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Theatre Arts (AA-T)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed. Some major courses may double count for general education. 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 degree requirements, check the LAVC catalog.


Required courses:

Course Course Title UNITS
THEATER 270 Beginning Acting 3
THEATER 291 Rehearsals & Performances I 1
THEATER 292 Rehearsals & Performances II 2

Select one of the following courses (3 units):

Course Course Title UNITS
THEATER 100 Introduction to the Theater 3
THEATER 110 History of World Theater 3

LIST A: complete 9-11 units from the following:

Course Course Title UNITS
THEATER 272* Intermediate Applied Acting 3
THEATER 301 Stagecraft 3
THEATER 310 Introduction to Theatrical Lighting 3
THEATER 342 Technical Theater Production 2
THEATER 411 Costuming for the Theater 3
THEATER 450 Beginning Stage Make-Up 3

Total units required for major: 18-20

Follow CSU General Education Certification (CSUGE) OR Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 39-41

Required transferable elective units: 0-3

Total transferable units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
# Cross-referenced course.