Fall 2015 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 theatre arts survey 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. Field trips might be required. (C-ID THTR 111)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
W         07:00PM-10:10PM LEC I.Wallace            Off Campus RCC 11        19264 
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TBA       TBA             LEC I.Wallace            Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19264 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
Th        07:00PM-10:10PM LEC R.Mabanta            Off Campus RCC 13        19265 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Mabanta            Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19265 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Wallace            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19263 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Each student must complete the online orientation on Desire2Learn by Saturday, Aug 22nd. Each student must also e-mail Professor Wallace at wallacj@flc.losrios.edu before Monday, Aug 24th, in order to remain in the course. To take this class, you may use the computers in the FLC main campus library; 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, and (5) Flash Media player (latest version).


TA 303    History and Theory of the Theatre II    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 300, and TA 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the theatre and drama from the 17th century to the present, with emphasis on the historical and cultural environment of the theatre. Plays will be read focusing on their relevance to history and their lasting impact upon contemporary audiences.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1062        19268 
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TA 340    Beginning Acting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: TA 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to stage performance. Students will practice basic acting theory through scene study. Included is a classroom investigation of performance through the use of theatre games, movement, voice, sensory awareness, and improvisation. The course is designed for students new to acting wishing to explore self-expression through performance, and for those more experienced students wishing to begin the degree sequence. (C-ID THTR 151)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC R.Mabanta            FLC MAIN PAC 1170        19270 
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MW        10:30AM-11:55AM LAB R.Mabanta            FLC MAIN PAC 1170          


TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as an introduction to technical theatre specifically related to stage-craft and the elements of scenic construction, construction tools, types of theatres, and theatre safety. Practical experience is gained by working on department productions. Stagecraft work often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        15815 
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M         03:15PM-04:20PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
W         01:00PM-04:20PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
This class meets MW 1:00-4:20.


TA 424    Advanced Technical Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Students should be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will explore advanced technical theatre and production techniques in the areas of scenery, properties, lighting, sound, scenic painting, rigging, and stage management. Practical experience is gained by working on productions for the Department of Theatre and Cinema Arts, Department of Music, Dance program, and/or the guest speaker series. Technical theatre often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        15874 
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M         03:15PM-04:20PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
W         01:00PM-04:20PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
This class meets MW 1:00-4:20.


TA 426    Stagehand Practices    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 424 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Students should be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as an introduction to union stagehand practices. Topics include concepts of trade unionism and the function and services of the various professional unions involved in theatrical and motion picture production. The class will focus on developing basic skills of professional stagehand work and on trade safety. Practical experience is gained by working on department productions. Stagehand work often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders, and carrying scenic elements or lighting instruments up to a height.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Schmidt            FLC MAIN PAC 1062        19273 
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TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Schmidt            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to theatre arts. Students are advised to consult with the Theatre Arts Department to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
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; completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation. Additionally, students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an e-mail account. First time students are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Collier            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15883 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm in FL1-207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15884 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm in FL1-207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15885 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the two class orientations, which are scheduled for Monday, August 24, 10:00am-11:30am or Tuesday, August 25, 7:00pm-8:30pm, in RCC 14. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor Anna Domek at domeka@flc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15886 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 25, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in room EDC-A201, and Friday, August 28, 9:00-11:00 a.m. in room EDC-A214. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at kientzm@flc.losrios.edu.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016