Certificates and Degrees

Certificates and degrees differ in the time it takes to earn each, as well as the credits required in order to graduate. Each of these academic achievements are suitable for certain specific fields or career goals.

Associate Degrees

Associate degrees prepare you for employment and/or transfer to a university. Associate degree programs consist of mutiple degree-applicable units in your chosen major and the required general education courses. Generally, it takes two years to complete a degree program, on a full-time basis. Choose this pathway to transfer to a university Art program.
Theatre Arts (Drama) Associate in Arts Degree

Theatre Arts (Drama) Associate in Arts Degree

The Theatre Arts (Drama) Associate in Arts Degree is designed to prepare students to acquire basic theatrical knowledge and academic skills to either transfer to a four-year academic institution or lead to employment in the specific areas of theater...

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Theatre Arts Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

Theatre Arts Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

The Associate in Arts Degree in Theatre Arts for Transfer, also called the Theatre Arts AA-T Degree, prepares students to transfer to CSU campuses that offer bachelor’s degrees in Theatre Arts. Ed Code Section 66746-66749 states that students...

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Certificates

If you are seeking skills development and employment upon completion of requirements, the certificate program will be your choice for an educational goal. Certificate programs consist of 18 or more degree-applicable units in your chosen major. The length of the certificate programs may vary from one semester to four semesters. Choose this pathway for professional training for creative industry jobs.
Assistant Costume Designer Certificate

Assistant Costume Designer Certificate

The Assistant Costume Designer Certificate provides the student with expertise in order to assist the Costume Designer in costuming for film, television, theme park entertainment and theater. The Assistant Costume Designer should be able to create...

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Costume Cutter/Draper Certificate

Costume Cutter/Draper Certificate

The Costume Cutter/Draper Certificate provides the student with training to create patterns, cut and assemble costumes for the entertainment industry. Students also receive training in basic theatrical production process. This certificate is...

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Costume Stitcher Certificate

Costume Stitcher Certificate

The Costume Stitcher Certificate provides the student with training in specialized sewing techniques and other skills necessary to build a variety of costumes required by the entertainment industry. Students also receive training in basic theatrical...

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Costume Wardrobe Certificate

Costume Wardrobe Certificate

The Costume Wardrobe Certificate provides the student with the practical knowledge and experience necessary to work backstage preparing, changing and maintaining costumes before, during and after performances. Students are trained in basic costume...

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Lighting Technician Certificate

Lighting Technician Certificate

The Lighting Technician Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a Lighting Technician in educational, community and resident theatre venues as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios. This...

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Musical Theatre Certificate

Musical Theatre Certificate

The Musical Theatre Certificate Program is designed to prepare the student for performance competency in the field of Musical Theatre. The Musical Theatre Certificate requires a total of 36.5-37.5 units of which 34.5 are in required courses....

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Scenic Artist Certificate

Scenic Artist Certificate

The Scenic Artist Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a Scenic Artist in educational, community and resident theatre venues as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios. This certificate...

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Sound Technician Certificate

Sound Technician Certificate

The Sound Technician Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a sound technician in educational, community and resident theatres as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios. This certificate...

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Stage Management Certificate

Stage Management Certificate

The Stage Management Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a Stage Manager in educational, community and resident theatre venues as well as theme park, television and motion picture studios. This certificate...

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Technical Theatre Certificate

Technical Theatre Certificate

The Technical Theatre Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a theatre technician in educational, community and resident theatre venues as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios. This...

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