Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Wallace            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16208 
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 canvas.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 by Saturday, Jan 20. Each student must also e-mail Professor Wallace at wallacj@flc.losrios.edu before Monday, Jan 15, 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      16580 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 canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at harrisd@flc.losrios.edu.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      20444 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 canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at harrisd@flc.losrios.edu.

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC I.Wallace            Rancho RCC1 212          20033 Textbook


TA 315    History of Film: 1950's to Present    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
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 historical and critical survey of motion pictures as an art form. It emphasizes the evolution of artistic and technical facets of production in features, documentaries, and experimental films, focusing on movies from the 1950s to present.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
T         02:00PM-05:10PM LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20019 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                  FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      20019 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.


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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC P.Mohrmann           FLC MAIN PAC 1170        20027 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150        20029 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          
This class meets TTH 1:30 pm -- 4:35 pm.


TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: TA 300 and 420; 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 is an introduction to the basic concepts of lighting for the stage, motion pictures, and television. Topics include the basic elements of lamps and fixtures, electricity, dimmers and control consoles. It also covers the design elements of color, distribution, and space to produce a lighting design. Practical lighting skills are gained from work on department productions. Stage lighting work often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders, and carrying lighting equipment up to a height. (C-ID THTR 173)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Schmidt            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        16395 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150        20031 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-04:35PM LAB I.Wallace            FLC MAIN PAC 1150          


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
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. It offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. (C-ID THTR 174)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC R.Redmond            FLC MAIN PAC 1176        16601 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Redmond            FLC MAIN PAC 1176          


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, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15844 
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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16225 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    15845 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     15846 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.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2017