Feb 24, 2024
Upon successful of completion of the Theatre Arts (Technical Theatre) Associate in Arts degree, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training in technical theatre. A rigorous, disciplined, and innovative two-year curriculum in all aspects of theatre includes integrated studies in acting, theatre history, and theatre production specifically designed to augment the technical theatre focus. The technical theatre program seeks to unlock intuitive potential for theatre design and aesthetic development, and combines with it a powerful, yet flexible implementation of techniques and skills. Additionally, the program will contribute to the student’s development of people management skills, collaboration strategies, and artistic aesthetics.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successfully completing this program, students will be able to:
- Successfully perform stagecraft procedures and techniques.
- Successfully perform production stage crew duties for live theatrical productions.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of theatre history.
- Demonstrate skills required in performance techniques.
Major Requirements - Core
Complete 12 units
Major Requirements - Restricted Electives
Area A - Theatre History
Complete 3 units selected from:
Area B - Technical
Complete 9 units from:
Area C - Production
Complete 6 units selected from:
Minimum Major Units Required: 30
Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.
* This course may be repeated to fulfill the Area requirement.
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