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The programs below are listed as a guide only.  Students are strongly encouraged to see an academic advisor, consult the official school catalogue, and view programs on Curricunet for the most up-to-date information. 


THEATRE ARTS – Major #5440
The Theatre Arts major is a performance oriented major. It 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.


REQUIRED COURSES

class COURSE TITLE units
TA 23    Technical Theatre practicum 3

TA 25 or TA 35 or TA 36

Stagecraft or Costume Crafts or Costume Design 3
TA 30 or TA 15C or TA 38 Theatre Appreciation or Playwriting or Script Analysis 3
TA 31 or TA 32 Theatre History and Literature I or Theatre History and Literature II 3
TA 41 or TA 42Beginning Acting or Beginning Acting For Majors3
TA 43Intermediate Acting3
TA 46Voice for the Actor3

AND Three units from the following 

TA 40

Performance Practicum
3
TA 44A Actors Workshop 3
TA 45 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Topics 2
 TA 48ATeasers 1 
TA 48B Teasers II 1
 

Total

24


Recommended Electives: DANCE 9, 10, 11, 12A, 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 four-year university or conservatory. 

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE

REQUIRED COURSES

class COURSE TITLE units
TA 23 Technical Theatre Practicum 3

TA 25

Stagecraft 3
TA 30 or TA 31 or TA 38 Theatre Appreciation or Theatre history and Literature I or Script Analysis 3
TA 35 Costume Crafts 3
TA 41 or TA 42 Beginning Acting or Beginning Acting for Theatre Majors 3
TA 34 Costume Practicum 3
Select one of the following courses:
TA 27A or
TA 27B or
TA28 or
TA 36
Intruduction to Scenic Design
Introduction to Lighting Design
Introduction to Stage Makeup
Costume Design
3

Select six units from the following (courses taken above may not be taken again)
TA 15C   or
TA 27A  or
TA 27B or
TA 28 or
TA 29A or
TA 29B or
TA 31 or
TA 32 or
TA 36 or
TA 38 or
TA 39A or
TA 39B or
TA 40 or
TA45
Creative Writing: Playwriting
Introduction to Scenic Design
Introduction to Lightin Design
introduction to Stage Makeup
Advanced Technical Theatre Practicum I
Advanced Technical Theatre Practicum II
Theatre history and Dramatic Literature I
Theatre history and Dramatic Literature II
Costume Design
Script Analysis
Intermediate Crew Practicum I
Intermediate Crew Practicum II
Performance Practicum
Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Topics
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
2




 

Total

24

Recommended Electives: Dance 10, 11, 12A, 14, 16.

Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts for Transfer – Major #5445 
The Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts for Transfer degree is designed for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. To earn the associate in arts transfer degree, students must complete a maximum of 60 required semester units of CSU-transferable coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Local graduation requirements are not required for the transfer degree. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete the degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. Students are required to complete: A) a minimum of 18 semester units in the major with a grade of C or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework. B) 60 semester CSU-transferable units using the California State University-General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU-GE Breadth); OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern. C) No more than 60 semester units are required.  

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE

REQUIRED COURSES

CLASSCOURSE TITLEUNITS
TA 30 or  TA 31Theatre Appreciation or Theatre History and Dramatic Literature I3

TA 40 or TA 23

Performance Practicum or Technical Theatre practicum3
TA 40 or TA 42Beginning Acting or Beginning Acting for Theatre Majors3

Select one of the following courses:
(NOTE TA 23 or TA 40 can be taken in this section only if they were not taken above)

TA 23Technical Theatre Practicum3
TA 25Stagecraft3
TA 27BIntroduction to Lighting Design3
TA 28Introduction to Stage Makeup
3
TA 36Costume Design3
TA 38Script Analysis3
TA 40Performance Practicum3
TA 43      Intermediate Acting3



 

Total

18



Last updated: 3/4/2015 12:35:16 PM