Musical Theater: AA Degree
This degree provides a foundation in musical theater for students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater or pursuing a career in the music entertainment industry. To fulfill the requirements for this degree, students will complete the required courses for one of three areas of emphasis and work with a counselor to determine the appropriate pattern of general education courses based on the student’s individual educational goals.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Hear, identify and manipulate with fluency in sound and notation the elements of music such as rhythm, melody, harmony, structure, timbre, and texture.
- Demonstrate proficiency in solo and collaborative performance including technical competency, sight-reading, interpretive skill and artistic self-expression.
- Think, speak and write clearly and effectively about music.
|Required Core Courses (12 units)|
|MUSI-121||Music Theory I||3|
|MUSI-170||Musical Theater Performance||3|
|THEA-100||Introduction to Theater||3|
|Required Electives (9 units)|
|Complete 9 units from the following courses:||9|
|Fundamentals of Music|
|Music Theory II|
|Audition Techniques for Musical Theater|
|Musical Theater Voice I|
|Musical Theater Voice II|
|Musical Theater Performance|
|Musical Revue Performance|
|Musical Theater Performance: Young Audiences|
|Musical Theater Performance: Contemporary|
|Musical Theater Voice III|
|Musical Theater Voice IV|
|Rehearsal and Performance: Musical|
|Dance Theater Production|
|Acting for Fun and Profit|
|Musical Theater Production: Young Audiences|
|Musical Theater Production: Broadway|
|Musical Theater Production: Contemporary|
To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.