Program Overview

The discipline of theatre arts includes theoretical and practical courses in all aspects of theatre, providing preparation in acting, directing, and technical theatre through productions. The degree program allows for a course of study that expands and increases creativity. It is a meaningful journey of personal discovery and self expansion. It connects the study of script analysis to creating complex characters or theatrical designs. In addition, a solid foundation of fundamental skills learned through a variety of performance as well as technical theatre courses will help the student build confidence and emphasize the importance of responsibility, dedication, collaboration commitment.


AA-T Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 18 units Units
DRAM 140 Introduction to the Theatre 3 units
DRAM 150 Script Analysis 3 units
DRAM 200 Acting I: Acting For the Stage and the Camera 3 units
DRAM 201 Acting II 3 units
DRAM 300.1 Rehearsal and Performance I 3 units
DRAM 305 Technical Production I 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.