Theatre Arts, Certificate

(Code 601-601)

Thirteen credits required:
THEA 121Introduction to Technical Theatre3
THEA 130Acting I3
THEA 332Directing3
THEA Elective3
One credit from:1
Acting-Minor Roles/Chorus
Scenic Construction Crew
Light/Sound Board Operator
Costume Crew
Stage/Properties Crew
Makeup Crew
Publicity Crew
Electrics Crew
Special Effects/Sound Facilitator
Acting-Major Roles
Stage Manager/Assistant Director/Assistant Choreographer
Assistant Scenic Design/Assistant Technical Direction
Assistant Lighting Design
Assistant Costume Design/Shop Supervisor
Properties Coordinator
Makeup Design
Publicity/Program Design
Lead Electrician
House Manager

Note:  Courses cannot be counted in both the major and certificate program.

Program Learning Options

Students completing this program will be expected to meet the following learning outcomes:

  • Understand theatre’s diverse genres, styles, and forms within their cultural, theoretical, and historical contexts. 
  • Demonstrate competency as an actor, director, technician, and/or stage manager in a realized production.
  • Demonstrate competency in all stage crafts.
  • Explain, critique, and evaluate one’s own creative work and the creative work of others.
  • Demonstrate competency in the principles of design.