Degree Requirements

The associate degree in Musical Theater requires completion of the courses listed below. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the catalog. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Arts Degree: Visual and Performing Arts - Musical Theater

This program provides fundamental skills and theory in musical comedy, theater and music both for transfer students and for persons interested in participating in theater and musical theater productions.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
DANC 115A Tap I
1 - 1.5
DRAM 132 Beginning Acting3
DANC 135A Jazz Dance I1 - 1.5
Choose two courses from the following:  
DRAM 240A Musical Theatre Repertoire 4
DRAM 240B Musical Theatre Repertoire II4
DRAM 240C Musical Theatre Repertoire III4
DRAM 240D Musical Theatre Repertoire IV 4
Choose two courses from the following: 
DRAM 241A Musical Theatre Dance I2
DRAM 241B Musical Theatre Dance II 2
DRAM 241C Musical Theatre Dance III2
DRAM 241D Musical Theatre Dance IV2
Choose one course from the following: 
DRAM 243A Technical Theatre Practicum - Costume and Makeup2
DRAM 243B Technical Theatre Practicum - Lighting and Sound2
DRAM 243C Technical Theatre Practicum - Scenic2
DRAM 243D Technical Theatre Practicum - Stage Management  2
Total Units19-20



Recommended Electives: Dance 110A