First Semester Credits
  M
Foundation Course

DAN120 Modern Dance
THR101 Introduction to Theater*
THR102 Page to Stage: Planning Play Production
THR106 Theater History*
THR120 Stagecraft & Theater Technologies
MUS101 Music Theory I*
MUS102 Music History I*
MUS103 Music History II*

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

3
ENL101 M 3
  M Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning 3 (or) 4
COM103 M 3
   
Concentration Elective

COM203 Public Speaking
DAN102 Musical Theater Dance
DAN120 Modern Dance*
MUS101 Music Theory I
MUS102 Music History I*
MUS103 Music History II*
MUS116 History of Rock Music
MUS120 Applied Music (1 credit)
MUS121 Advanced Applied Music (2 credits)
MUS122 Beginning Guitar (1 credit)
MUS123 Jazz Combo (1 credit)
MUS124 Guitar II (1 credit)
MUS126 Beginning Piano (1 credit)
MUS127 Piano II (1 credit)
MUS202 Music Theory II*
THR101 Introduction to Theater*
THR102 Page to Stage: Planning Play Production
THR103 Acting I*
THR106 Theater History*
THR113 Rehearsal & Performance (1 credit)
THR120 Stagecraft & Theater Technologies
THR203 Acting II
THR210 Audition and Portfolio
THR262 Theater Cooperative Work Experience (1–3 credits)

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

3
Second Semester Credits
ENL102   3
BIO105 M
Survey of Human Anatomy & Physiology (or)
Natural or Physical Science

BIO105 Survey of Human Anatomy & Physiology

This is an introductory course of human anatomy and physiology. The course starts with anatomical terms and basic cellular biology and then emphasizes the structure and function of several organ systems. The laboratory portion of the course involves the examination of slides, bones, models, and the dissection of a rat. (This course does not meet the Nursing and Dental Hygiene program requirements for Anatomy and Physiology.) (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours)

Prerequisite: (MAT020 or MAT025), ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.

For a complete listing of Natural or Physical Science courses, see: General Education Courses

4
   
Foundation Course

DAN120 Modern Dance
THR101 Introduction to Theater*
THR102 Page to Stage: Planning Play Production
THR106 Theater History*
THR120 Stagecraft & Theater Technologies
MUS101 Music Theory I*
MUS102 Music History I*
MUS103 Music History II*

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

3
  M
Concentration Elective

COM203 Public Speaking
DAN102 Musical Theater Dance
DAN120 Modern Dance*
MUS101 Music Theory I
MUS102 Music History I*
MUS103 Music History II*
MUS116 History of Rock Music
MUS120 Applied Music (1 credit)
MUS121 Advanced Applied Music (2 credits)
MUS122 Beginning Guitar (1 credit)
MUS123 Jazz Combo (1 credit)
MUS124 Guitar II (1 credit)
MUS126 Beginning Piano (1 credit)
MUS127 Piano II (1 credit)
MUS202 Music Theory II*
THR101 Introduction to Theater*
THR102 Page to Stage: Planning Play Production
THR103 Acting I*
THR106 Theater History*
THR113 Rehearsal & Performance (1 credit)
THR120 Stagecraft & Theater Technologies
THR203 Acting II
THR210 Audition and Portfolio
THR262 Theater Cooperative Work Experience (1–3 credits)

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

3
PSY101  
General Psychology (or)
Behavioral & Social Science

PSY101 General Psychology

Introduction to the major concepts and principles underlying human behavior and mental processes. Topics include personality theory, development, learning and thought, brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, stress and physical health, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, and social psychology.

Prerequisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

For a complete listing of Behavioral & Social Science courses, see: General Education Courses

3
Third Semester Credits
  M Natural or Physical Science 3 (or) 4
SOC106  
Principles of Sociology (or)
Behavioral & Social Science

SOC106 Principles of Sociology

An introduction to basic social concepts, theoretical perspectives and research methods. Topics include societies, cultures, social organization, social inequalities, social institutions, group behavior and the impact of globalization, population growth, and new technologies upon individuals and societies.

