Theatre Performance and Speaking

11 credits for 8 students. Coordinator: Kim Bouchard

92155 DRAM 101-F24 Intro to Performance Studies 3 Cr. TuTh 12:30-1:45 p.m. Pecora, J.
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. 

91852 DANC 120-F24 Performance Explorations 3 Cr. TuTh 9-10:50 a.m. 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.

92152 COMM 106-F24 Basic Principles of Speech 3 Cr. MW 2-3:15 p.m. 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 requirement.

90769 FY 100-F24 First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. F 11-12:15 p.m. Robinson, B.
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.