Screen Acting & Voice Performance

Curriculum

Curriculum changes as industry standards transform. Please refer to the Saddleback College Catalog website as the following requirements may have changed since this webpage was published.

Screen Acting and Voice Performance Certificate Program


Core Courses

Course ID Title Units
CTVR 40* Television and Film Scriptwriting I 3
CTVR 101 Video Production Basics 3
Select from Specialty Area below 15
Total Required Units 18-21

Specialty Area 6—Screen Acting and Voice Performance Required Courses:

Course ID Title Units
CTVR 191 Voice-Over and Announcing 3
CTVR 290* Acting for the Camera I 3
CTVR 291* Acting for the Camera II- Creating a Character 3

Electives: (6 units)

Course ID Title Units
CTVR 31* Film Production I 3
CTVR 42* Television and Film Directing 3
CTVR 124* Television Production I 3
CTVR 128* Television and Radio News 3
CTVR 129* Documentary Production 3
CTVR 140* Television and Film Scriptwriting II 3
CTVR 280* Cinema/Television/Radio Employment Skills 3
CWE 180* Cooperative Work Experience 1
TA 290* Acting for Television and Film 3

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Associate Degree

Associate in Science Degree

Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

Associate in Arts Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate in Arts degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution's catalog for transfer requirements.

Screen Acting and Voice Performance Occupational Skills Awards


The Screen Acting and Voice Performance Occupational Skill Award prepares the student in all areas relating to the understanding and application of the skills necessary to perform in mass/electronic media, with particular emphasis on practical on-air/on-camera experience. Employment possibilities include: on-air talent, hosting, news, web-based promotions, film and television production roles, and numerous other vocational opportunities. This program provides and encourages both field and studio work in the student's area of specialty. Coursework may include participation in internships at various stations and facilities.

 

Course ID Title Units
CTVR 191 Voice-Over and Announcing 3
CTVR 290* Acting for the Camera I 3
CTVR 291* Acting for the Camera II- Creating a Character 3
Select from Restricted Electives 6
Total Required Units 15

Restricted Electives:

Course ID Title Units
CTVR 31* Film Production I 3
CTVR 40* Television and Film Scriptwriting I 3
CTVR 42* Television and Film Directing 3
CTVR 101 Video Production Basics 3
CTVR 124* Television Production I 3
CTVR 128* Television and Radio News 3
CTVR 129* Documentary Production 3
TA 290* Acting for Television and Film 3