Theatre Performance and Speaking

11 credits for 12 students Coordinator: Kim Bouchard.

95054 DRAM 101 Intro to Performance Studies 3 Cr. TuTh 9:30-10:45am Vasher-Dean, A.
An introductory course that explores the theories and evidence for the origins of performance and how different cultures create performance arts events and rituals. Satisfies General Education FC and AC requirements. 

95058 DANC 120 Performance Explorations 3 Cr. MW 9-10:50am Bouchard, K.
An introductory interdisciplinary course designed to provide students with fundamental skills in personal expression, improvisation, and communication as a creative and performing artist. Satisfies General Education AE requirement.

95062 COMM 106 Basic Principles of Speech 3 Cr. MW 4-5:15pm Jewell, R.
An introductory course in public speaking. It is a skills course informed by speech communication theory. Skills include analyzing the speaking situation, choosing appropriate topics, conducting research, organizing ideas, utilizing evidence and delivering speeches effectively. Special emphasis is given to developing critical thinking and listening abilities. Satisfies General Education FS requirements.

93833 FY 100 First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. F 11-12:15pm Canedy, T.
The First-Year Success Seminar (FYSS) is a two-credit course designed to accelerate students' transition to SUNY Potsdam. FYSS provides students with the opportunity to become integrated into the life of the campus by exploring their academic and social development.  A strong emphasis is placed on critical inquiry – enhancing reading and writing, time management, and study skills.  In addition, the course provides an orientation to campus resources and services and encourages self-exploration and personal development.