Performing Arts-Option

Liberal Arts, Associate in Arts

The Performing Arts option serves as a platform for students interested in transferring to four-year institutions in a performing arts area. The option fulfills General Education requirements and provides a foundation in the basic courses associated with the discipline. This option includes a broad-based exposure to many of the disciplines in the area of performing arts and consists primarily of entry-level or introductory courses. The student would specialize at the senior institution level.

For information, contact area coordinator, Dr. Augustine Nigro, at (609)343-5022/anigro@atlantic.edu.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Apply performance skills through the practice of dance, music and theater;
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in the performing arts practices;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the professional practices in the fields of music, dance and theater;
  • Analyze performances in dance, theater and music including one’s own.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
Choose COMM110-Interpersonal Communication or COMM120-Public Speaking
3
MATH121-Applications of Mathematics or higher General Education Mathematics course
4
General Education Science course
4
General Education Mathematics or General Education Science course
4
PSYC101-General Psychology
3
SOCL101-Principles of Sociology
3
Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109 or ARTS115
3
General Education Humanities course
3
Choose ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214
3
Choose two: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103 or HIST104
6
Choose ANTH103, ENGL201, GEOG102, GEOG110, PHIL105, PHIL106, PHIL/RELG111 or RELG110
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
45
Program Courses
DANC170-Introduction to Dance
3

Choose any two courses from the following:
    DANC171-Modern Dance I

    DANC172-Modern Dance II

    DANC173-Jazz Dance I

    DANC174-Jazz Dance II
    DANC175-Tap Dance I

    DANC176-Tap Dance II
    DANC271-Ballet I

    DANC272-Ballet II

4
MUSC100-Music Appreciation
3
THEA110-Introduction to Theater
3
THEA111-Acting I
3
THEA112-Acting II
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
19
Computer Literacy: 0-3 Credits
Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE:
64
(PERF) EFFECTIVE FALL 2012