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Program at a Glance

Acting Certificate

2 Foundation Courses (8 units)

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

7 Required Acting Courses (28 units)

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

Select 1 Workshop (4 units)

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

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.

THEATER X 409 The Actor’s Toolbox: Creating Emotional Truth 4 Not Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Not Offered Spring Offered Summer
THEATER X 419.3 Playing the American: An Acting and Accent-Reduction Workshop 4 Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Offered Spring Not Offered Summer
THEATER X 433 Pursuing a Career in Voice Overs 4 Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Offered Spring Not Offered Summer
THEATER X 438 Performing in TV Commercials: Practices and Opportunities in the Field 4 Not Offered Fall Not Offered Winter Not Offered Spring Offered Summer

+ 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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