Associate of Fine Arts
Study acting and theater production while preparing to transfer to a 4-year university. Complete this program exclusively on weekdays, or in a combination of day, evening and weekend classes.
Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AFAFINEARTS/AFA/AFAT
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Work as an actor or in performance production.
Academic Options: Transfer to a university to complete a bachelor's degree.
Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting an option.
Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)*
This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses. * Select courses to fulfill the I and G requirements.**
|Humanities and Fine Arts ***||0-3|
|Biological and Physical Sciences||8|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||6-9|
Required Core Courses
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|THE 104||Voice and Movement for the Actor||3|
|THE 105||Theater Appreciation||3|
|THE 113||Stagecraft Crew||1|
|THE 125||Theater Production||2|
|THE 140||History of Theater to the 18th Century||3|
|THE 149||Introduction to Acting I||3|
|THE 151||Introduction to Acting II||3|
|THE 220||Stage Lighting||3|
|THE 245||Principles of Dramatic Structure [SUN# THE 2220]||3|
|Elective||Any transferable THE course||3|
Complete one of the following options
|THE 118||Basic Theater Graphics||3|
|THE 223||Scene Design||3|
|THE 250||Intermediate Acting I||3|
|THE 251||Intermediate Acting II||3|
* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Humanities and Fine Arts – see note below; I/C/G requirement - THE 105 fulfills the C requirement.2
** Select courses so that at least one course is marked "I" (intensive writing) and one is marked "G" (global awareness). Note that a single course may fulfill both requirements.
*** Humanities and Fine Arts: THE 105 and 140 fulfill the minimum requirement. Complete another course from this category or from the Other Requirements category.