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THEATRE ARTS – Major #5440
The Theatre Arts major is more performance oriented than the Design/Technical Theatre Studies major. Both major options emphasize a “hands on” approach and place special focus on the well-rounded theatre artist. Students who complete the program can successfully transfer to a competitive four-year university or conservatory.

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE

REQUIRED COURSES

class COURSE TITLE units
TA 24    Theatre Crafts Production 3

TA 25 or TA 26

Theatre Crafts I or Theatre Crafts II 3
TA 30 or TA 15C Theatre Appreciation or Playwriting 3
TA 31 Theatre History and Literature I 3
TA 32 Theatre History and Literature II 3
TA 34 Costume Practicum 3
TA 35 Costume Crafts 3
TA 41 or TA 42 Beginning Acting or Beginning Acting for Theatre Majors 3

TA 40 or
**TA 24 or
**TA 34

Performance Practicum or
 
Theatre Crafts Practicum or
  Costume Crafts Practicum
3
TA 43 Intermediate Acting 3
TA 44 Actors' Workshop 3
TA 46 Voice for the Actor 3
 

Total

36

** In addition to completing 3 units of Theatre Crafts Practicum and 3 units of Costume Crafts Practicum

Recommended Electives: DANCE 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16; TA 28

DESIGN/TECHNICAL THEATRE STUDIES – Major #5482
The Design/Technical Theatre Studies major emphasizes a “hands on” approach and places special focus on the well-rounded theatre artist. Students who complete the program can successfully transfer to a competitive four-year university or conservatory or join the job market at entry-level positions.

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE

REQUIRED COURSES

class COURSE TITLE units
TA 24 Theatre Crafts Practicum 3

TA 25

Theatre Crafts I 3
TA 30 or TA 15C Theatre Appreciation or Playwriting 3
TA 31 Theatre History and Literature I 3
TA 32 Theatre History and Literature II 3
TA 34 Costume Practicum 3
TA 35 Costume Crafts 3
TA 41 or TA 42 Beginning Acting or Beginning Acting for Theatre Majors 3
TA 26 Theatre Crafts II 3
TA 28 Introduction to Stage Makeup 2
Two (2) of the following:
TA 27A or
 
TA 27B or
  TA 36
Introduction to Scenic Design or
  Introduction to Lighting Design or
  Costume Design
6
 

Total

35

Recommended Electives: TA 43, TA 40.

Notes:
1. An associate in arts degree requirements will be awarded to any candidate who successfully completes a total of 60 units, which include associates degree requirements and a minimum of 24 units of course work listed above.

2. Associate degree requirements are listed on pages 33-35. General Education requirements are for transfer certificate are listed on page 40.

3. Recommended electives for Physical Education: DANCE 10, 11, 12, 14, 16.

Last updated: 12/20/2011 2:53:13 PM