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Dramatic Arts


DRAMA 1A Actor's Studio I Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a practical, performance-oriented introduction to an integrated program of skills in actor training for the career-oriented drama students. Studies include basic principles of acting, improvisation, voice and movement dynamics, and beginning scene study. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 1B Actor's Studio II Units 4
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 1A.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer a further examination of an integrated program of beginning skills in actor training for the career-oriented acting student. Studies include audition techniques, scene study, speech for the stage, and dialects. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 1C Intermediate Actor's Studio Units 8
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 19B and DRAMA 1B; concurrent enrollment in DRAMA 19C or completion of DRAMA 19C.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the career-oriented student to an integrated program of intermediate skills in actor training. Studies include intermediate audition techniques, Shakespeare scene study, intermediate scene study, and project work in one or more classic styles. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 1D Advanced Actor's Studio Units 8
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 19C and DRAMA 1C; concurrent enrollment in DRAMA 19D or completion of DRAMA 19D.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer a further examination of an integrated program of advanced skills in actor training for the career-oriented acting student. Studies include advanced scene study and projects, advanced audition techniques, and acting for the camera. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 5 Selected Topics: Drama Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of drama not already covered by existing curricula. (CSU)

DRAMA 6A Improvisational Theatre I Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as an introduction to theatre games and improvisational techniques. The student will examine and explore non-scripted creative expression and interaction. The course will culminate in an improvisational performance technique known as "long form improv", performed for an invited audience. (CSU)

DRAMA 6B Improvisational Theatre II Units 3
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 6A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a continued study of theatre games and improvisational theatre techniques. The student will continue to examine and explore non-scripted creative expression and interaction. The course culminates in an improvisational performance technique called "long form improv", performed for an invited audience. (CSU)

DRAMA 10 Theatre Appreciation Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey course designed to develop an appreciation of theatre as an art form to include general nature of dramatic presentation, elements of dramatic structure, types of drama, and particular contributions of the actor, director, designers, technicians, and audience. (UC, CSU, CAN DRAM 18)

DRAMA 15 Make-Up for the Theatre Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide study of the theory and techniques of make-up for the theatre. Topics included are straight, age, and character make-up, beard construction, and special effects. Laboratory sessions and work on a make-up crew for college productions or a special project are required. (CSU)

