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Theater Arts: Acting (AA)


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

Complete the following 9 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
THEATER 100 Introduction to the Theater 3
THEATER 110 History of the World Theater 3
THEATER 112 History of World Theater II 3
THEATER 240 Voice and Articulation for the Theater 3
THEATER 270 Beginning Acting 3
THEATER 272* Intermediate Applied Acting 3
THEATER 274* Advanced Applied Acting 3
THEATER 301 Stage Craft 3
THEATER 450 Beginning Stage Make-Up 3


Complete 9 units from the following courses

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
THEATER 185 Directed Study - Theater 1
THEATER 285 Directed Study - Theater 2
THEATER 385 Directed Study - Theater 3

Total units required for major: 36

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 3

Total units required: 60

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