Theatre Technology - Associate in General Studies

Program Code - CIP Code: THTR.TECH.AGS/24.0101
Credits Required: 60
Academic Division: Arts, Communications and Humanities
Contact: theater@kckcc.edu
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The theatre technology program develops the knowledge and skills necessary for students to embark on careers as professional stage hands, stage carpenters, and stage electricians.  Emphasis in this specialized program is on production.  Many hours are required in the operation on the theatre plant, and the construction of scenery for theatrical events.  Students who follow the program are assured technical opportunities in lighting, sound, set construction, and/or stage management each semester during the two-year program. 

A limited number of performance grants are available to qualified students.  Individuals with previous experience in theatrical performance and/or technical production should apply directly to the coordinator at 913-288-7305

Requirements for admission to the program:                                    

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I * 3
ENGL 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
3
MATH 0104 Intermediate Algebra** or higher 3
THTR 0101 Theatre Appreciation 3
ENGL 0212 Drama as Literature:  Early to Modern 3
PSYC 0101 Psychology * 3
  Social Science Elective 3
  Natural and Physical Science Elective 3
  Total General Education Requirements 27
*See course syllabus for prerequisites.  **Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution.  Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Theatre Requirements

Course

Credit Hours

ARTS0111

Drawing I

3

AUDI0150

Live Sound Reinforcement 1

1

AUDI0151

Live Sound Reinforcement 2

1

THTR0105

Introduction to Acting

3

THTR0150

Stagecraft

3

THTR0151

Technical Theatre Practicum

1

THTR0160

Stage Lighting I

3

THTR 0170

Stage Makeup

 2

THTR 0180

Stage Management

3

THTR 0220

Costume Production

3

THTR 0255

Stagecraft II

3

THTR0260

Stage Lighting II

3

THTR0265

Scene Painting

3

Total Hours for Theatre Technology  Requirements

32

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in General Studies in Theatre Technology Degree 60
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