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The courses that I teach here at Dominguez
Hills are designed to provide students with competencies that
they will need throughout their numerous careers either in the
arts or in business, education, sciences, health, or
management. These competencies include 1)
Knowledge Outcomes - the basics of Western and non-Western
civilization, key works of literature, and familiarity with
important esthetic and philosophical principles; 2)
Skills Outcomes - Reading, Writing, Critical thinking, Problem
solving, Information Competence, and Occupational Skills; and
3) Attitudes and Values Outcomes - Cultural, Personal, and
Click here for the full list of the full list of General Theatre Arts Competencies.
THE 337 Creative Dramatics
A reflection on the major theatrical achievements of Eastern and Western civilization, this course familiarizes students with the plays, physical theatres, actors, producer-directors, and production styles that contributed to the development of theatre from its ritual origins to the present.
THE 353 PlaywritingTeachers will learn to create and implement drama exercises in their own classrooms and foster an environment where youngsters can feel comfortable to work creatively and think critically.
This course investigates how the origins and development of the American Musical have helped to define America itself. Through the analysis of selected musicals and criticism, discussion of their relevance to modern life, and the production of thesis-based written and oral compositions, student will learn how our musicals sketch out a social history of our country.
THE 160 Acting for Non-Majors
Broadcast on local cable television and simulcast on the internet, this course aims to develop appreciation for the artistic expressions of theatre - drama, ballet, mime, opera, circus, musical comedy and mass media. Serves for a Humanities General Education Elective and AP College Credit for High School Students.
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