Feb 21, 2024
Created by Pierce faculty, this map outlines the initial coursework for this career field and for transfer to a four-year institution. It provides you a clear path to complete your degree by listing a specific set of courses relevant to your program and career. The map is designed with the appropriate number of credits and meets degree requirements. Courses are organized in a recommended sequence; please schedule accordingly. If a course is unavailable, select the next appropriate course within the sequence. If you want to change a course on this map you must speak with an advisor to assure you meet all degree requirements. For each course, a purpose statement explains how the content relates to your career field. On this map, there may be instances when you will be required to select a course from several options. Use these purpose statements and notes to choose the course that best aligns with your interests and needs. You will also find action items to complete to assure you progress and graduate on time. While this map is a great guide to courses required to complete an Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) Degree Requirements Degree, you are responsible for fulfilling all degree requirements. Questions? Your Success Network is ready to help you!
Important note about transfer: colleges and universities may change their requirements at any time, so this map is not a guarantee of transfer. You will need to check transfer requirements with your intended four-year school.
ctcLink Plan Code: LASDTAA
1. College Success
- COLLG 110 College Success (3 credits)
Course purpose: A foundational course to explore and affirm a career choice and build upon the skills, knowledge, and resources that will support you at Pierce College and beyond.
Note: The College Success course you select will depend on the Career Pathway Map you are following. Your advisor will assist you in selecting either the 3- or 5- credit version of the course. Should you choose to repeat a College Success course you must enroll in a College Success course with the same credit amount as the original course; a COLLG 110 course grade can only be replaced with a grade from another COLLG 110 course and a COLLG 115 course grade can only be replaced with a grade from another COLLG 115 course.
3. Technical Theatre and Acting Course Recommendation
Action Item: Meet with Advisor
Use your Success Network! In your first quarter, meet with your advisor to revisit your career and transfer path, make adjustments to your goals as needed, and plan for your next steps.
Meet with an advisor after the DRMA 170 course to determine if this is the right pathway for you. You are encouraged to take a mix of option A and B courses as available, but may focus on a particular interest.
4. English Composition I
- ENGL& 101 English Composition I (5 credits)
Course purpose: Clear and strategic written communication with others is essential for playwrights, dramaturgs, drama critics, and technical staff. All must have strong written communication skills to efficiently work in production teams.
Note: Your advisor will assist you in reviewing your Guided Self Placement and selecting either the 5-credit or the 7-credit co-requisite ENGL& 101 + ENGLC 101 course.
6. Survey of Anthropology
7. Humanities Course Recommendation
11. English Composition III
12. Humanities Course Recommendation
13. Biological Anthropology
14. Natural Science Course Recommendation
- MATH& 146 Introduction to Stats (5 credits)
Course purpose: This course helps develop your ability to communicate complex information in ways that are accurate and understandable. This is a helpful skill for any student as the world is an increasingly complex one. Statistics are frequently used in the discourse of many fields, including media. It is important that all students have a basic understanding of statistics.
- NUTR& 101 Nutrition (5 credits)
Course purpose: This course promotes self-awareness through a natural science lens. All students should be aware of nutrition as a component of self-care.
15. Humanities Course Recommendation
17. Production Practicum/Yoga
ctcLink Plan Code: LASDTAA