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Santa Ana College Programs


100000 -- Fine and Applied Arts
Instructional programs that study the perception, appreciation and creation of diverse modes of communicating ideas and emotion by means of visual and nonvisual representations and symbols; subject to esthetic criteria and related functions.

Degrees

Art (Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture)
Art

Two and three dimensional techniques in the areas of painting, drawing, and sculpture.
Units needed for degree: 32.5 units

Music
Music

Art and technique of combining sounds of various timbres in harmonic, rhythmic and/or melodic forms, which are artistically expressive.
Units needed for degree: 28 units

Technical Theater
Theatre Arts: Technical Theatre

Techniques for communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through set design and construction and costuming with attention to stagecraft, function, and esthetics.
Units needed for degree: 34.5 units

Dramatic Arts
Theatre Arts: Performance

Drama, theater and interpretation.
Units needed for degree: 34 units

Dance
Dance

Techniques, composition, and choreography of dance.
Units needed for degree: 32 units

Dance
Dance: Musical Theatre

Techniques, composition, and choreography of dance.
Units needed for degree: 33 units

Photography
Photography

Historic development, esthetic qualities, creative processes, and practical applications of photographic imagery as a means of artistic expression.
Units needed for degree: 31 units

Graphic Art and Design
Art: Graphic Design

Application of artistic techniques to the effective communication of information and ideas, for commercial or technical purposes. Includes design principles, color theory, typography, concepts sketching, imaging, communication skills.
Units needed for degree: 35 units



Certificates:

Commercial Music
Digital Music Production

Performance of music in public venues under contract and related business skills and services.
Units needed for certificate: 17 units

Technical Theater
Entertainment Lighting Technology

Techniques for communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through set design and construction and costuming with attention to stagecraft, function, and esthetics.
Units needed for certificate: 17.5 units

Dance
Dance

Techniques, composition, and choreography of dance.
Units needed for certificate: 25 units

Applied Design
Crafts: Glass

Theory and studio work in the application of esthetic principles to the design of useful and decorative objects and spaces.
Units needed for certificate: 31 units

Jewelry
Crafts: Jewelry

Application of design principles and fabrication techniques to the design, creation, and manufacture of jewelry.
Units needed for certificate: 31 units

Photography
Photography

Historic development, esthetic qualities, creative processes, and practical applications of photographic imagery as a means of artistic expression.
Units needed for certificate: 19 units