Program Learning Outcomes 

1. Students will practice technical theatre skills and execute the best method identified for the construction of sets, props, and costumes for a production.

2.   Students will organize and perform backstage protocol required to ensure the execution and run of a live theatrical performance.
3.  Students will analyze scripts and develop characters for performance by utilizing acting methodologies and practices.
4. Students will construct sets; hang and focus lighting instruments; build props; and utilize backstage protocol by following production plots and schematics.
5.  Students will execute theatrical makeup techniques and application in the design and creation of characters within a production. 


Field of Study - 18 Credit Hours
DRAM 1120Theater Practicum I1
DRAM 1121Theater Practicum II1
DRAM 2120Theater Practicum III1
DRAM 1330Stagecraft I3
DRAM 1341Stage Makeup3
or DRAM 1342 Costume Technology
DRAM 1351Acting I3
DRAM 1352Acting II3
DRAM 2355Script Analysis3
STC Core Curriculum - 42 Credit Hours
Complete 42 credit hours of required Core Curriculum 1,242
Creative Arts
Theater Appreciation 3
Total Credit Hours60


Recommended Course Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
DRAM 1330 Stagecraft I 1 3
DRAM 1351 Acting I 3
DRAM 1310 Theater Appreciation 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Select one of the following: 3
United States History I  
Mexican-American History I  
African American History I  
 Credit Hours15
DRAM 1120 Theater Practicum I 1
DRAM 1341
Stage Makeup 2
or Costume Technology
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II - Rhetoric 3
Select one of the following: 3
United States History II  
Mexican-American History II  
African American History II  
 Credit Hours13
DRAM 1121 Theater Practicum II 1
Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective - Core Curriculum 3
Introduction to Logic  
 Credit Hours4
Second Year
DRAM 2120 Theater Practicum III 1
DRAM 1352 Acting II 3 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
Mathematics Elective - Core Curriculum 3-4
Contemporary Mathematics  
College Algebra  
 Credit Hours14-15
DRAM 2355 Script Analysis 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Speech Elective - Component Area Option - Core Curriculum 3
Introduction to Speech Communication  
Public Speaking  
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
Component Area Option - Core Curriculum (if required) 1-2
Interpersonal Communications  
Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness  
 Credit Hours14-15
 Total Credit Hours60-62