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Theater Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete courses in Theater Arts will

  • Develop a broadened understanding of the art of theater, awareness of its wide range of disciplines, realizing the importance of each to the whole, and its relationship with the other liberal arts.
  • Demonstrate the ability to seek advanced study and/or achieve an entry-level position in theatrical venues and/or transfer into another field of study, integrating the collaborative and highly disciplined practices derived from the study of theater.
  • Integrate critical thinking skills, applying theater techniques and experiences, to explain themselves more articulately in oral and/or written discussion.
  • Integrate or demonstrate through observation, imagination, collaboration, preparation and communication the ability to use the tools and equipment basic to the realization of a unified theatrical approach.
  • Develop and defend informed judgments about performance and production.

 

 

 

Contact Information

Connie Canaday Howard, Chair and Professor, Theater
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 186C
Phone: (630) 942-2137
Email: canaday@cod.edu

Amelia Barrett, Professor
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 186D
Phone: (630) 942-2100
Email: barrett@cod.edu

Lisa Saltiel, Program Support Specialist
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), BIC 2E07B
Phone: (630) 942-3303
Email: saltiell@cod.edu

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048