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Costume Certificate Class Sequence

Costume Design Certificate: Sequence of Classes

Level 1: Skills Certificate (14 units)
Level 2: Certificate of Achievement (59 units)
1st Semester Costume Certificate courses
Level 1: Skills Certificate (14 units)
Subject & Number Course Title Units
Theater 105-1 Theater Survey, Literature-Level 1 1
Theater 400 Costume Periods and Styles 3
Theater 425 Applied Costuming for the Theater 4

and two of the following required specialized classes*

Subject & Number Course Title Units
Theater 411 Costuming for the Theater 3
Theater 413 Costume Dyeing and Painting 3
Theater 414 Costume Draping and Accessories 3
Theater 415 Costume Design for the Theater 3
Theater 416 Materials and Methods for the Costumer 3
Theater 417 Costuming for Film 3
Theater 418 Communicating Theatrical Design 3
Theater 419 Advanced Costume Illustration 3
Theater 420 Costuming on Set 3
1st Semester units: Total 14 units
Level 1: Skills Certificate (14 units)

* Required specialized classes (highlighted) are offered in a rotation.
If a course is missed, it will not repeat until 4 semesters later.


2nd, 3rd, 4th semester Costume Certificate Courses
Level 2: Certificate of Achievement (59 units)
2nd Semester
Subject & Number Course Title Units
Theater 100 Introduction to Theater 3
Theater 105-2 Theater Survey, Performance –Level 2 1
Theater 425 Applied Costuming for the Theater 4

and two of the required specialized classes* (listed above)

2nd Semester units: 14
3rd Semester
Subject & Number Course Title Units
Theater 105-3 Theater Survey Design Technology-Level 3 1
Theater 300 Introduction to Stagecraft 3
Theater 425 Applied Costuming for the Theater 4

and two of the required specialized classes* (listed above)

3rd Semester units: 14
4th Semester
Subject & Number Course Title Units
Theater 105-4 Theater Survey, Audience Experience-Level 4 1
Theater 110 History of the World Theater 3
Theater 200 Introduction to Acting 3
Theater 425 Applied Costuming for the Theater 4

and two of the required specialized classes* (listed above)

4th Semester units: 17
4 semester total units: 59
Level 2: Certificate of Achievement (59 units)

Official transcripts and course descriptions are required to petition for substitution
of units through transfer.

Descriptions of courses

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