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Creative Arts Basics, Certificate of Completion

Banner Code: 3_NCQ_CREAR

Control Number: 40845

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Creative Arts Certificate of Completion program is provided for students through Coastline Community College's Special Programs and Services (COAST) Program. Classes are taught by Special Programs faculty and mentored by field professionals. During this program, students will learn the basics of entry-level art, music, and theater vocations. Classes will be held at the Coastline Community Colleges campus in Newport Beach and locally throughout Orange County at appropriate training sites, including professional and community art, music, and theater traditional and nontraditional sites. Students graduating with a Creative Basics Certificate of Completion will be prepared for many entry-level paid opportunities in these industries. In addition to vocational options, students are encouraged to volunteer in their communities at local exhibition and performance sites and participate in community stewardship activities.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the skills and experience required to take part in basic art, music, and theater vocational activities.
  2. Independently recall and perform best practices while participating in creative (art, music and theater) work activities alone or with faculty, managers, staff, students or customers.

This award confirms that a student has completed a noncredit program that prepares students to progress in a career path or to take degree-applicable courses.

Course Title Hours
Required Core
Complete the following:
Music Basics Certificate Classes
SPED C066NMusic Performance Survey40
SPED C067NMusic Technology40
SPED C068NMusic-Organization and Management40
SPED C069NMusical Performance40
Drama Basics Certificate Classes
SPED C014NIntroduction to Drama40
SPED C015NDrama-Making it in the Business40
SPED C016NBehind the Scenes-Theater Tech40
SPED C017NDramatic Productions40
Art Basics Certificate Classes
SPED C071NTwo-Dimensional Media40
SPED C072NThree-Dimensional Media40
SPED C073NStagecraft40
SPED C074NExhibition40
COAST Workability Skills Courses
SPED C001NEmployability Skills40
SPED C002NProblem-Solving in the Workplace40
SPED C009NApplied Academics40
SPED C061NVocational Preparation and Readiness16-64
Total Hours616-664