Fall 2016 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: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Wallace            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16341 
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 20th. Each student must also e-mail Professor Wallace at wallacj@flc.losrios.edu before Monday, Aug 22nd, 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).

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16342 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 20th. Each student must also e-mail Professor Harris at harrisd@flc.losrios.edu before Monday, Aug 22nd, 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 302    History and Theory of the Theatre I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 and TA 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course follows the development of the theatre arts from ancient Greece through the 19th Century. The history and evolution of theatre is studied in relationship to the socio-political and cultural conditions of the time. Plays will be read that exemplify major trends and prominent artists. A field trip to attend a live performance may be required. (C-ID THTR 113)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC J.Nicholson          FLC MAIN PAC 1062        19242 
Textbook


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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC P.Mohrmann           FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16345 
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MW        10:30AM-11:55AM LAB P.Mohrmann           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 UC/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 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        16002 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 423    Introduction to Scene Design for the Stage    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and TA 420
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as an introduction to the techniques and procedures of designing and painting scenery for the stage including design, color, perspective, tool use, notation, and drafting. It will consist of developing design plans, methods of visual representation of ideas, scale drawings and models, and practice in scenic painting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        19243 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


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 UC/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 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        16051 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 427    Stagehand Pre-Apprenticeship    2 Units

Prerequisite: TA 426 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Students must be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course will serve as practical stagehand experience for students working alongside professional union stagehands on department and visiting productions. Students will earn apprenticeship hours towards the required minimum for the professional stagehand union's apprenticeship program. Stagehand work often requires the moving of semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders, and carrying scenic elements or lighting instruments up to a height.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Schmidt            FLC MAIN FLCTBA          19245 
Textbook
The first class meeting will be held in room PAC 1062 on the FLC-main campus. All other class meetings will be held off site. For more information, please contact the instructor at schmids@flc.losrios.edu


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 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 career interests.
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 the field of Theatre Arts. 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 orientation. 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 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 email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16061 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16060 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16062 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16063 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2016