DRAMA 16A History of Theatre: Primitive to 1800 Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the physical structure, representative plays, practices, and theatre traditions from primitive times to the 1800's. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 16B History of Theatre: 1800 to Present Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the scenic styles, theatre architecture, representative plays, practices and theatre traditions from 1800 to the present in Europe and America. Influences derived from the Asian theatre are also included. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 18A Beginning Fencing Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the development of the basic skills and techniques of fencing with the three combative weapons of foil, epee, and sabre. The course covers developmental exercises with skills and techniques in formal competition. The drama or dance student finds it valuable for mental and body discipline on the stage. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 18B Intermediate Fencing Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: DRAMA 18A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is provided for the development of the intermediate skills and techniques of fencing with the three combative weapons of foil, epee, and sabre. The course covers developmental exercises with skills and techniques in formal competition. The drama or dance student finds it valuable for mental and body discipline on the stage. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 18C Advanced Fencing Units 1-1.5
Prerequisites: DRAMA 18B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is provided for the development of the advanced skills and techniques of fencing with the three comparative weapons of foil, epee, and sabre. The course covers developmental exercise with skills and techniques in formal competition. The drama or dance student finds it valuable for mental and body discipline on the stage. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 19A Technical Theatre I Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introductory lecture, demonstration and laboratory experience covering the elementary aspects of scenery, lighting, sound, and costume production. Participation in backstage crews for Theatre Arts productions is required. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 19B Technical Theatre II Units 4
Prerequisites: DRAMA 19A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of stagecraft design, stagecraft research techniques, and stagecraft production organization as it pertains to scenery, lighting, sound, and costuming. Students study the aesthetics, practical applications, and the principles of set, sound, lighting, and costume produciton as it applies to the theatre performance. Participation in backstage crews for Theatre Arts productions is required. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 19C Intermediate Technical Theatre Workshop Units 2.5
Prerequisites: DRAMA 19B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey made through lecture, demonstration, and laboratory experience on all technical phases of scenic, lighting, sound, and costume production including design. Students gain additional knowledge of the principles of design as it specifically applies to the sets, properties, costumes, sound, and lighting. Students also gain knowledge of costume history, history of scenic techniques, and history as it applies to properties. Crew work on productions is required of students. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 19D Advanced Technical Theatre Workshop Units 2.5
Prerequisites: DRAMA 19C.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey made through lecture, demonstration, and laboratory experience on all technical phases of scene and costume production including construction, painting, rigging, placement, and manipulation of stage scenery, lighting equipment, sound, properties, and selection of materials. Students gain knowledge of all directorial concepts as it specifically applies to the design of sets, properties, costumes, sound, and lighting. Crew work on productions is required of students. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 22 Theatre Production Workshop Units 3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 19B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the development of projects in research and analysis of play scripts, production stage management, organization and execution of stagecraft for production; scene, lighting, and sound design. Participation in departmental productions or Fine Arts events. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 23 Costuming Production Workshop Units 3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 19B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a workshop in costume design theory and its practical application to drama production. Emphasis will be placed on costume construction and production organization, using hands-on activity in support of workshop productions. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 25A Theatre Production: Acting Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is rehearsal and performance for public presentation. Emphasis is placed on individual initiative, dependability, development, and participation. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 25B Theatre Production: Crew Units 1-3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to rehearsal, performance and crew work where emphasis is placed on solving the problems of production by preparation of plays for public performance. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 25C Applied Dramatic Art Units 1-3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 25B; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is for intermediate rehearsal, performance, and crew work for public performance. The course includes all phases of production, acting, technical staff, and house management. Emphasis is placed on individual initiative, dependability, development, and participation. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 25D Applied Dramatic Art Units 1-3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 25C; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is for advanced rehearsal, performance, and crew work for public performance. The course includes all phases of production, acting, technical staff, and house management. Emphasis is placed on individual initiative, dependability, development, and participation. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 25E Applied Dramatic Art Units 1-3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 25D: concurrent enrollment in DRAMA 1 or completion of DRAMA 10; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for advance rehearsal, performance, and crew work for public performance. The course includes all phases of production, acting, technical staff, and house management. Emphasis is placed on individual initiative, dependability, development, and participation. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 26A Repertory Workshop: Acting Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is rehearsal and performance of one or more workshop productions. Emphasis is placed on solving the problems of acting in a live production. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 26B Repertory Workshop: Crew Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is rehearsal, performance, and crew work where emphasis is placed on solving the problems of production of preparation of small cast plays or one-acts for public performance. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 26C Repertory Theatre Workshop Units 2
Prerequisites: DRAMA 26B; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an intermediate course in rehearsal, performance, and crew work where emphasis is placed on solving the problems of production by preparation of several plays or musicals for public performance. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 26D Repertory Theatre Workshop Units 2
Prerequisites: DRAMA 26C or audition.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a culminating course in rehearsal, performance, and crew work where emphasis is placed on solving the problems of production by preparation of several plays for public performance. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 26E Repertory Theatre Workshop Units 2
Prerequisites: DRAMA 26D; concurrent enrollment in DRAMA 1 or completion of DRAMA 1D; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a culminating course in rehearsal, performance, and crew work where emphasis is placed on solving the problems of production by preparation of several plays or musicals for public performance. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 28A Musical Revue Cabaret Theatre Units 1.5
Prerequisites: Qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a course in musical theatre which gives an overview of the development of the musical and cabaret review performance historically, musically, and dramatically, and its application to vaudeville and the more intimate contemporary form, the cabaret act. Culminating activities include selection preparation, and performance of selected sketches, musical numbers, and dancing with appropriate narrative. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 28B Musical Revue Cabaret Theatre Units 1.5
Prerequisites: DRAMA 28A; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a course in musical theatre which informally reviews the development of the musical and cabaret performance and its application to vaudeville and the more intimate contemporary form, the cabaret act. Culminating activities include selection, preparation, and performance of selected sketches, musical numbers, and dancing with appropriate narrative dealing with the 1910-20 genre. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 28C Musical Revue Cabaret Theatre Units 1.5
Prerequisites: DRAMA 28B; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a course in musical theatre which focuses on the different aspects of cabaret and musical revue. Culminating activities include preparation, and performance of selected sketches including an original sketch by students and organizing food and service for the audience. Special emphasis is given to comedy sketches and their writing and performance. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 28D Musical Revue Cabaret Theatre Units 1.5
Prerequisites: DRAMA 28C; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a course in musical theatre which gives the student an opportunity to develop solo and scripted materials for cabaret and musical revue performances. Culminating activities include selection, preparation, and performance of selected sketches, musical numbers, and dancing with an emphasis on single person presentations. Writing of original narrative and scripts is required. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 31 Principles of Acting Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitation on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce basic principles of acting including ensemble interaction, character study, expressive dynamics, and the rehearsal process. The student will examine an intergration of theatre games, exercises, improvisation, and scene study culminating in a final presentation of a partner scene. (UC, CSU, CAN DRAM 8)

