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Career Studies Certificate
Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

Purpose: This program is designed to meet the needs of individuals seeking to further develop skills in acting, directing, arts management, technical theatre, and theatre scholarship. It extends theatre opportunities outside of the classroom and into community, educational, and professional theatres.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or 3
  CST  100  Principles of Public Speaking  
CST 130 Introduction to Theatre or 3
  CST  141  Theatre Appreciation  
CST 131 Acting I 3
Total   9
2nd Semester
CST 136 Theatre Workshop 3
1CST Elective 3
1CST Elective 3
Total   9
Total credits for the Theatre Career Studies Certificate=18

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

1 Choose from the following: CST 111, CST 132, CST 195 Topics in: Playwriting/Screenwriting, CST 195 Topics in: Technical Theatre, CST 231, CST 241, CST 251, CST 267, CST 299.