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2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED 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. 

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • History  Credits: (6)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts [at least one course in Literature]  Credits: (6)
  • Mathematics  Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences  Credits: (8)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences  Credits: (6)

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


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Actor/Performer $7.89/hour $15.81/hour
Set Designer $39,600 $66,200
Director $27,700 $109,000

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

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

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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