AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

English

HU 1205 Introduction to Theater

Credits : 3

This course is designed to give Learners a broad based survey of theater arts and explore the professional aspects of the theater. The focus of this course is to compare, contrast and examine the aspects of live theater including dramatic structure, theater production, history and performance.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Interpret the idea of performance.
  • Explain the importance of the historical and cultural context of a play.
  • Analyze the director's deciding factors in choosing a play.
  • Illustrate the interaction between designers in staging a play.
  • Differentiate between a musical theatre production and a nonmusical (drama) theatre production.
  • Explain the difference between European realism and American realism.
  • Identify the fundamental elements of structure: character, plot, language, music, and spectacle.
  • Explain tragicomedy.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Humanities

HU 1205 Introduction to Theater

Credits : 3

This course is designed to give Learners a broad based survey of theater arts and explore the professional aspects of the theater. The focus of this course is to compare, contrast and examine the aspects of live theater including dramatic structure, theater production, history and performance.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Interpret the idea of performance.
  • Explain the importance of the historical and cultural context of a play.
  • Analyze the director's deciding factors in choosing a play.
  • Illustrate the interaction between designers in staging a play.
  • Differentiate between a musical theatre production and a nonmusical (drama) theatre production.
  • Explain the difference between European realism and American realism.
  • Identify the fundamental elements of structure: character, plot, language, music, and spectacle.
  • Explain tragicomedy.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Mathematics

HU 1205 Introduction to Theater

Credits : 3

This course is designed to give Learners a broad based survey of theater arts and explore the professional aspects of the theater. The focus of this course is to compare, contrast and examine the aspects of live theater including dramatic structure, theater production, history and performance.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Interpret the idea of performance.
  • Explain the importance of the historical and cultural context of a play.
  • Analyze the director's deciding factors in choosing a play.
  • Illustrate the interaction between designers in staging a play.
  • Differentiate between a musical theatre production and a nonmusical (drama) theatre production.
  • Explain the difference between European realism and American realism.
  • Identify the fundamental elements of structure: character, plot, language, music, and spectacle.
  • Explain tragicomedy.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Natural Science

HU 1205 Introduction to Theater

Credits : 3

This course is designed to give Learners a broad based survey of theater arts and explore the professional aspects of the theater. The focus of this course is to compare, contrast and examine the aspects of live theater including dramatic structure, theater production, history and performance.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Interpret the idea of performance.
  • Explain the importance of the historical and cultural context of a play.
  • Analyze the director's deciding factors in choosing a play.
  • Illustrate the interaction between designers in staging a play.
  • Differentiate between a musical theatre production and a nonmusical (drama) theatre production.
  • Explain the difference between European realism and American realism.
  • Identify the fundamental elements of structure: character, plot, language, music, and spectacle.
  • Explain tragicomedy.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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Social Science

HU 1205 Introduction to Theater

Credits : 3

This course is designed to give Learners a broad based survey of theater arts and explore the professional aspects of the theater. The focus of this course is to compare, contrast and examine the aspects of live theater including dramatic structure, theater production, history and performance.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Interpret the idea of performance.
  • Explain the importance of the historical and cultural context of a play.
  • Analyze the director's deciding factors in choosing a play.
  • Illustrate the interaction between designers in staging a play.
  • Differentiate between a musical theatre production and a nonmusical (drama) theatre production.
  • Explain the difference between European realism and American realism.
  • Identify the fundamental elements of structure: character, plot, language, music, and spectacle.
  • Explain tragicomedy.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of their understanding of the concepts and constructs.
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