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Guided Pathways

Theater Arts, AA-T (CSU) A0346

Program: A0346
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
THTR 9 Intro to Theater Arts 3.0
THTR 20 Script Analysis Theater 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
THTR 13 Play Rehearsal-Technical 3.0
THTR 15 (or) Play Rehearsal - Acting
Total:   13.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Survey Comm Studies
Total:   4.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
CSU MATH CSU GE B4 Mathematics Crse 4.0
CSU SELF CSU GE E Lifelong n SelfDev cr 3.0
THTR 11 Principles of Acting I 6.0
THTR 16 (and) Theatrical Make-Up
THTR 14 (or) Stagecraft  
THTR 21 (and) Intro to Theater Design
Total:   13.0
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
CSU BEHAV CSU GE D Social Sciences Crse 3.0
Total:   3.0
PSYC 1A Faculty recommendation: D1
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
THTR 10 History of Theater Arts 3.0
CSU HUM CSU GE C2 Humanities Crse 3.0
CSU CRTTH CSU Area A-3 Crit Thnkg Course 3.0
CSU SCNC1 CSU GE B1 Physical Sc Crse 3.0
CSU LAB CSU GE B3 Phy/Life Sc Lab Crse 1.0
Total:   13.0
LIT 10 Faculty recommendation: C2 HUM
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
CSU SCNC2 CSU GE B2 Life Sc Crse 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
CSU AMIST CSU GE American Institutions 3.0
CSU AMIST CSU GE American Institutions 3.0
CSU ETHS CSU GE Area F Ethnic Studies 3.0
CSU ELECT CSU Trnsf Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   12.0
Program Notes

AA-T Theatre Arts Program Notes:

THTR 13-Play Rehearsal and Performance-Technical & THRT 15-Play Rehearsal and Performance-Acting are strongly recommended by faculty for play practicum.  Complete either course in Fall & Spring.

Performance Studies complete:

  • THTR 11-Principles of Acting I and THTR 16 Theatrical Make-Up

Technical Theatre complete:

  • THTR 14-Stagecraft  and THTR 21- Introduction to Theatre Design


Effective Fall 2021

Ethnic Studies General Education Requirement (AREA F)

New California law, AB 1460, requires CSU students to take a class in one of four ethnic studies disciplines: Native American studies, African American studies, Asian American studies, or Latina and Latino studies.

All new Fall 2021 community college CSU-transfer bound students will be required to complete the new general education requirement Mt. SAC refers to it as the Fall 2021 CSU General Education Breadth requirements.

What are the area F-Ethnic Studies course options?

Area F courses are yet to be identified-June 2022. Check the Mt. SAC General Education (CSU) website site for updates


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