Associate of Arts - Emphasis in Theatre

Students completing an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at COM will meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours that must include all core curriculum and institutional core requirements, with the exception of certain Field of Study degrees.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA). Only credit-bearing College of the Mainland courses will be used to calculate a GPA.
  3. Completion of at least 25 percent of the credit hours toward this degree at COM.
  4. Satisfy TSI liability.

Full-Time Student Schedule

Associate of Arts-Theatre - Whether their passion is working onstage or behind the scenes, the College of the Mainland’s Theatre Program prepares young artists through a long-standing tradition of producing exceptional, quality theatre. The program combines the expertise of an outstanding faculty/staff and the real-world experience gained through being a member of a thriving community theatre.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math (Quantitative Reasoning) 3
DRAM 1351 Acting I 3
DRAM 1330
Stagecraft I
or Introduction to Costume
3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #2
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
Life and Physical SciencesSelect from Core Curriculum 4
American HistorySelect from Core Curriculum 3
DRAM 1352 Acting II 3
MUAP 1181 Individual Voice 1
DRAM 1120 Rehearsal and Performance I 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #3
American HistorySelect from Core Curriculum 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics 3
Select one of the following: 3
Acting III  
Stagecraft I  
Introduction to Costume  
Language, Philosophy and CultureSelect from Core Curriculum 3
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theatre 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #4
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Life and Physical SciencesSelect from Core Curriculum 4
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
or Interpersonal Communication
3
Social/Behavioral SciencesSelect from Core Curriculum 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
DRAM 1121 Rehearsal and Performance II 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours60

Part-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
DRAM 1330
Stagecraft I
or Introduction to Costume
3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #2
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
DRAM 1351 Acting I 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #3 (Summer)
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math (Quantitative Reasoning) 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #4
Life and Physical SciencesSelect from Core Curriculum 4
MUAP 1181 Individual Voice 1
DRAM 1120 Rehearsal and Performance I 1
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #5
DRAM 1352 Acting II 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #6 (Summer)
American HistorySelect from Core Curriculum 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #7
Life and Physical SciencesSelect from Core Curriculum 4
DRAM 1121 Rehearsal and Performance II 1
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #8
American HistorySelect from Core Curriculum 3
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theatre 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #9 (Summer)
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #10
Select one of the following: 3
Acting III  
Stagecraft I  
Introduction to Costume  
Language, Philosophy and CultureSelect from Core Curriculum 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #11
SPCH 1315
Public Speaking
or Interpersonal Communication
3
Social/Behavioral SciencesSelect from Core Curriculum 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #12 (Summer)
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
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