Dec 01, 2023
DRMA& 101 - Introduction to Theatre Credits: 5
Introduces the understanding and enjoyment of the arts, theater and films. Course regards drama as one of the performing arts and not as literature.
Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for READ 104 or instructor consent.
Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Define in writing their own personal aesthetic.
- Demonstrate through in-class presentation an understanding of the theatrical epochs.
- Demonstrate through class discussions an understanding of theatrical structure, genre and style.
- Demonstrate an understanding of theatre criticism by writing two production critiques.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of historical genres and styles beyond current trends in Performing Arts.
- Demonstrate responsibility by one or more of the following: attendance, assignment completion, final project or performance completion.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.
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