Certificate of Completion in Technical Theatre: Puppetry

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
THP206 Introduction to Costume Construction for Theatre 4
THP112 or
THP151
Acting I or Theatre for Youth Gateway course 3
THP251 Safety Practices in Theatre and Film Production 1

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
THP219 Introduction to Puppetry Critical course 3
THP250 Stage Properties 3
THP201AA or
THP201AB or
THP202AA or
THP202AC
Theatre Production I or Theatre Production II or Theatre Production I Scene Shop or Theatre Production I Costume Shop May be taken in either the first or second term. 1–2

Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.