Printer Friendly Version    Evaluation Worksheet    Recommended Course Sequence

Theatre Arts (AA-T) Theatre Arts & Fashion Total Units: 18
Term Effective: Fall 2017


See the state issued Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) template for any further clarification regarding program requirements.

The Associate in Arts for Transfer in Theatre Arts is designed for students who are pursuing a baccalaureate degree. It provides a basic foundation in theatre history and literature, hands-on experience in several theatre arts disciplines including Acting, Stagecraft and Costuming, and cultural and historical background necessary to understanding the Theatre Arts.
The Theatre Arts Associate in Arts for Transfer degree is designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an ADT are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses. Current and prospective community college students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.
Students will have to fulfill the following requirements to earn this degree.
(1) Complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Inter-segmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth requirements; and
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units as required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer in Theatre Arts major.
(2) Obtain an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0
(3) Earn a grade of ā€œCā€ or better in all courses required for the Associate in Arts for Transfer in Theatre Arts major.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. demonstrate self-awareness and confidence through creative expression;
  2. collaborate and effectively communicate in a theatre setting;
  3. demonstrate an understanding of time management, commitment, follow-through, and responsibility to achieve a common goal in a theatre setting;
  4. creatively analyze, critique, and interpret works of theatrical art;
  5. identify, summarize, compare and contrast the principal movements in world theatre history and literature;
  6. demonstrate an understanding of the collaborative and complex nature of a live performance through serving in a production position;
  7. demonstrate an understanding and awareness of the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of U.S. and world theatre; and
  8. utilize current theatrical technology.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Theatre Arts (AA-T) program are:

  • Complete 18 units from
    • Theatre Arts for Transfer Core Requirements
    • Theatre Arts for Transfer List A Requirements

Theatre Arts for Transfer Core Requirements - complete 9.00 units
THAR 1 World Theatre Through Time3.00
THAR 10A Introduction to Acting3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
THAR 25 Production Lab: General1.00-3.00
THAR 25.1 Production Lab: Costume Crew1.50-3.00
THAR 25.2 Production Lab: Running Crew1.50-3.00
THAR 25.3 Production Lab: House Staff0.25-3.00
THAR 25.4 Production Lab: Makeup Crew1.50-3.00
THAR 25.5 Production Lab: Construction0.50-3.00
Theatre Arts for Transfer List A Requirements - complete 9.00 units
Complete a combination totaling at least 9.00 units from the following:
THAR 22 and THAR 25.4
THAR 11.1
THAR 11.2
THAR 25.1
THAR 25.2
THAR 25.3
THAR 25.4
THAR 25.5

Term Effective: Fall 2017

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Theatre Arts (AA-T) - effective Fall 2016
Theatre Arts (AA-T) - effective Spring 2014

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.


Select either THAR 21A or THAR 28 for List A requirements. Refer to Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) for more information.

Phone Email Website
(707) 527-4248
Theatre Arts & Fashion