2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Theatre Arts - Acting, AA

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The Theatre Arts - Acting Associate in Arts degree provides a rigorous, disciplined and integrated curriculum designed to meet the vocational demands of the theatre profession. Developed for the career-oriented theatre student, the curriculum seeks to release the intuitive potential for performance and production in each individual. With this foundation, past Delta Drama alumni have successfully transferred in to the UC and CSU systems to complete their baccalaureate degree, and are working professionally as actors, directors, technical artists, designers and teachers. Additionally, the program contributes to the over all development of management skills, creative problem solving and effective communication necessary for any career path.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the skills required to perform at the “proficient level” through performance for a live audience.
  2. Demonstrate the skills required to perform at a “proficient level” in ensemble acting exercises including: scene study, voice and movement, audition techniques by successfully completing course requirements.
  3. Demonstrate a proficient knowledge of theatre history by successfully completing the required theatre history courses.
  4. Demonstrate the skills required to perform at a “proficient level” in stagecraft by successfully completing DRAMA 19A .

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives

Minimum Major Units Required: 34

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.


* This course may be repeated to fulfill the Area requirement. 

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major or area of emphasis to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of both major/area of emphasis and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60

For more information:

Contact the Arts and Multimedia Transfer and Career Pathway (TrAC)  

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