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Theatre Entertainment Technology, A.S.
Learn Your Craft and Prepare for Your Career.
Do You Like to Work Backstage or Behind-the-Scenes?
Lighting, Audio, Video, Stagecraft and more...
This program gives you the skills you need in the areas of technical theatrical production, digital media, and music production technology. You will be prepared to embark on a technical career in the entertainment industry using a foundation in basic theatre technology, hands-on training in the manufacturing, installation, and operation of emerging scenic, lighting, and sound production technologies and equipment, as well as a cross-disciplinary education in digital media, music production technologies, computer-aided drafting, and automated production technologies.
Upon completion of the A.S. degree in Theatre and Entertainment Technology you will be prepared to fulfill such career roles as professional stage hands, scenic carpenters, stage electricians, lighting and soundboard operators, audio-visual technicians, shop supervisors, and entry level positions in event and production management.
Theatre Entertainment Technology Course Requirements
Visual and Performing Arts
MAC1105, College Algebra
MAC2311, Calculus with Analytical Geometry I
MGF1106, Mathematics for Liberal Arts
MGF1107, Survey of Mathematics
TPA1211, Stagecraft II
TPA1340, Drafting for the Theatre I
TPA1220, Introduction to Stage Lighting
TPA2070, Scenic Painting and Sculpting
TPA2212, Sound for the Stage
TPA1290L, Technical Theatre Lab I
TPA1291L, Technical Theatre Lab II
TPA2221, Advanced Stage Lighting
TPA2341, Drafting for the Theatre II
TPA2072, Advanced Scenic Painting and Sculpting
DIG2251, Sound for Digital Media
TPA2930, Special Topics, Entertainment Technologies
THE1925, Play Production
Select 11 hours:
DIG2200, Digital Video Fundamentals
DIG2430, Digital Story Development
DIG2205, Digital Post Production
MUM2600, Sound Recording I
MUM2601, Sound Recording II
MUM2600L, Sound Recording Lab
MUM2602, Sound Recording III
THE1925, Play Production
THE2071, Survey of Film
What can you do with a Theatre Entertainment Technology Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
State Automation Engineer
Functional Game Tester
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
University of Central Florida
Amelia Center ProductionLighting, Audio and Video production equipment for hands on training.
Are you ready to Get Started?
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