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Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 20, 2017

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 audience-oriented, non-performance course focuses on the study of theatre and its relationship to: 1) the cultures and societies who create theatre; 2) other entertainment media such as film and television; and 3) audience development. 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 a required field trip to a play at a professional or community theatre. (C-ID THTR 111)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TTh       03:00PM-06:20PM LEC D.Lawson             SCC MAIN PAC 106         16649 
Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Mohrmann           SCC MAIN PAC 202         17793 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC P.Mohrmann           SCC MAIN PAC 106         16648 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC L.DeLappe            SCC MAIN Online          19677 Textbook
Online Class.


TA 302    History and Theory of the Theatre I    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 is a study of the masterpieces of World Theatre from the Greeks to the Nineteenth Century. Lectures include the historical and cultural environment out of which the plays were written and an analysis of plays from a variety of viewpoints including their historical moment and their lasting impact upon a contemporary audience. The course will also include an investigation into the synergy of theatrical performance and theatre architecture development and the continuing impact of these issues on a contemporary audience. Students are required to see three on-campus stage productions during the semester. (C-ID THTR 113)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Hanson             SCC MAIN PAC 202         16650 
Textbook
On-Campus


TA 308    Diversity in American Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This non-performance course is an introduction to American cultural diversity in and through theatre. The course will identify, compare and contrast the cultural identities, histories and artistic expressions of Asian/Pacific Americans; Black/African Americans; Chicano/Latino/Hispanic Americans; European-Americans; Native Americans; and multi-racial/multi-ethnicity/multi-nationality and immigrant groups. The social, cultural, and political contexts that shaped these works will also be discussed. Constructs of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality will be examined and compared cross-culturally. Topics will be covered through readings, lectures, discussions, and attendance at live play productions, including a required field trip to a play at a professional or community theatre.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Hanson             SCC MAIN PAC 202         17724 
Textbook
On-Campus


TA 350    Theory and Techniques of Acting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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. Memorized acting scenes are staged and performed in the classroom. The course is designed for majors in theatre arts and communication. (C-ID THTR 151)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Hanson             SCC MAIN PAC 150         17674 
Textbook
On-Campus


TA 351    Theory and Techniques of Acting II    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course includes the application of acting theories and techniques to the scripts of realistic drama. Memorized acting scenes are presented in the classroom. The course is designed for majors in theatre arts and communication. (C-ID THTR 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Hanson             SCC MAIN PAC 150         17675 
Textbook
On-Campus


TA 395    Playwriting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course includes the writing, reading, performing, critiquing, and revising of original work. Students will write continually throughout the semester, and their work will be read, performed, and discussed in class. Students will complete a full-length play by the end of the semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Hanson             SCC MAIN PAC 134         17375 
Textbook
On-Campus


TA 420    Stagecraft    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic materials used in the construction of scenery and properties, as well as construction and painting techniques. Kinds of scenery and backstage organization are explored through a combination of lecture and practical experience gained by working on department productions. (C-ID THTR 171)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         01:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Weinsheink         SCC MAIN PAC 160         19679 
Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:15PM LAB S.Weinsheink         SCC MAIN PAC 160           
On-Campus


TA 423    Introduction to Scene Design for the Stage    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course will cover the techniques and procedures in application of design, color, and perspective in designing scenery for the stage. It will consist of developing floor plans; methods of pictorial representation of ideas, scale drawings, color perspective, and models.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Weinsheink         SCC MAIN PAC 106         19681 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Weinsheink         SCC MAIN PAC 158           
On-Campus


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 ; 72 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, and costumes through individual projects and participation in major productions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         01:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Weinsheink         SCC MAIN PAC 160         20029 
Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:15PM LAB S.Weinsheink         SCC MAIN PAC 160           
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On-Campus


TA 437    Stage Make-up I    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic techniques of theatrical makeup. It explores makeup materials, color and light, modeling techniques, and design elements in the development of makeup designs for corrective, old age, historical, stylized face, clown, animal, and fantasy makeup. (C-ID THTR 175)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC J.Nicholson          SCC MAIN PAC 158         19683 
Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-07:50PM LAB L.DeLappe            SCC MAIN PAC 158           
On-Campus


TA 495    Independent Studies in Theatre Arts    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among college, faculty members, and students. Independent Studies in Theatre Arts offers students a chance to do research and/or experimentation that is more typical of advanced studies in Theatre Arts. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Weinsheink          TBA TBA                 18898 
Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 20, 2017

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