Theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage. The Theater Arts program at Norco College introduces students to a combines a range of theatrical styles and forms with basic principles and techniques.
Career options for students with a major in theater arts include: acting director, actor, art director, broadcasting presenter, choreographer, copywriter, costume designer, dancer, lighting technician, movie director, music producer, playwright, screenwriter, stage manager, and theater director.
Academic Programs in Theater
The academic maps below will give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize your education plan.
School Trailhead for Arts & Humanities|
Suggested Initial Coursework
|Associate of Arts (AA) Degree - Area of Emphasis (AOE)
in Fine & Applied Arts - CSU Pathway
|Riverside Community College District General Education (RCCD GE) Requirements (PLAN A)||INFO|
|California State University General Education (CSU GE) Requirements (PLAN B)|
For students who would like to transfer to a campus in the California State University (CSU) system
|Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Requirements (PLAN C)|
For students who would like to transfer to a campus in either the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC) system