Prerequisite: None

Co-requisite: ENL108 or ESL201 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.

For a complete listing of Behavioral & Social Science courses, see: General Education Courses

3
   
Foundation Course

DAN120 Modern Dance
THR101 Introduction to Theater*
THR102 Page to Stage: Planning Play Production
THR106 Theater History*
THR120 Stagecraft & Theater Technologies
MUS101 Music Theory I*
MUS102 Music History I*
MUS103 Music History II*

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

3
   
Concentration Elective

COM203 Public Speaking
DAN102 Musical Theater Dance
DAN120 Modern Dance*
MUS101 Music Theory I
MUS102 Music History I*
MUS103 Music History II*
MUS116 History of Rock Music
MUS120 Applied Music (1 credit)
MUS121 Advanced Applied Music (2 credits)
MUS122 Beginning Guitar (1 credit)
MUS123 Jazz Combo (1 credit)
MUS124 Guitar II (1 credit)
MUS126 Beginning Piano (1 credit)
MUS127 Piano II (1 credit)
MUS202 Music Theory II*
THR101 Introduction to Theater*
THR102 Page to Stage: Planning Play Production
THR103 Acting I*
THR106 Theater History*
THR113 Rehearsal & Performance (1 credit)
THR120 Stagecraft & Theater Technologies
THR203 Acting II
THR210 Audition and Portfolio
THR262 Theater Cooperative Work Experience (1–3 credits)

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

3
    Elective 3
Fourth Semester Credits
  M
Concentration Elective

COM203 Public Speaking
DAN102 Musical Theater Dance
DAN120 Modern Dance*
MUS101 Music Theory I
MUS102 Music History I*
MUS103 Music History II*
MUS116 History of Rock Music
MUS120 Applied Music (1 credit)
MUS121 Advanced Applied Music (2 credits)
MUS122 Beginning Guitar (1 credit)
MUS123 Jazz Combo (1 credit)
MUS124 Guitar II (1 credit)
MUS126 Beginning Piano (1 credit)
MUS127 Piano II (1 credit)
MUS202 Music Theory II*
THR101 Introduction to Theater*
THR102 Page to Stage: Planning Play Production
THR103 Acting I*
THR106 Theater History*
THR113 Rehearsal & Performance (1 credit)
THR120 Stagecraft & Theater Technologies
THR203 Acting II
THR210 Audition and Portfolio
THR262 Theater Cooperative Work Experience (1–3 credits)

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

3
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
   
Concentration Elective

COM203 Public Speaking
DAN102 Musical Theater Dance
DAN120 Modern Dance*
MUS101 Music Theory I
MUS102 Music History I*
MUS103 Music History II*
MUS116 History of Rock Music
MUS120 Applied Music (1 credit)
MUS121 Advanced Applied Music (2 credits)
MUS122 Beginning Guitar (1 credit)
MUS123 Jazz Combo (1 credit)
MUS124 Guitar II (1 credit)
MUS126 Beginning Piano (1 credit)
MUS127 Piano II (1 credit)
MUS202 Music Theory II*
THR101 Introduction to Theater*
THR102 Page to Stage: Planning Play Production
THR103 Acting I*
THR106 Theater History*
THR113 Rehearsal & Performance (1 credit)
THR120 Stagecraft & Theater Technologies
THR203 Acting II
THR210 Audition and Portfolio
THR262 Theater Cooperative Work Experience (1–3 credits)

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

1–3
    Elective 3
    Elective 3
Total Credits 60–64

M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.

Please note: Students must select 6 credits from the courses listed in the Foundation Courses and/or Concentration Electives with * to satisfy the Humanities & Fine Arts General Education requirement.

The Associate in Arts degree does not indicate a specialized degree in a concentration. Students who complete this concentration will satisfy the requirements of MassTransfer. For additional information pertaining to degree requirements, please refer to Degree Requirements.