UCLA Extension

Summer Entry Plan of Study

Acting Certificate

Full-time students who wish to complete their program in 4 quarters should select darker shaded courses in each specific quarter, illustrated by the vertical columns of the chart. Lighter shaded courses indicate available course options which may be taken to achieve full-time status during the specific quarter. Acting workshops have limited spaces; early enrollment is recommended.

2 Foundation Courses (8 units)

Course No. | Title Units Summer Fall Winter Spring
FILM TV X 404 Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television + 4 Offered Summer/ Offered Fall/ Offered Winter/ Offered Spring/
FILM TV X 404A Post-Production for Film and Television 4 Offered Summer/ Offered Fall Offered Winter/ Offered Spring

7 Required Acting Courses (28 units)

FILM TV X 407.5 Acting Techniques: The Fundamentals 4 Offered Summer Offered Fall Offered Winter Offered Spring
THEATER X 422.12 Voice and Movement for the Screen Actor 4 Not Offered Summer Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Offered Spring
THEATER X 410.3 Acting for the Camera I * 4 Offered Summer Offered Fall Offered Winter Offered Spring
THEATER X 410.5 Acting for the Camera II * 4 Not Offered Summer Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Offered Spring
THEATER X 407.78 Improvisation Techniques for the Actor: A Course in Spontaneity 4 Offered Summer Not Offered Fall Offered Winter Not Offered Spring
FILM TV X 438.40 The Working Actor: Get the Audition, Book the Job 4 Not Offered Summer Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Offered Spring
THEATER X 438.8 Delivering Memorable Auditions for Film and Television: A Workshop for Actors in Cold Reading and Interview Techniques 4 Not Offered Summer Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Offered Spring

Select 1 Workshop (4 units)

FILM TV X 407.45 Acting Workshop: The Meisner Technique 4 Not Offered Summer Not Offered Fall Offered Winter Not Offered Spring
FILM TV X 407.42 Inside Stanislavski: Applications for the Screen Actor 4 Offered Summer Not Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Not Offered Spring

Select 2 Electives (8 units)

Students must complete 2 electives (8 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Acting, Directing, Producing, Entertainment Development, Business and Management of Entertainment, Cinematography, Post-Production, or Music. Below is a list of suggested electives. New electives are added regularly.

X 400-X 499 Various Entertainment Courses 4 Offered Summer Offered Fall Offered Winter Offered Spring

Note: Full-time students wishing to add additional electives or take a vacation quarter may extend their program length. F-1 Visa students may have up to 6 quarters to complete their program. Domestic students have a maximum of three years.

+ Should be completed within the first 2 quarters of study.

* Should be taken in sequential order.

Charts Legend: Fall Winter Spring Summer Section Offered Online

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