Theatre Arts

Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act (SB1440)

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01225)

The TMC Theatre Degree encompasses a broad spectrum of theatre studies. Upon completion of the transfer associate degree, the student is eligible for transfer with junior standing into the California State University (CSU) system. Students will be given priority consideration when applying at specific CSU institutions.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Certificate recipients will demonstrate a reliable and responsible work ethic as a team member of a college production.
  • Formulate a plan leading to a career in the performing arts including advanced study; commercial and industrial work; and professional stage and visual media work.

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:

  • Completion of minimum 60 semester or 90 quarter units of degree applicable courses.
  • Minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
  • Minimum grade of “C” (or “Pass”) for each course in the major.
  • Completion of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) Breadth pattern or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.  For more information, refer to the catalog section, “Certificate of Achievement” under Graduation, Certificates, and Degree Requirements.
Required Core
TA 101INTRODUCTION TO THE THEATRE3
TA 110ACTING I3
TA 141PERFORMANCE STUDIO I1-2
TA 142PERFORMANCE STUDIO II1-2
TA 143PERFORMANCE STUDIO III1-2
List A
Select three of the following:9
ACTING II
LIGHTING TECHNIQUES
STAGECRAFT
THEATRE WORKSHOP---TECHNICAL CREWS I
and THEATRE WORKSHOP---TECHNICAL CREWS II
Total Units18-21