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Certificate Of Achievement in Theater Production


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. To explore career and academic pathway options, visit the LAVC Program Mapper.

Students who plan to graduate and/or transfer should first meet with a Counselor to review and submit a Petition for Graduation early in the semester before they are expected to complete their requirements. Online Graduation Petitions that are submitted without a counselor's approval will require a counselor's review and approval in order for it to be processed. For the latest program requirements, check the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
THEATER 110 History of the World Theater 3
THEATER 225 Beginning Direction 3
THEATER 270 Beginning Acting 3
THEATER 301 Stage Craft 3
THEATER 310 Introduction to Theatrical Lighting 3
THEATER 315 Introduction to Theatrical Scenic Design 3

Complete 1 course from the following:

Course Course Title UNITS
THEATER 232 Play Production II 2
THEATER 233 Play Production III 3
THEATER 291 Rehearsals and Performances I 1
THEATER 292 Rehearsals and Performances II 2
THEATER 293 Rehearsals and Performances III 3

Complete 2 course from the following:

Course Course Title UNITS
ART 501 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design 3
EGT 213* Introduction to AutoCAD 3
THEATER 227* Advanced Direction 3
THEATER 317 Color and Design for the Theater 3
THEATER 325 Advanced Stage Craft 3
THEATER 450 Beginning Stage Make-Up 3

Total units required: 24-27

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite