Theatre & Drama

This degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree program majoring in theatre and drama.

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Credit Hours

61

Required Courses

  • SDV 100: Orientation - 1 credits
  • ENG 111: College Composition I - 3 credits
  • ENG 112: College Composition II - 3 credits
  • ITE 119: Information Literacy - 3 credits
  • HIS 101: History of Western Civilization I or HIS 111: History of World Civilization I or HIS 121: US History I - 3 credits
  • HIS 102: History of Western Civilization II or HIS 112: History of World Civilization II or HIS 122: US History II - 3 credits
  • MTH ___: Mathematics Elective - 3 credits
  • MTH ___: Mathematics Elective - 3 credits
  • HLT/PED: Health or Physical Education Elective - 1 credits
  • CST 130: Introduction to Theater or CST 136: Theater Workshop - 3 credits
  • CST 131: Acting I - 3 credits
  • CST ___: Theatre/Drama Elective - 3 credits
  • CST ___: Theatre/Drama Elective - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Foreign Language Elective - 3 credits, 4 credits
  • ___ ___: Foreign Language Elective - 3 credits, 4 credits
  • ___ 201: Foreign Language or Transfer Elective - 3 credits, 4 credits
  • ___ 202: Foreign Language or Humanities Elective - 3 credits, 4 credits
  • ___ ___: Social Science Elective - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Social Science Elective - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Science w/Laboratory Elective - 4 credits
  • ___ ___: Science w/Laboratory Elective - 4 credits

Admissions Requirements

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

Additional Program Information

This program results in the Associate of Arts degree in Visual and Performing Arts - Theatre and Drama Specialization, which prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree. PVCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with top colleges and universities that guarantee admission to PVCC graduates who meet specific academic transfer criteria. This program also serves the needs of artists who wish to improve their skills and broaden their knowledge in the fine arts.

Graduation Requirement: Students entering all transfer degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC), which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112, in order to graduate. Approved Writing Intensive Courses are specified with a "WI" section designation.

Electives

  • Theatre/Drama Elective: Students should complete a full year of theatre and drama courses. Courses for theater/drama are CST 131-132, CST 136, CST 145,  and CST 130.
  • Foreign Language Elective: Students who have satisfactorily completed two years of foreign language in high school may test for advanced placement into the second year of the foreign language.
  • Foreign Language or Elective: Students should complete drama/theatre course work designed to match their area of interest and transfer requirements. Students who wish to transfer to the University of Virginia or the College of William and Mary need to take a foreign language through the 202 level.