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2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Theatre Arts - A.S. (TTP)


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Theatre Arts is the study of theatrical performance relating to literary, physical, and historical contexts. The Associate of Science in Theatre Arts is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts or related fields.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program. 

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Theatre Electives [excluding theatre history]  Credits: (7)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (6)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for computer literacy requirements.

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Actor/Performer $7.89/hour $15.81/hour
Set Designer $31,540 $62,320
Director $27,780 $105,080

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule.  Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Mathematics (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Theatre Elective (Excluding Theatre History) Credits: (3)
  • Theatre Elective (Excluding Theatre History) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (14)


  • History  (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)   Credits: (4)
  • Theatre Electives [Excluding Theatre History]  Credits: (1)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • History  (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)   Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

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