting times are TBA. Attendance will be taken. Orientation: Tuesday, February 16, 7:00 p.m. in TA-404. Contact Professor Condon at condonf@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB F.Condon              TBA TBA                 22283 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: Tuesday, February 16, 7:00 p.m. in TA-404. Contact Professor Condon at condonf@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB F.Condon              TBA TBA                 22285 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: Tuesday, February 16, 7:00 p.m. in TA-404. Contact Professor Condon at condonf@crc.losrios.edu for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB F.Condon              TBA TBA                 22287 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: Tuesday, February 16, 7:00 p.m. in TA-404. Contact Professor Condon at condonf@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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22053 
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All students enrolling in the above class 22053 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday from 12:30 - 1:20PM in BS-163.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19657 Textbook
The above number 19657 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160    
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22101 Textbook
All students enrolled in this class must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday from 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm in Room BS-147.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21663 Textbook
The above number 21663 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160     
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19653 Textbook
The above number 19653 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend the on ground orientation listed :
Friday February 19th 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19655 Textbook
The above number 19655 is a Hybrid class.
All students enrolled in this class must participate in Online lectures.
AND participate in 4 mandatory class meetings Saturdays from 9:00am - 11:00am in Room BS-160.
Meeting dates will be Saturday, March 20th, March 27, April 17th, and May 15th.
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to an IBM type PC computer with the following minimum requirements:
1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010