Drama

Pre-Major Curriculum Code: A1020C

This program prepares the student to transfer courses or the degree in its entirety to a four-year senior institution. This Associate in Fine Arts program is specifically designed for students who wish to earn a baccalaureate degree in Drama.

General Education Core (28 SHC)  SHC = Semester Hours Credit

The general education core includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and English composition.

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Associate in Fine Arts Pre-Major Drama Degree (A10100)
Course Requirements for A.F.A. Drama

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

English Composition (6 SHC)

Two English composition courses are required.
English 111, Expository Writing (3 SHC), is required as the first composition course.
The second composition course must be selected from the following.
ENG 112 Argument-Based Research (3 SHC)
ENG 113 Literature-Based Research (3 SHC)
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting (3 SHC)

Humanities/Fine Arts (6 SHC)

Two courses from two discipline areas are required.
One course must be a literature course.
ENG 231, 232, 241, 242, 261, 262
One additional general education core course from the following discipline areas is required: art, communication, foreign languages, interdisciplinary humanities, music, philosophy, and religion.
ART 111, 114, 115 COM 110, 120, 231 (3 hours only)
FRE 111, 112, 211, 212 HUM 130, 160, 211, 212
MUS 110, 112, 210, 213 PHI 215, 240
REL 112, 211, 212, 221 SPA 111, 112, 211, 212

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 SHC)

Three courses from three discipline areas are required.
One course must be a history course.
HIS 115, 121, 122, 131, 132
Two additional general education core courses from two of the following discipline areas are required: anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology.
ANT 210 ECO 151, 251, 252
GEO 111, 112,130 POL 110, 120, 210, 220
PSY 150 SOC 210, 213, 220, 225, 240
The following course is recommended.
PSY 150 General Psychology (3 SHC)

Natural Sciences/Mathematics (7-8 SHC)

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)
One course (4 SHC) must be selected from the following.
BIO 110 Principles of Biology (4 SHC)
BIO 111 General Biology I (4 SHC)
CHM 131/131A Intro to Chemistry/Lab (4 SHC)
CHM 151 General Chemistry I (4 SHC)
GEL 120 Physical Geology (4 SHC)
PHY 110/110A Conceptual Physics/Lab (4 SHC)
PHY 151 College Physics I (4 SHC)
PHY 251 General Physics I (4 SHC)
Mathematics (3-4 SHC)
One course (3-4 SHC) must be selected from the following.
MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics (3 SHC) or
MAT 161 College Algebra (3 SHC) or
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra (3 SHC) or
MAT 175 Precalculus (4 SHC)
Note: Math courses with a prerequisite of MAT 161 or higher may be substituted locally. You must see an academic counselor for details. Additional lab courses may be required for math classes taken at Coastal Carolina Community College.

Other Required Hours (36-37 SHC)

The following courses are required. (31-32 SHC)
ACA 111 College Student Success (1 SHC)
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers (3 SHC)
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre (3 SHC)
DRA 120 Voice for Performance (3 SHC)
DRA 130 Acting I (3 SHC)
DRA 131 Acting II (3 SHC)
DRA 140 Stagecraft I (3 SHC)
DRA 145 Stage Make-up (2 SHC)
DRA 170 Play Production I (3 SHC)
DRA 171 Play Production II (3 SHC)
DRA 211 Theatre History I (3 SHC)
DRA 212 Theatre History II (3 SHC)
PED 110 Fit and Well for Life (2 SHC) or
PED 111 Physical Fitness I (1 SHC)
3 additional hours of approved college transfer credit are needed to complete the required sixty-five semester hours credit.

Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) in Program: 65

Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.


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