Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Aug 06, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performing Arts AA: 613


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The performing arts curricula are planned to provide a fundamental course of study and training in basic skills for students who plan to continue study at a four-year institution, expect to enter a professional training program in theatre or dance, or wish to seek professional employment in theatre, dance, or related areas. Completion of all requirements will lead to the award of the AA in performing arts.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


  • 3 semester hours (HUMD) †
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences Distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD) **
  • Natural Sciences Distribution 3 semester hours (NSND)
  • Program Elective 3 semester hours ††
  • Program Elective 3 semester hours ††

Total Credit Hours: 60


ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A  if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or any program elective.

** Behavioral and Social Sciences Distribution courses (BSSD) must come from different disciplines.

† May substitute other 200-level Humanities Distribution course.

‡ Course must be taken for a minimum of 2 credits.

‡‡  Select 18 credits from the following based on your advising pathway (Performance, Production, Dance, or Musical Theatre): COMM 109 ; DANC 101 , DANC 102 , DANC 103 , DANC 104 , DANC 105 , DANC 106 , DANC 107 , DANC 108 , DANC 110 , DANC 120 , DANC 200 , DANC 201 , DANC 202 , DANC 203 , DANC 204 , DANC 205 , DANC 206 MUSC 147 , MUSC 148 , MUSC 194 THET 118 , THET 122 , THET 125 , THET 201 , THET 208 , THET 216 , THET 225 , THET 230 , THET 237 . At least 6 program elective credits must be in 200-level courses.

One of the distribution or elective courses must fulfill the Global and Cultural Perspectives requirement.

Program Outline/Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


  • 3 semester hours (HUMD) †
  • 3 semester hours
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences Distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD) **
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences Distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD) **
  • Natural Sciences Distribution with Lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)
  • Natural Sciences Distribution 3 semester hours (NSND)

General Education Institutional Requirement


Program Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 60


ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103  or any program elective.

** Behavioral and Social Sciences Distribution (BSSD) courses must come from different disciplines.

† May substitute other 200-level Humanities Distribution course.

‡ Course must be taken for a minimum of 2 credits.

‡‡ Select 18 credits from the following based on your advising pathway (Performance, Production, Dance, or Musical Theatre): COMM 109 ; DANC 101 DANC 102 DANC 103 DANC 104 DANC 105 DANC 106 DANC 107 DANC 108 DANC 110 DANC 120 DANC 200 DANC 201 DANC 202 DANC 203 DANC 204 DANC 205 DANC 206 MUSC 147 MUSC 148 MUSC 194 THET 118 THET 122 THET 125 THET 201 THET 208 THET 216 THET 225 THET 230 THET 237 . At least 6 program elective credits must be in 200-level courses. 

One of the distribution or elective courses must fulfill the Global and Cultural Perspectives requirement.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion the student will be able to:

1. Discuss the importance of dance, theatre, or music as performing arts situated in cultural, historical, and aesthetic contexts.

2. Employ the specialized vocabulary of dance, theatre, or music as it applies to history and current professional practice.

3. Analyze components of dance, theatre, or music in order to make informed aesthetic choices.

4. Demonstrate mastery of skills and techniques required to produce or perform a work of dance, theatre, or music according to standards of professional and safe practice.

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