Communication Studies and Theatre

CST 100 (3 CR)
Principles of Public Speaking

Applies theory and principles of public address with emphasis on preparation and delivery. Lecture 3 hours per week.

CST 110 (3 CR)
Introduction to Communication

Examines the elements affecting speech communication at the individual, small group, and public communication levels with emphasis on practice of communication at each level.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

CST 126 (3 CR)
Interpersonal Communication

Teaches interpersonal communication skills for both daily living and the world of work. Includes perception, self- concept, self-disclosure, listening and feedback, nonverbal communication, attitudes, assertiveness and other interpersonal skills.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

CST 130 (3 CR)
Introduction to the Theatre

Surveys the principles of drama, the development of theatre production, and selected plays to acquaint the student with various types of theatrical presentations.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

CST 131-132 (3 CR) (3 CR)
Acting I-II

Prerequisite: CST 130 or CST 131 or divisional approval

Develops personal resources and explores performance skills through such activities as theatre games, role playing, improvisation, work on basic script units, and performance of scenes.  Lecture 2 hours.  Laboratory 3 hour.  Total 5 hours per week.

CST 136 (3 CR)
Theatre Workshop

Enables students to work on various activities of play production.  The student participates in play production, set design, stage carpentry, sound, costuming, light, stage managing, props, promotion, or stage crew.  May be repeated for credit.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

CST 151 (3 CR)
Film Appreciation I

Provides students with a critical understanding of film through the discussion and viewing of motion pictures with emphasis upon the study of film history and the forms and functions of film. Students will develop skills to analyze the shared social, cultural and historical influences of films and their contexts. Lecture 3 hours per week.

CST 229 (3 CR)
Intercultural Communication

Emphasizes the influence of culture on the communication process including differences in values, message systems, and communication rules.  Lecture 3 hours per week.