Theatre at Aquinas College

Student Learning Outcomes

(NAST Student Competencies)

  • The ability to think conceptually and critically about text, performance, and production.
  • An understanding of playwriting and production processes, aesthetic properties of style, and the way these shape and are shaped by artistic and cultural forces.
  • An acquaintance with a wide selection of theatre repertory including the principal eras, genres, and cultural sources.
  • The ability to develop and defend informed judgments about theatre.
  • Ability in areas of performance and production or playwriting appropriate to individual needs and interests, consistent with the goals and objectives of the specific liberal arts degree program being followed.
  • An understanding of procedures and approaches for realizing a variety of theatrical styles.
  • Intermediate to advanced competence in one or more theatre specializations in creation, performance, scholarship, or teaching.