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Theatre Arts

Required Core Courses (9 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
THEA 010/H Introduction to Theatre or Honors 3 units
THEA 040A Acting One  3 units

Select course from list below (3 units maximum)

Course Number Course Title Units
THEA 070A Mainstage Production Workshop: American Representational 3 units
THEA 070B Mainstage Production Workshop: Modern & Contemporary 3 units
THEA 070C Mainstage Production Workshop: Classical Greek and European 3 units
THEA 070D Mainstage Production Workshop: Musical and Children’s Theater 3 units
THEA 020A Studio Theater Production Workshop: American Representational 3 units
THEA 020B Studio Theater Production Workshop: Modern/Contemporary 3 units
THEA 020C Studio Theater Production Workshop: Classical Greek & European 3 units
THEA 020D Studio Theater Production Workshop: Musical and Children’s Theater 3 units
THEA 021A Practical Theater (Scene & Stage) I 1 units
  AND  
THEA 021B Practical Theater (Scene & Stage) Il 2 units

List A: Select three courses from below (9 units)

Any course from Required Courses not already used.

Course Number Course Title Units
THEA 040B Acting Two 3 units
THEA 002A Introduction to Theatrical Design 3 units
THEA 018A Introduction to Stage Lighting 3 units
THEA 047A Fundamentals of Costume Design 3 units
THEA 044A Makeup for Stage & Screen 3 units
THEA 011A Script Analysis: Classical 3 units
THEA 011B Script Analysis: Modern Realism 3 units
THEA 011C Script Analysis: Contemporary/Absurdist 3 units
THEA 045 Stagecraft 3 units

Select one (3 units maximum)

Course Number Course Title Units
THEA 070A Mainstage Production Workshop: American Representational 3 units
THEA 070B Mainstage Production Workshop: Modern & Contemporary 3 units
THEA 070C Mainstage Production Workshop: Classical Greek and European 3 units
THEA 070D Mainstage Production Workshop: Musical and Children’s Theater 3 units
THEA 020A Studio Theater Production Workshop: American Representational 3 units
THEA 020B Studio Theater Production Workshop: Modern/Contemporary 3 units
THEA 020C Studio Theater Production Workshop: Classical Greek & European 3 units
THEA 020D Studio Theater Production Workshop: Musical and Children’s Theater 3 units
THEA 021A Practical Theater (Scene & Stage) I 1 units
  AND  
THEA 021B Practical Theater (Scene & Stage) II 2 units

Major Requirements: 18 units

CSU GE Breadth or IGETC for CSU Requirements: 37 or 39 units

Elective Units As Needed To Total 60 CSU Transferable Units

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this transfer degree:

  • will earn an Associate’s Degree from West Valley College
  • are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system
  • will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU
  • will not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer

CSUs with Similar Majors

A complete and up-to-date listing of the similar CSU majors can be found by visiting adegreewithaguarantee.com

For more information, please speak with a counselor from Counseling or Transfer.

Important Notes

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • While a minimum of 2.0 GPA is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing courses prior to transfer that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement as part to the CSU GE-B or IGETC is highly recommended.

Learn more about Associate Degree for Transfer at West Valley College.

Last Updated 9/18/20