May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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THEA 1010 - Introduction to Theatre


Academic Division:

Liberal Arts


Academic Discipline:

Theatre


Assistant Dean: Steve Haynes PhD
3 Credit(s)
Course is an overview of theatre as an art form. Includes historical and production points of view. Students will effectively view and critique plays and musicals. This is NOT a performance based course, but a theory and analysis based class. Semesters Available: Offered based on need. UG
3 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Explain the differences between actor, director, various technical personnel, designers and playwrights.

Answering chapter questions (weeks 2-8). Information Celebration (final Exam) Week 16

2. Explain the various periods of theatre history. Analyze how theatre affects various cultures and how culture affects theatre.

Answering chapter questions (week 2). Information Celebration (final Exam) – Week 16
3. List and describe various technical/theatrical terms. Answering chapter questions (weeks 2-8), Information Celebration(final Exam) – Week 16
4. Analyze a script. Play Analysis, Answering chapter questions (week 12), Information Celebration (final Exam) – Week 16
5. Effectively analyze and critique productions. Reaction Papers, Answering chapter questions (weeks 9-15), Information Celebration (final Exam) – Week 16

6. Explain the differences between actor, director, various technical personnel, designers and playwrights.

Answering chapter questions (weeks 2-8). Information Celebration (final Exam) Week 16

7. Explain the various periods of theatre history. Analyze how theatre affects various cultures and how culture affects theatre.

Answering chapter questions (week 2). Information Celebration (final Exam) – Week 16
8. List and describe various technical/theatrical terms. Answering chapter questions (weeks 2-8), Information Celebration(final Exam) – Week 16

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 





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