Programs and Certificates

Associate in Arts Degree/Theater Arts

This program is designed to prepare the student for occupations reated to professional theater.

The following are 3 unit classes.

THEA 100C    Intro to Theater                     
THEA 120C    Acting I                                  
THEA  143C   Stagecraft                                
   or
THEA 140C    Intro to Design                     
THEA 124C    Acting II                             
    or
THEA 126C    Musical Theater                  
THEA 144C    Lighting Design                  
THEA 129C    Voice and Diction             
THEA 145C    Costume Design                  
    or
THEA 147C    Stage Makeup                      
THEA 107C    Diversity in US Theater         
THEA 220C    Scene Study                         
THEA 226C    Musical Theater Styles   
       
Select 2-3 units from the following performance classes according to emphasis.

THEA 130C    Acting Workshop  3 units       
THEA 132C    Musical Theater Workshop 2-3 units 
THEA 133C    Rehearsal and Performance  2-3 units
THEA 149C    Stage Crew Activity  1, 1, 1 units          
THEA 234C    Ensemble Acting  2-3 units                
THEA 232C    Musical Theater Production 2-3 units 

 

Associate in Arts in Theater Arts for Transfer


The AA-T degree in Theatre Arts  provides a path to guaranteed admission as a junior-year transfer student at one of Californisas CVSU campuses.

Required Core: Select 3 courses from the following (9 units). Please note if a student does not take THEA 132 C or THEA 133 C for the required core a minimum of two Stage Crew courses may be completed for a total of 3 units only. (EX: 1 course taken at 1 unit and the second course taken at 2 units.) Units

THEA 100 C Introduction to the Theater                3

or

THEA 102 C World Theater History I                    3

THEA 120 C Acting I 3

THEA 132 C Musical Theater Performance I          2 - 3

or

THEA 133 C Rehearsal Performance I                   3

 or

THEA 149 C Stage Crew I- Running                     1 - 2

THEA 150 C StageCrew II-Production Prep.        1 - 2

THEA 151 C Stage Crew III- Costume/Makeup   1 - 2

THEA 152 C StageCrew IV- House/Box Office    1 - 2

 

List A: Select 3 courses from the following (9 units). Please note if a student does not take THEA 132 C or THEA 133 C for the required core, one of these courses may be completed for the required 9 units in list A or a minimum of two stage crew courses (not used in the core) may be completed for a total of 3 units only. Units

THEA 101 C Play Analysis                                    3

 THEA 124 C Acting II                                          3

THEA 143 C Stagecraft                                         3

THEA 144 C Lighting Design Fundamentals            3

THEA 145 C Fundamentals of Costume Design      3

THEA 147 C Stage Makeup                                  3

 THEA 132 C Musical Theater Performance I         2 - 3 

or

THEA 133 C Rehearsal Performance I              3

or

THEA 149 C Stage Crew I- Running                  1 - 2

THEA 150 C StageCrew II-Production Prep.     1 - 2

THEA 151 C Stage Crew III- Costume/Makeup 1 - 2

THEA 152 C StageCrew IV- House/Box Office  1 - 2

                                                           Total Units 18

Costume/Makeup Design Certificate

The certificate in costume/makeup design is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency in the fiels of costume/makeup design for theater.

Required Courses: 15 units total

THEA 145C    Fundamentals of Costume Design  3 units
ART 185C       Life Drawing  3 units
THEA 147C    Stage Makeup  3 units
THEA 149C    Stage Crew Activity 1,1,1 units

And an additional 3 unitas from the following:  
THEA 247C    Prosthetic Makeup  3 units
THEA 149C    Stage Crew Activity  1, 1, 1 units

 

Lighting/Audio Design Certificate

This certificate in lighting/audio design is designed to prepare the student in occupational competency in lighting and sound design for theater.

Required Courses: 14-15 units total

MUS 124C     Recording Studio  3 units
       or
THEA 142C    Theater Sound and Recording  3 units
THEA 144C    Lighting Design Fundamentals  3 units
THEA 149C    Stage Crew Activity  1, 1, 1 units
ART 182C       Freehand Drawing  3 units
THEA 140C    Introduction to Theater Design  3 units

Technical Theater Certificate

The Technical Theater Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency in the field of technical theater.

Required Courses: 14-15 units total

THEA 140C    Introduction to Theater Design  3 units
ART 182C       Freehand Drawing  3 units
THEA 120C    Acting I  3 units
THEA 149C    Stage Crew Activity  1, 1, 1 units
THEA 143C    Stagecraft  3 units