Oakland Community College 
Programs

THEATRE

Associate in Liberal Arts (THE.ALA)

   The Theatre program is an associate degree in liberal arts with a concentration in Theatre. This program includes performance and the technical aspects of theatre, including theory and practical experience. Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre, enter a specialized school of acting, or enter the professional entertainment industry.

   Graduating from this program does not automatically qualify the student for the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) endorsement. Students in this program seeking MTA endorsement should work closely with an OCC counselor to identify classes from the MTA List which apply to the endorsement and to degree requirements.

General Requirements Credits
ENG 1510
ENG 1520
Composition I
Composition II
3
3
  Fine Arts/Humanities (non-THE courses) remaining 2
  Mathematics/Science1 8
  Physical Education 1
  Recommended:
PER 1653 Dance-Modern
PER 1654 Dance-Ballet
PER 1657 Jazz Dance I
PER 1880 Yoga
PER 1941 Fencing Beginning
 
POL 1510 American Government 3
  Social Science 8

Required Specialty Course
THE 1561 Introduction to Theatre 3
THE 1571 Acting I 3
THE 1580 Acting II 3
THE 1583 Movement for the Actor 3
THE 1585 Acting for Film 3
THE 1587 Audition and the Business of Acting 3
THE 1590 Improvisation 3
THE 1701 Theatre Activity 1
THE 1702 Theatre Activity 2

The student must select 12 credits from the following courses:
 
COM 1710 Forensic Activity 1
COM 26202 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
ENG 1720 Intro to Literature: Poetry & Drama 3
ENG 2750 Introduction to Shakespeare 3
ENG 2780 Introduction to Playwriting and Screenwriting 3
HUM 1900 Introduction to the Film 3
MUS 1810 Voice 2
MUS 1820 Voice 2
PER 1653 Dance-Modern 1
PER 1654 Dance-Ballet 1
PER 1657 Jazz Dance I 1
PER 1880 Yoga 1
PER 1941 Fencing Beginning 1
THE 1581 Voice for the Actor 3
THE 1589 Movement for Musical Theatre 2
THE 1601 Theatre Production and Technology 3
THE 1603 Fundamentals of Costuming 3
THE 1703 Theatre Activity 3
THE 1990 Fundamentals of Directing 3
THE 2101-2110 Topics in Theatre 1-3
THE 2111-2120 Topics in Technical Theatre 1-3
THE 2560 Play Production and Events Management 3
 
See degree requirements for an Associate in Liberal Arts degree
 
1   Must include an approved lab/science course and completion of MAT 1150 or higher.
2   Course may be used to meet Communication Requirement. •
●   Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.