Theater Arts-Acting: AA Degree
This degree provides a foundation in Theater Arts for students interested in pursuing an associates degree or higher in Drama/Theater, with an acting or technical emphasis, or pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. To fulfill the requirements for this degree, students will complete the required courses and work with a counselor to determine the appropriate pattern of general education courses based on the student’s individual educational goals.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Analyze dramatic literature.
- Show a cultural and artistic appreciation of theater arts.
- Demonstrate basic theater performance and production skills.
|Required Core Courses (12 units)|
|THEA-100||Introduction to Theater||3|
|or THEA-120||History of Theater|
|THEA-105||Culture and Gender in Theater||3|
|THEA-140||Technical Theatre in Production||3|
|Required Electives: List A (3 units)|
|Complete 1 course from the following:||3|
|Theater Production: Contemporary|
|Theater Production: Young Audiences|
|Rehearsal and Performance: Musical|
|Theater Production: Repertory|
|Dance Theater Production|
|Theater Production: Classical|
|Musical Theater Production: Young Audiences|
|Musical Theater Production: Broadway|
|Musical Theater Production: Contemporary|
|Required Electives: List B (6 units)|
|Complete 2 courses from the following:||6|
|Improvisation and Physical Theater|
|Acting for Fun and Profit|
To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.