District Syllabus
Theatre Appreciation

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: ENC0025 Developmental Writing II And
REA0017 Developmental Reading II
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
Designed to instill in the student a curiosity and interest in all 
areas of the theatre by inspiring him or her to look at this 
collaborative art form from the point of view of those who create 
it. This is not an acting class. Meets A.A. general education Core 
Course Requirements, Humanities. FL, SP, SU
Required Materials: Books:
  • Edwin Wilson. The Theatre Experience, 12th ed., McGraw Hill, 2012. ISBN: 9780073382197
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Global Learning Outcomes:	        

1. Critical Thinking: The student evaluates the validity of ideas, 
developing informed opinions or defensible conclusions.

2. Communication: The student effectively communicates knowledge and 

5. Cultural Literacy: The student demonstrates an understanding of 
human culture and its diversity.
Course Learning Outcomes:
This course is designed to instill in the student a curiosity and
interest in all areas of the theatre by inspiring him or her to look 
at this collaborative art form from the point of view of those who 
create it-the actor, the playwright, the director, the 
choreographer, and the designers.         

By the end of the term, the student should look at the theatre as
part of the human environment and the ways he/she fits into that
1. As participants and observers.
2. Artists and art critics.
3. Role models and role players.
4. Actors and persons.
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. 
Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed 
by the instructor for each section being taught.

Grades will be determined by these factors: 
1. Homework questions on text readings and class discussions 
2. Writing assignments 
3. 4 exams including final exam. 
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

Student Email Accounts: Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.

Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.

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