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Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 27, 2016

Theatre Arts (TA)


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. (C-ID THTR 111)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Wallace            CRC MAIN M 201           13977 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          15040 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 Monday August 22. Each student must e-mail Professor at @crc.losrios.edu before Monday, August 22, 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)

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fortin             CRC MAIN Online          15344 Textbook
Online class.

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 Monday August 22. Each student must e-mail Professor at @crc.losrios.edu before Monday, August 22, 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)


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: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Wallace            CRC MAIN CAC 230         14894 
Textbook
 

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Gilbert            CRC MAIN CAC 230         19662 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, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN L 113           15345 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB C.Babka              CRC MAIN L 113             


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: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines teaching strategies and techniques for introducing children to drama and theatre. This course will introduce the students to children's dramatic literature and creative drama in the classroom. Encouraging both teacher and student imagination and expression, the course helps future teachers, service providers and/or recreational leaders integrate drama into their programs and classrooms. Students will be introduced to a variety of genres and strategies for incorporating drama into their programs, including mime, dramatic play, improvisation, and dramatic literature. The course focuses on drama as an art form as well as a teaching tool.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC G.Dartez             CRC MAIN CAC 230         19311 
Textbook


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, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN TA 406          14234 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB TBA                  CRC MAIN TA 406            


TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to basic concepts of stage lighting, including planning, rigging and operations of lighting systems; optics, equipment, electricity, control and color; basic lighting design. (C-ID THTR 173)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN TA 406          15347 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB C.Babka              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, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN TA 406          14236 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB TBA                  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, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC TBA                  CRC MAIN TA 413          14816 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB TBA                  CRC MAIN TA 413            


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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14110 
Textbook
Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Thursday, October 13th from 6:30 PM -8:45 PM in WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class. 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: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         07:00PM-08:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14460 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14111 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 25th, 11:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14113 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26th, 9:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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          14687 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 29th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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, Sep 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14112 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 20th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 27, 2016

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