Academics

Theater

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
DRA-119 Intro. To TV/Theater/Film 3 s.h.
Elective bcd 6 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-106 omposition II 3 s.h.
LIT-170 Poetry & Drama 3 s.h.
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts a 3 s.h.
PSY-111 Intro To Psychology 3 s.h.
Electives b c d 3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Third Semester
SOC-110 Intro to Sociology 3 s.h.
HUM-115 Encounters in Humanities 2 s.h.
Science with a lab 4 s.h.
General Education courses b c d 3 s.h.
Elective b c d 3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Fourth Semester
SOC-115 Social Problems 3 s.h.
Natural Science 3-4 s.h.
Humanities b c d 3 s.h.
General Education courses b c d 3 s.h.
Electives b c d 3 s.h.
Total 15-16 s.h.

a – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. If you are planning in majoring in speech Pathology, Business Communication, or a politically-based speech major, you will need to take a research based mathematics that may include the following: MAT-156 (Intro to Statistics), MAT-161 (Business Statistics), MAT-140 (Finite Math), or MAT-165 (Calculus).
b – If transferring to ISU, consider courses from U.S. Diversity/International Perspectives.
c – If transferring to the University of Iowa, consider courses from the General Education lists of International & Global Issues; Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts; and Values, Society, and Diversity.
d – If transferring to UNI, consider HIS-254, American Indian History or HIS-260, Latin American History and CultureĀ  (Non-Western Culture requirement).

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

    • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
    • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.

Suggested electives and additional General Education Courses:

    • Group Communication
    • Oral Interpretation
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Short Story/Novel
    • World Literature
    • Marriage & Family
    • Music Appreciation
    • U.S. History
    • College Reading Strategies
    • Computer Business Apps
    • Intro to Computers
    • Strategies for Academic Success

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