Music Theatre - AA

FINE ARTS & HUMANITIES

Contact: NEAL ALLSUP Allsupn@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3468
Department Chair: CHARLENE WIDENER Widenerc@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3544

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 70 credit hours.

First Semester

Course Title Credits
ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

EN101 English Composition IA 3

Essentials of composition. Emphasis is placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Selected readings for models and criticism are used. Based on placement scores, students may be required to enroll in EN100 English Composition IB and EN099 Elements of Writing instead of EN101. Additionally, honors students may elect to take EN103H Honors English Composition I in lieu of EN101.
Pre-Reqs: Asset Writing Score of 45 or above, or ACT English Score of 20 to 36, or Compass Writing Score of 76 or above

MU103 Aural Skills I 1

Development of listening processes using the aural study of intervals, sight-singing, melodic and two-part dictation.

MU106 Music Theory I 3

Elementary harmony with part writing from figured basses and given sopranos in major and minor keys and using triads and seventh chords in all inversions.

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3

For the beginning actor, using physical and vocal exercises, improvisation, study of acting methods and theories, and selected roles and scenes; techniques for relaxation, total concentration, dedication and research for role analysis; critical analysis of the genre of theatre stressed.

Concert Choir 1
Course Title Credits
MU133 Concert Choir I 1.00

MU166 Concert Choir II 1.00

MU167 Concert Choir III 1.00

MU168 Concert Choir IV 1.00

MU354 Individual Lessons--Voice 2
Course Title Credits
MU354 Individual Lessons:Voice 2.00

Necessary Skills Options 1
Course Title Credits
BU107 Personal Finance 3.00

BU112 Creative Problem Solving Strategies 3.00

BU118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

BU120 Job Search/Retention 1.00

BU121 Customer Service/Professional Image 3.00

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED105H Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED110 Career Decision Making 1.00

ED115 College Orientation and Career Exploration 2.00

ED118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

HE202 Nutrition 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

PE106 First Aid and CPR 2.00

PE122 Rhythms I 1.00

PE123 Rhythms II 1.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE137 Beginning Swimming 1.00

PE138 Intermediate Swimming 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Softball 1.00

PE142 Flag Football/Basketball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE146 Beginning Horsemanship 1.00

PE148 Karate I 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE150 Karate II 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE152 Social Dance-Advanced 1.00

PE153 Modern Jazz 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE157 Advanced Horsemanship 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1
Course Title Credits
TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1.00

Theatre Practicum 1
Course Title Credits
TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TH132 Theatre Practicum II 1.00

TH133 Theatre Practicum III 1.00

TH134 Theatre Practicum IV 1.00

Semester Total - 17

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
EN102 English Composition II 3

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing, and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units.
Pre-Reqs: EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

MU104 Aural Skills II 1

Continuation of MU103 Aural Skills I.

MU107 Music Theory II 3

Elementary harmony with part writing from figured basses and given sopranos in major and minor keys and using triads and seventh chords in all inversions.

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3

A study of the background of the theatre including, but not limited to, a historical overview of the theatre, selected play script readings from historical periods, surveys of playwrights and their times and critical analyses of play scripts read.

TH122 Voice and Diction 3

Improving the speaking voice by gaining control over articulation, enunciation and pronunciation; anatomy of speaking mechanism, the International Phonetic Alphabet and nuances of regional or foreign accents and dialects; performance-oriented but practical for non-performing students who wish to improve their speaking abilities.

Concert Choir 1
Course Title Credits
MU133 Concert Choir I 1.00

MU166 Concert Choir II 1.00

MU167 Concert Choir III 1.00

MU168 Concert Choir IV 1.00

MU354 Individual Lessons--Voice 2
Course Title Credits
MU354 Individual Lessons:Voice 2.00

TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1
Course Title Credits
TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1.00

Theatre Practicum 1
Course Title Credits
TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TH132 Theatre Practicum II 1.00

TH133 Theatre Practicum III 1.00

TH134 Theatre Practicum IV 1.00

Semester Total - 18

Third Semester

Course Title Credits
SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

TH119 Stage Makeup 3

Study and practice of the basic application of stage make-up including character analysis, anatomy, materials and special make-up techniques and problems.

Concert Choir 1
Course Title Credits
MU133 Concert Choir I 1.00

MU166 Concert Choir II 1.00

MU167 Concert Choir III 1.00

MU168 Concert Choir IV 1.00

Mathematics Options 3
Course Title Credits
MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MU354 Individual Lessons--Voice 2
Course Title Credits
MU354 Individual Lessons:Voice 2.00

PS100 General Psychology OR SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3
Course Title Credits
PS100 General Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1
Course Title Credits
TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1.00

Theatre Practicum 1
Course Title Credits
TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TH132 Theatre Practicum II 1.00

TH133 Theatre Practicum III 1.00

TH134 Theatre Practicum IV 1.00

Semester Total - 17

Fourth Semester

Course Title Credits
TH121 Advanced Acting 3

A continued development of methods and techniques begun in TH116 Introduction to Acting with emphasis placed on script analysis and scene preparation, acting styles from period plays and contemporary vocal and movement techniques.
Pre-Reqs: TH116 Acting I with a grade of C or better

Biology Options 4
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

Concert Choir 1
Course Title Credits
MU133 Concert Choir I 1.00

MU166 Concert Choir II 1.00

MU167 Concert Choir III 1.00

MU168 Concert Choir IV 1.00

Humanities Options 3
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR103 History of American Art 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History:Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI110 History of Latin American Civilization 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP103 Elementary Spanish I 3.00

SP104 Elementary Spanish II 3.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 3.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

MU354 Individual Lessons--Voice 2
Course Title Credits
MU354 Individual Lessons:Voice 2.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO107 Introduction to Family System Theory 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1
Course Title Credits
TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1.00

Theatre Practicum 1
Course Title Credits
TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TH132 Theatre Practicum II 1.00

TH133 Theatre Practicum III 1.00

TH134 Theatre Practicum IV 1.00

Semester Total - 18

This is a suggested sequence of courses based on the average full-time student load. Not all courses are offered every semester. Consult with your advisor for more information.
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