Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 6200N
First Term: 2002 Fall   
Award: AC  
Total Credits: 30
CIP Code: 13.9999
Occupational Area: N/A

Instructional Council: Operational Deans (72)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:

Description: The Academic Certificate (AC) in Storytelling is not designed to prepare students for employment in a specific occupation. This program is designed to provide students with an understanding of universal themes and basic practices, which are the foundation for storytelling. While completion of this certificate does not lead to a particular degree program, it does provide interactive storytelling training, which will enhance the skills of persons in areas such as education, library science, the arts, human relations, law, mental health, law enforcement, business, prevention programs, the ministry, and interpretive settings such as museums and parks. This program will also aid students interested in enhancing interpersonal relations skills and in using stories in family settings.

Required Courses
STO289 courses may not be applied to both Required Courses and Restricted Electives areas.

+ STO282AC Service-Learning Experience in Storytelling 3

STO286 Using Storytelling in a Variety of Settings (3) OR
EDU283AA/STO289AA Using Storytelling in Educational Settings (1) OR
STO289AB Using Storytelling in Business Settings (1) OR
STO289AC Using Storytelling in Healing Settings (1) OR
STO289AD Using Storytelling in Interpretive Settings (1) 3

EDU/HUM/STO292 The Art of Storytelling 3
+ STO293 The Art of Storytelling II 3
EDU/ENH/STO294 Multicultural Folktales 3
+ STO295 Traditional Storytelling Around the World 3
Credits: 18

Program Competencies
1. Research, select, credit, and craft individual versions of traditional tales to tell. (STO282AC , STO286, STO289++, EDU/HUM/STO292, STO293, EDU/ENH/STO294, STO295)
2. Research multiple versions of a traditional story, identifying, comparing, and contrasting plot variations and cultural elements. (EDU/ENH/STO294, STO295)
3. Shape, develop, and tell personal and original stories. (STO286, STO289++, EDU/HUM/STO292, STO293)
4. Plan and execute a storytelling program for a specific audience and venue. (STO282AC, STO286, STO289++, STO293)
5. Execute and make adjustments to a storytelling program when changes in audience or setting occur. (STO282AC, STO286, STO289++, STO293)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 6-25-02

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.