Course Descriptions/Common Syllabi

This section contains descriptions of courses offered at Moberly Area Community College. Not all of the courses listed in this section are offered every semester. Information on where and when these courses are available may be found in each semester’s course schedule available on the Course Offerings page. Contact advising for more information.

For Course Syllabi, click on the course title to view.

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DRM 115 Cultural Studies in Theater  3-0-3
This course provides intense immersion in theater through viewing live theater, touring theater buildings, and meeting with theater professionals while traveling in the U.S. or abroad. The focus is on theater history, criticism, and production and its cultural variations. Prerequisite: DRM 120 or instructor approval. (IN)

DRM 120 Theater Appreciation  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR THEA100A)
Students are introduced to all aspects of the art of theater from theatrical production to theater history and literature.

DRM 150 Acting I  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR PERF100)
This course includes methods and techniques of training in pantomime, improvisation, staging, and characterization.

DRM 160 Children’s Theater  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR THEA100B)
This course introduces students to various types of theater for children, giving them an opportunity to develop theatrical skills especially appropriate for young audiences. Course includes units in storytelling, story theater, clowning, puppetry, and playback theater, and its use in conflict resolution. Public performances are required. (SP)

DRM 165 Stage Makeup  1-0-1  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR PERF104M)
This course is designed to provide an understanding of, and practical skills in, the design and application of makeup for theatrical performance. Pre- or corequisite: DRM 120, DRM 150, DRM 160 or instructor approval. (SP)

DRM 210 Acting II  3-0-3
Acting II is a continuation of Acting I with emphasis on acting styles and historical pieces. Students will examine acting theories and work on characterization techniques. Prerequisite: DRM 150 or instructor approval.

DRM 215 Directing  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR PERF101)
This course is designed to introduce students to the art and application of theatrical direction. Students will explore stage design, blocking, characterization, theme, concept, and actor coaching. The course will culminate in a student-directed project. Prerequisites: DRM 150 or DRM 160 or instructor approval. (IN)

DRM 299 Special Studies in Drama  (1 to 6)-0-(1 to 6)
This course will consist of specialized study in areas of the department, which are not covered in-depth in courses already offered. Students may take no more than three Special Studies courses in any one discipline. (IN)

1981-82 National Championship Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran
Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
Eleanor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Brenna Kelly
Carmela McMullen
Tammy Harryman
Janet Thompson
Kim Cooley
Lisa Brown
Georgia Hinson
Kathy Schulz
Denise Derrieux
Margrett Bassett
Jackie Glosson
Marion Fitzsimmons
Manager – Debbie Brown
Manager – John Peveler

1980-1981 Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran 
Sandy Moore
Pat Seger Zeitlow
Lisa Linathcum Holt
Patty Rapp Thorne
Renne Skaggs Brown
Vickie Crigler
Elenaor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Sheri Sills Schneider
Sara Figg Gillilan
Manager Roxie Robinson
Manager Debbie Brown

1977-78 Women’s Team

Coach Joyce Campbell
Assistant Coach Steve Hunter
Mary Smiley Wohlford
Linda Connor Seidt
Robin Fitzsimmons Trammell
Janet Jackson
Debbie Stith Head
Kristie Richards Musick
Donna Farris David
Brenda Rucker
Neal Head, trainer
Cara Sue Bowden Cockerham, manager