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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Theatre

  
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    THEA 1013 - Survey of Theatre (FA)

    Credits: 3
    Survey of Western theatre from ritual to contemporary theatre. Students explore the role of theater from a Western perspective in the development of modern thought, culture, politics and society.


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    THEA 1023 - Introduction to Film (FA)

    Credits: 4
    Introduces students with no previous film training to historical, technical, and aesthetic developments of film within its cultural context. Film genres examined. Some materials presented are R-rated. Also listed as FLM 1023 .

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    THEA 1030 - Voice and Movement for the Actor

    Credits: 3
    A practical application of the use of the actor’s body, how it influences the voice, and how the two affect one’s ability to effectively perform for the stage, film and other media. Aspects of the Lessac, Alexander, and Hawkin’s techniques are explored.

    Semester: Spring


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    THEA 1033 - Acting I-Basic Acting (FA)

    Credits: 3
    This provides an introduction to the basic aspects of the acting process. Emphasis is placed on techniques of acting with exercises in improvisation, monologues and duo scenes.


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    THEA 1070 - Film and Culture (FA,DV)

    Credits: 4
    Course intended to raise diversity awareness through aesthetic, critical, and interdisciplinary examination of our American Cultural Identity through film. Presents film as an art form, as an industry, and ultimately a system of cultural representation and communication.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    THEA 1090 - Bridging the Arts (FA)

    Credits: 3
    The purpose of this course is to examine the interconnectedness of art, dance, music, and theater through lecture, observation, participation, attending performances, discussion, analysis, and writing.  Students will investigate the elements of each art and the common threads within the creative process to develop an informed appreciation for their own artistic values.

    Semester: All


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    THEA 1113 - Voice 1: Voice & Diction

    Credits: 3
    A comprehensive study of the human voice and its physiology as it relates to the production and quality of sound. A comprehensive study of phonetic sound using the International Phonetic Alphabet, and the skills involved in developing flexibility and range related to the craft of acting.

    Semester: Fall


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    THEA 1190 - Production

    Credits: 3
    Course is designed to involve students as a company in production of one-act plays, readers theatre and/or a full-length play. Can be repeated for credit.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    THEA 1223 - Stage Make-up

    Credits: 3
    The basics of stage makeup including two and three dimensional work with a focus on corrective, aging and period makeup. Includes an introduction to prosthetics and hair.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    THEA 1400 - Copyrights for Creative Professionals

    Credits: 1
    This introductory short course focuses on U.S. copyrights given to creative individuals who produce visual, musical, literary works of art or performing arts. The course also covers licensing and trademarking.


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    THEA 1420 - Salesmanship And Promotion For Creative Professionals

    Credits: 2
    This introductory short course will introduce basic sales and self-promotional principles and techniques specifically tailored for creative artists.


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    THEA 1440 - Building A Creative Business

    Credits: 2
    This introductory short course will introduce basic business structures and examine the process of setting up a business for creative professionals working in the areas of music, the many forms of visual design, fine art, animation, film and video, and the literary arts.


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    THEA 1513 - Technical Theatre I-Stagecraft

    Credits: 3
    Introduction to technical theatre , the stage house and theatrical production. Design, construction, painting, lighting, and sound are introduced. No prerequisites.

    Corequisite: THEA 1160  (required)


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    THEA 1515 - Basic Audio Production

    Credits: 3
    A broad overview of sound, sound systems, recording, and live sound reinforcement providing basic training in the physics of sound and the hardware and systems used to control and record it. No prerequisites.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    THEA 1713 - Script Analysis

    Credits: 3
    Development of methods and ideologies of script analysis with focus on the identification of major components of the text of the script. Emphasis is placed on dramatic structure, characterization, given circumstances, exposition and the dramaturgical intrinsic meaning of the text.

    Semester: Spring


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    THEA 1900 - Special Projects in Theatre

    Credits: 1-3
    Students will plan their areas of study, performance and/or technical work with full-time instructor on an individual basis.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    THEA 2113 - Voice II: Dialects for the Actor

    Credits: 3
    This course is a continuation of THEA 1113 Voice 1: Voice & Diction , using phonetic sound and the International Phonetic Alphabet to produce regional dialects and accents in speech. Students will explore the ways in which the use of different regional dialects and accents affect and change a character.

    Prerequisite: THEA 1113  
    Semester: Spring


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    THEA 2150 - Acting - Audition Techniques for Stage and Screen

    Credits: 3
    Introduction to audition techniques for students who have taken basic acting or have a strong performance background. Students prepare three contrasting monologues and a resume, work with cold readings and meet with local talent agencies.

    Prerequisite: THEA 1033  or instructor approval


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    THEA 2200 - Introduction to Film Criticism

    Credits: 4
    Film or theatre majors explore in-depth critical aspects of film including aesthetic and technical developments that have influenced film from its inception to present day. Students will view key films. Some R-rated films presented.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010  and THEA 1023  or FLM 1050 or THEA 1070  / FLM 1070 


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    THEA 2413 - Voice-Over Acting

    Credits: 3
    A practical application course that examines the expressive possibilities of the human voice. Students will explore range, pitch, tempo, color, rhythm, and other qualities related to voice acting and broadcasting for use in stage, film and other media.

    Semester: Spring


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    THEA 2443 - Musical Theatre Performance

    Credits: 3
    This course explores artistic elements of musical theatre through performance of its form and style.

    Prerequisite: THEA 1033  or instructor approval
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    THEA 2513 - Technical Theatre III-Design

    Credits: 3
    Students will learn advanced design, construction and rigging techniques, drafting elevation and modeling for construction and backstage management.

    Prerequisite: THEA 1160  and THEA 1513  
    Semester: Fall


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    THEA 2520 - Creative Dramatics

    Credits: 2
    Intro to theories, concepts and methodology of creative drama as an aid to teaching all subjects. Students develop lesson plans and carry them out in a laboratory experience with children. Course may be taught with a Service Learning component.


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    THEA 2540 - Introduction to Stage Lighting

    Credits: 3
    Introduction to theatrical lighting. Lighting instruments, color theory, theater safety, basics of script analysis for lighting design will be taught. Prior technical theatre experience is helpful but not required.

    Semester: Spring


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    THEA 2900 - Special Topics

    Credits: 1-3
    This is a course designed by faculty which allows students to explore specific areas of interest in theatre in a classroom setting.

    Semester: All


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    THEA 2990 - Performing Arts Connections

    Credits: 2
    This is a collaboration of dance, music, theatre and/or art students to create individual works to be performed in the Performing Arts Showcase.

    Prerequisite: Departmental approval
    Semester: All


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