A.A. in Theatre Arts - Acting Emphasis
This degree is a fundamental exploration in the area of theatre arts focusing on performance styles and acting techniques.
Students receiving this degree must meet the following requirements:
- Complete the District General Education Pattern, CSUGE or IGETC.
If transferring to a CSU or UC students are strongly recommended to complete the CSUGE or IGETC General Education Patterns. Students looking to transfer to an out of state or private college should consult with a counselor for the appropriate GE pattern selection.
- Complete with a “C” or better each course as specified by the major.
- Maintain an overall GPA of a 2.0 or better in all degree applicable coursework.
- Meet the local area requirement of Kinesiology/Dance.
|THEA 101||Introduction to Theatre Arts||3|
|THEA 120||Introduction to Tech for Theatre, TV and Film||3|
|THEA 202||Stage Acting II - Intermediate 1||3|
|Select one (1) of the following play performance courses:|
|Rehearsal and Performance in Production||3|
|Rehearsal and Performance II||3|
|Theatre Practicum/Special Projects I - Physical Life||3|
|Theatre Practicum/Special Projects II - Storytelling||3|
|Select two (2) of the following acting techniques courses:|
|Voice and Movement for the Actor I - Beginning||3|
|Stage Acting III - Intermediate/Advanced||3.5|
|Stage Acting IV - Advanced||3.5|
|Camera Acting I - Beginning||3.5|
|Camera Acting II - Intermediate||3.5|
|Camera Acting III - Intermediate/Advanced||3.5|
|Camera Acting IV - Advanced||3.5|
|Special Techniques in Acting - Beginning||3|
|Select one (1) of the following specialty courses: 2|
|Fundamentals of Stage Direction - Beginning||3|
|Theatre for Young Audiences- Beginning||3|
|Shakespeare in Production||3|
A course may be used only once to fulfill the degree requirements.
A.A. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Theatre Arts Acting Emphasis A.A. Degree will:
- Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge in core theatre elements, including acting, technical theatre, and theatre history.
- Demonstrate acting techniques in a performance setting.
- Exhibit proficiency in acting styles and techniques.
- Exhibit knowledge in a specialized theatrical area, such as directing, Shakespeare, and theatre for young audiences.