DRAMA 34 Styles of Acting Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a styles of acting course. It includes classic Greek, Elizabethan (shakespearean), Restoration, and comedy of Moliere, and 19th century melodrama. Students will prepare scences in each of the period styles with emphasis on speech, manners, and movements. (CSU)

DRAMA 37 Theatre Management and Promotion Units 2.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to present principles of organization, operation, and administration of educational, community and professional theatre as well as box office operations, production accounting, ticket sales, house management and promotional media. Supervised experience in developing drama publicity materials, box office operations, and house management is emphasized. ( CSU)

DRAMA 38 Acting for the Camera Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to examine the skills and techniques necessary for acting in the film and television media. Studies include camera orientation and terminology, on-camera scene study, monologues, improvisation, and acting for commercials. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 44A Children's Theatre Production: Acting Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to play selection nd production for a children`s audience. It includes acting, stage involvement, rehearsal and public performance. (CSU)

DRAMA 44B Children's Theatre Production: Crew Units 1-3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a beginning course in rehearsal, performance, and crew work where emphais is placed on solving the problems of production by preparation of public performance for a children's audience. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 44C Intermediate Children's Theatre Units 4
Prerequisites: DRAMA 44B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for intermediate play selection, acting, movement, rehearsal, and a public performance for a children's audience. (CSU)

DRAMA 44D Advanced Children's Theatre Units 4
Prerequisites: DRAMA 44C.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for advanced play selection, acting, movement, rehearsal, and public performance for a children's audience. (CSU)

DRAMA 47A Musical Theatre Production: Acting Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to teach the student how to perform in the genre of musical theatre. Emphasis is placed on learning how to make believable transitions in characterizations from acting, to singing, and to dancing. History and styles of musicals are included. The course is not designed to teach the basic elements of acting, singing, or dancing, but rather how to coordinate them. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 47B Musical Theatre Production: Acting Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to teach the student how to perform in the genre of musical theatre. Emphasis is placed on learning how to make believable transitions in characterizations from acting, to singing, and to dancing. History and styles of musicals are included. The course is not designed to teach the basic elements of acting, singing, or dancing, but rather how to coordinate them. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 47C Musical Theatre Workshop Units 3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 47B; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a continuation of the theory and techniques used to perform in the genre of musical theatre. Emphasis is placed on learning how to make believable transitions in characterizations from acting, to singing, to dancing. History and styles of musicals are included. The course is not designed to teach the basic elements of acting, singing, or dancing, but rather how to coordinate them. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 47D Musical Theatre Workshop Units 3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 47C; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a continuation of the theory and techniques used to perform in the genre of musical theatre. The emphasis is placed on learning how to make believable transition in characterizations from acting, to singing, to dancing. History and styles of musicals are included. The course is not designed to teach the basic elements of acting, singing, or dancing, but rather how to coordinate them. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 47E Musical Theatre Workshop Units 3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 47D; concurrent enrollment in DRAMA 1 or completion of DRAMA 1D; qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a continuation of the theory and techniques used to perform in the genre of musical theatre. Emphasis is placed on learning how to make believable transitions in characterizations from acting, to singing, to dancing. History and styles of musicals are included. The course is not designed to teach the basic elements of acting, singing, or dancing, but rather how to coordinate them. (UC, CSU)

