2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Aug 17, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DRMA& 101 Introduction to the Theater Arts (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities with Performance; General Transfer Elective
Formerly THTR 150 - CNN

Course Description
This course provides an overview of theatre including dramatic literature, theatre history, scene design, stage lighting, styles of acting & directing, and plays discussions.

Student Outcomes
Course objectives: These course objectives reflect the campus wide outcomes endorsed by the college. The relevant outcomes are abbreviated as follows

Student learning objectives:

Upon satisfactory completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Critically analyze drama scripts
2. Critically analyze the elements of theatre production
3. Demonstrate an understanding of classical theatre as it relates to theatre today through critique and discussion
4. Demonstrate an understanding of theatre history through critique, tests, and discussion
5. Demonstrate an appreciation for the elements of theatre production
6. Appraise live theatre productions
7. Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary theatre through critique, tests, and discussion



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