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Degrees & Certificates

Degrees & Certificates

Fine Arts/Theatre/Acting, A.F.A. (Cumberland)

​​This program is designed so that Theatre majors gain experience in all areas of theatre production. The program is performance-based and students in the program will complete foundation courses in theatre performance studies along with general education requirements. This combination of courses will allow them the ability to transfer to a four-year program. This program is for students who are looking for a directed course of study that will prepare them for transfer to a BFA degree program in theatre or to enter the field as a professional. 

Program Goals

  • Recognize and distinguish the history and many diverse forms of dramatic art. 
  • Distinguish and synthesize the creative process as it applies to the dramatic arts.
  • Participate in performances by acting, directing, or providing technical support.
  • Demonstrate career and occupation competencies related to course work.
  • Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources. ​​

Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.