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Technical Theatre: Cosplay I

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Technical Theatre: Cosplay I is designed to provide students with the skills to create characters in the world of Cosplay. The courses explore the history, culture, and rules of Cosplay, as well as costume, makeup, wigs, and properties development and use. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Technical Theatre and the Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA), Emphasis in Theatre are also available.

Details

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Field of Interest
Visual and Performing Arts
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Technical Theatre: Cosplay I (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5080N
Total Credits Required
13-14
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in properties construction, basic drafting, and hand and power tool usage.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in hand sewing, basic pattern drafting, and machine sewing.
  3. Take accurate measurements using industry standards.
  4. Research historical, cultural, and social rules of conventions and Cosplay for the effective creation and performance of a chosen character.
  5. Utilize shop tools for the creation of Cosplay costumes and props.
  6. Recognize shop roles and responsibilities including safety protocols.
  7. Differentiate between various materials and hardware types and their uses.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to select and employ proper techniques for application of makeup and the application, construction, and styling of wigs and hairpieces, appropriate to the needs of the project.
  9. Demonstrate foundational skills in design, technical, and performance practices for effective communication and personal expression across various artistic genres.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

There are additional career opportunities associated with this certificate that do not have occupational data available for Arizona at this time. These occupations are listed below:
  • Actors
  • Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
THP206 or
TEC111
Introduction to Costume Construction for Theatre or Intermediate Apparel Construction 3–4
THF115 Makeup for Stage and Screen 3
THP250 Stage Properties 3
THP208 Costume Play Solo Performance Practicum Critical course Gateway course 3
THP251 Safety Practices in Theatre and Film Production 1

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
THP250 Stage Properties 3
THP208 Costume Play Solo Performance Practicum Critical course Gateway course 3
THP251 Safety Practices in Theatre and Film Production 1

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
THP206 or
TEC111
Introduction to Costume Construction for Theatre or Intermediate Apparel Construction 3–4
THF115 Makeup for Stage and Screen 3
Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Technical Theatre: Cosplay I (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=147505).

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.