Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 6217N
First Term: 2016 Spring   
Award: AC  
Total Credits: 16
CIP Code: 50.0501
Occupational Area: N/A

Instructional Council: Operational Deans (72)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 25-1121, 27-2011, 27-2012, 27-2099


Description: This academic certificate emphasizes the presentation of interdisciplinary and multi-cultural stories through live performance or through multimedia. Opportunities are provided to explore a variety of art forms and cultural perspectives to enhance creative content development.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester



Required Courses
+ STO282AA Service-Learning Experience in Storytelling 1
EDU/HUM/STO292 The Art of Storytelling 3
EDU/ENH/STO294 Multicultural Folktales 3

Students should select one of the following tracks:

Track 1: Performance Emphasis: Credits: 9
+ STO297 Creating and Telling Personal Stories 3

Student should select 2 courses from the following courses for total of 6 credits in consultation with a department/division advisor:
+ COM/THP241 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 3
+ DAH201 World Dance Studies 3
+ HUM250 Ideas & Values in the Humanities 3
HUM120 Cultural Viewpoints in the Arts 3
STO286 Using Storytelling in a Variety of Settings 3
STO288 Telling Sacred Stories from Around the World 3

OR

Track 2: Digital Emphasis: Credits: 9
+ ART173 Computer Art 3

Students should select 2 courses from the following courses for a total of 6 credits in consultation with the department/division advisor:
ART131 Photography I 3
+ ADA/ART177 Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
+ ART298AC Special Projects 3
HUM120 Cultural Viewpoints in the Arts 3
+ HUM250 Ideas & Values in the Humanities 3
STO286 Using Storytelling in a Variety of Settings 3
STO288 Telling Sacred Stories from Around the World 3
+ STO297 Creating and Telling Personal Stories 3
Credits: 16

Program Competencies
1. Demonstrate understanding of design principles and visual composition. (ADA/ART173, ADA/ART177, ART131, ART100, STO298AC)
2. Demonstrate conceptualization, visualization and production through digital media. (ADA/ART173, ADA/ART177, ART131, ART298AC, STO282AC)
3. Research and identify literary forms, compare and contrast plot variations and demonstrate awareness of cultural points of view. (COM263, HUM120, EDU/HUM/STO292, EDU/ENH/STO294, DAH201).
4. Research, select and credit existing stories and create original stories to tell. (EDU/HUM/STO292, EDU/ENH/STO294, STO288)
5. Demonstrate knowledge of the key elements of effective stories: point of view, voice, dramatic question, emotional content, economy. (EDU/HUM/STO292, HUM250, STO297)
6. Demonstrate the effective use of voice, gesture and movement in live performance. (EDU/HUM/STO292, COM225, COM/THP241, THP298AC)
7. Plan and execute an Interdisciplinary Storytelling program for a specific audience, venue. (EDU/HUM/STO292, STO286, STO288)
8. Demonstrate effective use of performance space. (EDU/HUM/STO 292, EDU/HUM/STO294, STO282AC, COM/THP241)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 2-22-05

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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