Spring 2015 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 course focuses on the relationship of theatre to various cultures throughout history, and on the contributions of significant individual artists. This course introduces students to elements of the production process including playwriting, acting, directing, design, and criticism. Students will also survey different periods, styles and genres of theatre through play reading, discussion, films and viewing and critiquing live theatre, including required attendance of theatre productions. It is an audience-oriented, non-performance theatre arts course open to all students.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          15569 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. There is no on-campus orientation for this course. Each student must complete the online orientation to Desire2Learn ( available at http://elearning.losrios.edu ) by Saturday January 17. Each student must e-mail Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu before Monday, January 19, in order to remain in the course.
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) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Flash Media player (latest version)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Braden             CRC MAIN Online          20138 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. There is no on-campus orientation for this course. Each student must complete the online orientation to Desire2Learn ( available at http://elearning.losrios.edu ) by Saturday January 17. Each student must e-mail Professor Braden at bradenk@crc.losrios.edu before Monday, January 19, in order to remain in the course.
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) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Flash Media player (latest version)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN M 200           15449 Textbook


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 I; 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. (C-ID THTR 113)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          15777 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. You MUST complete this mandatory online orientation and e-mail Professor Fortin before Saturday, January 17 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.
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) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Flash Media player (current version).


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 D3; IGETC Area 3A; IGETC Area 4C
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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN M 200           15834 
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. (C-ID THTR 151)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
MW        12:00PM-03:20PM LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN CAC 230         15835 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN CAC 230         15731 Textbook


TA 356    Acting for the Camera I    3 Units

Same As: RTVF 378
Prerequisite: RTVF 370 or TA 350 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in the theory and techniques of acting for film and video, comparing the differences between stage acting and acting for the camera. Scenes and commercials are enacted and played back on videotape for class critiquing. Students experience single camera and multiple-camera studio production and performance techniques. This course is the same as RTVF 378, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Wallace            CRC MAIN L 113           20324 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB J.Wallace            CRC MAIN L 113             


TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to technical theatre and the creation of scenic elements. Includes basic concepts of design, painting techniques, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, and career possibilities. Also included in this class is an introduction to theatrical construction and painting techniques; types of theatrical scenery and backstage organization. These topics are explored through a combination of lecture and practical experience gained by working on department productions. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406          14997 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 424    Advanced Technical Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420 and 422 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will explore advanced technical theatre production techniques and design in the areas of scenery, props, lighting, sound, scenic painting, rigging or stage management, costumes through individual projects and participation in major productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Decker             CRC MAIN TA 406          14999 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Decker             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: This course explores the basic areas of costume construction. Topics include fabrics, color, patterns, sewing techniques, costume pieces, and accessories. Period styles, costume analysis, and basic design are also covered. This course offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. Through the construction of costumes for the Theatre Arts productions students will learn techniques of pattern drafting and sewing for stage use. (C-ID THTR 174)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC R.Redmond            CRC MAIN TA 413          15779 
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MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Redmond            CRC MAIN TA 413            


TA 495    Independent Studies in Theatre Arts    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Decker              TBA TBA                 20575 
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3 unit.


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Theatre Arts.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15475 
Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Saturday, January 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in WIN 106. 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         15407 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14882 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in WIN 106. 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14883 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 23rd, 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in WIN 106
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             CRC MAIN Online          15498 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 24th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in WIN 106
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, Feb 19-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14881 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 19th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in WIN 106
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

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2015