DRAMA 48A Beginning Creative Dramatics Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a beginning process by which original dramatizations are developed with children through work in storytelling, characterization activities, theatre games, and other dramatic forms. Observations, student teaching with children, and participation in group assignments characterize the activities of the course. The course is designed for the future teacher or early childhood major. ( CSU)

DRAMA 48B Advanced Creative Dramatics Units 3
Prerequisites: DRAMA 48A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as an advanced process by which or developing original dramatizations are developed with children through work in storytelling, characterization activities, theatre games, and other dramatic forms. Observations, student teaching with children, and participation in group assignments characterize the activities of the course. The course is designed for future teachers and early childhood majors. (CSU)

DRAMA 50A Special Studies: Drama Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 16A or DRAMA 16B with grade of "B" or better; and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the Division Chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.

Advisories: None.

This course is designed so a qualified student may do advanced work in drama. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and it may be repeated for a maximum of four units. (CSU)

DRAMA 50B Special Studies: Directing Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 16A or DRAMA 16B with grade of "B" or better; and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the Division Chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed so a qualified student may do advanced work in directing. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and it may be repeated for a maximum of 4 units. (CSU)

DRAMA 50C Special Studies: Technical Theatre Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 19A course with grade of "B" or better; and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the Division Chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed so a qualified student may do advanced work in technical theatre. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and it may be repeated for a maximum of 4 units. (CSU)

DRAMA 50D Special Studies: Dance Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 17A with grade of "B" or better; and presentation of a project acceptable to instructor and Division Chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed so a qualified student may do advanced work in dance. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and it may be repeated for a maximum of four units. (CSU)

DRAMA 50E Special Studies: House/Box Office Management Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 16A or DRAMA 16B course with grade of "B" or better; and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and Division Chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is is designed so a qualified student may do advanced work in the house/box office management. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum of four units. ( CSU)

DRAMA 50F Special Studies: Playwriting Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 16A or DRAMA 16B course with grade of "B" better; and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and Division Chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed so a qualified student may do advanced work in playwriting. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and it may be repeated for maximum of four units. (CSU)

DRAMA 50G Special Studies: Acting Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with grade of "B" or better; and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and Division Chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed so a qualified student may do advanced work in the acting. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and it may be repeated for a maximum of four units. (CSU)

DRAMA 50H Special Studies: Costuming Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of DRAMA 19A with grade of "B" or better; and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and Division Chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.

Advisories: None.

This course is designed so a qualified student may do advanced work in costuming. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and it may be repeated for a maximum of four units. (CSU)

DRAMA 80 Selected Topics: Drama Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of drama not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Economics

ECON 1A Principles of Economics: Macro Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the major in economics, business, or social science. The course centers around macroeconomics which is the study of aggregates of firms, households, prices, wages, and income. (UC, CSU, CAN ECON 2)

ECON 1B Principles of Economics Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to parallel introductory courses in universities and colleges. The course is of interest to majors in economics, business, or social science. The course introduces microeconomics, the study of individual firms, households, prices, wages, and income. (UC, CSU, CAN ECON 4)

ECON 15 Selected Topics In Economics Units 0.5-1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of economics not already covered by existing curriculum. (CSU)

ECON 50H Special Studies: Economics Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and the division chairperson; Economics 1A or 1B with grade of "B" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow the qualified students to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study. The course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)

ECON 75 Selected Topics: Economics Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of economics not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.




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