Theatre Arts

Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act (SB1440)

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

 

The Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts Transfer degree prepares students with the technical and performance skills necessary to succeed in a CSU theatre program. The degree also insures that students will develop skills that will greatly benefit them in the job market. The study and practice of theatre channels the students' creativity, imagination and observational skills into developing insight, responsiveness and the ability to articulate and communicate ideas with confidence and clarity.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • 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 transferable degree applicable courses.
  • Minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
  • Minimum 18 semester or 27 quarter units in major or area of emphasis with a 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 CSU.  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
PLAY ANALYSIS FOR PERFORMANCE, PRODUCTION, AND APPRECIATION
ACTING II
LIGHTING TECHNIQUES
THEATRE WORKSHOP---TECHNICAL CREWS I
THEATRE WORKSHOP---TECHNICAL CREWS II
INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN FOR THEATRE AND FILM
Total Units18-21