Curriculum Guideline

Theatre (Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
DPTHEA
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Theatre
Credential Type
Diploma
Transcript Title
Theatre Diploma
Date of First Offering
Start Term
200210
End Term
Not Specified
Institutional Unit
Theatre
Credential
Diploma in Performing Arts - Theatre
Length of Program
Four semesters
Credits
60.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • An Audition is required as part of the selection process. Your audition will be evaluated and will be included in the ranking towards the preferential admission process

 

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 60 credits
  • 25% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College

** A university transferable course is a course that transfers to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC or UVIC – according to the BC Transfer Guide. 

Course Requirements: 

Course Number Course Title Credits

Semester I 

THEA 1110

Acting for the Stage I

3.00

THEA 1111

Speech for the Stage

3.00

THEA 1130

History of Theatre I

3.00

THEA 1171

Creative Movement for the Stage

3.00

THEA 1180

Play Production I

3.00

Semester I Total Credits

15.00

Semester II 

THEA 1210

Acting for the Stage II

3.00

THEA 1211

Advanced Speech for the Stage

3.00

THEA 1230

History of Theatre II

3.00

THEA 1271

Advanced Problems in Stage Movement

3.00

THEA 1280

Play Production II

3.00

Semester II Total Credits

15.00

Semester III 

THEA 2310

Advanced Acting

3.00

THEA 2311

Voice and Movement on Stage I

3.00

THEA 2380

Play Production III

6.00

Select one course from the following three options:

CMNS

Select one university transferable ** CMNS course

3.00

CRWR

Select one university transferable ** CRWR course

3.00

ENGL

Select one university transferable ** ENGL course

3.00

Semester III Total Credits

15.00

Semester IV 

THEA 2410

Acting for Film

3.00

THEA 2411

Voice and Movement on Stage II

3.00

THEA 2480

Play Production IV

6.00

Elective (UT)

Any university transferable ** course approved by Coordinator

Note: Electives should be appropriate to the Theatre Program and should be selected in consultation with the Department Coordinator.

3.00

Semester IV Total Credits

15.00

Total Program Credits

 

60.00