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AA in Theatre Arts for Transfer



Theater Arts for Transfer
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Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts for Transfer is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Theatre Arts majors at a CSU campus that offers a Theatre Arts baccalaureate degree.

This degree is designed for students interested in a range of classes in the theatre arts. Students who earn an AA-T in Theatre Arts demonstrate knowledge and skill in areas including acting, theatre technology, dramaturgy, design (lights, set, costume, and/or make-up), theatre history, and play production. Foundational skills and knowledge of theatre is the springboard for an array of careers including professional actor, theatre critic, theatre director, playwright, set, costume, make-up or light designer, running crew and various film and television jobs.

In addition to the courses listed in the curriculum tab, the following additional requirements must be met for completion of the Associate in Arts in Theatre Arts for Transfer:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Achievement of a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework (some majors may require a higher GPA, students should consult with a counselor for more information).
  3. Completion of the 18 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSUGE) pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

NOTE: Students are advised to check with the Counseling Department or Transfer Center for the courses accepted into the Theatre Arts major at the CSU where they seek transfer.

Major Advising Sheet: Theatre for Transfer 20-21

Required Courses
THTR 101 or
THTR 105 or
Theatre Arts Appreciation
The History & Development of the Theatre / *Honors
THTR 110 Principles of Acting 3
THTR 159 or
THTR 170
Stage Crew Activity
Theatre Rehearsal and Performance
Choose 3 classes totaling 9 units from the following list:
THTR 111 *Principles of Acting 3
THTR 150 Theatre Crafts I 3
THTR 153 Stage Lighting 3
THTR 174 Introduction to Stage Costume 3
If not used in Required Core:
THTR 159 or
THTR 170
Stage Crew Activity
Theatre Rehearsal and Performance

Required Subtotal: 18

CSU GE or IGETC Pattern: Units Vary
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Units Required: 60