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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

BA - Theatre Arts

Preparation for Teaching

San José State University -to- San Diego Mesa College

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

Second Course in English Composition:

ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and WritingNo Current Equivalent
or
ENGL 001B Argument and AnalysisEngl 105 Composition and Literature
   OR
Engl 205 Critical Thinking & Intermediate Composition

Preparation for the Major:

ENGL 056A English Literature to the Late 18th CenturyEngl 215 English Literature I: 800-1799
   OR
ENGL 056B English Literature Late 18th Century to PresentEngl 216 English Literature II: 1800-Present
ENGL 068A American Literature to 1865Engl 210 American Literature I
   OR
ENGL 068B American Literature 1865 to PresentEngl 211 American Literature II

Lower Division Requirements of the Major:

TA 005 ActingDRAM 132 Beginning Acting
TA 011 Script AnalysisDRAM 112 Introduction to Script Analysis
TA 048 Voice & Movement for the ActorNo Current Equivalent
TA 051A Scenery and Props for the Performing ArtsNo Current Equivalent
TA 051B Costume for the Performing ArtsNo Current Equivalent
TA 051C Stage Management for the Performing ArtsNo Current Equivalent
TA 064 Make-up for Performing ArtsDram 122 Makeup for the Stage


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility. Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.

2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.

3. Second Semester English Composition highly recommended:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST and 100W course at SJSU. Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at testing.sjsu.edu.

4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.