Theatre Arts

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

Students on stage participating in a theatre performance

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 60-63 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • ENG 213/THE 210 Dramatic Literature
  • HPE/THE 181 Mime: Physical Theatre and Movement
  • THE 100 Introduction to Theatre Production/Technology
  • THE 102 Acting I: Introduction to Acting
  • THE 115 Backstage Practicum and/or THE 215 Scene Shop Practicum
  • THE 220 Theatre History I: Greeks through the 18th Century
  • THE 225 Theatre History II: Romantics to Contemporary
  • 6 credit hours of Communications (COM) or Music (MUS) or Theatre (THE) Electives

General Education

  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature or ENG 103 Composition II
  • 3 credit hours of a First Year Experience (FYE) or First Year Seminar (FYS) elective (FYS 110 First Year Seminar in Humanities or FYS 125 First Year Seminar in the Arts recommended)
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved Social Sciences Elective
  • 3 credit hours of Social Sciences Elective (American History or Western Civilization are recommended)
  • 9-12 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics or Natural Sciences (must include at least one math and one natural sciences course)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral
  • 3 credit hours of Computer Science Electives
  • 3 credit hours General Electives

SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit www.flcc.edu/academics/transfer-guidelines.


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Performance opportunities are varied at FLCC. You'll participate in musicals, plays, the touring children's theatre, mime shows, and more!

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Dorren Allen-Carr

"I am an actor, and I can say that in my time here at FLCC, the Theatre program has played a major role in my progression and enhancement as an actor."