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Entertainment Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

APPLICATION CODE 317

For curriculum information, contact the Arts & Humanities Division - Room HVPA-200 - 443-518-1480.

The Entertainment Technology AAS degree prepares students to obtain audio, lighting, video, and live event crew positions that support presenting and entertainment events for organizations of all types and sizes. This degree is a hands-on workforce training program, which insures that graduates are well-prepared to enter into needed technical positions. The program partners with local organizations to offer on-the-job training as well as potential post-graduation employment.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

CMSY 110Computer Concepts, Applications, and Ethical Considerations

3

ENTE 101Introduction to Entertainment Technology

3

THET 135Stagecraft

3

Gen Ed Core Mathematics - Quantitative Reasoning Core

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENTE 105Entertainment Technology Lighting

3

ENTE 106Entertainment Technology Audio

3

PHYS 101Technical Physical Science

4

THET 160Theatre Practicum I

1

ENTE 200Entertainment Technology Drafting

3

OR

CADD 101Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

3

SPCH 101Introduction to Human Communication

3

OR

SPCH 110Interpersonal Communication

3

Suggested Summer Term

Course NumberTitleCredits
COOP 190Internship I

2

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
COOP 191Internship II

2

ENTE 107Entertainment Technology Video

3

ENTE 215Entertainment Technology Troubleshooting

3

THET 120Stage Management

3

Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
AVMP 110Introduction to Video

3

AVMP 150Introduction to Electronic Media

3

AVMP 155Principles of Film and Media Production

3

AVMP 230Video Production I

3

AVMP 235Principles of Video Editing

3

AVMP 240Audio Production I

3

AVMP 260Video Production II

3

AVMP 262Cinematography and Lighting for Film and Television

3

AVMP 280Audio Production II

3

AVMP 282Sound Design and Creation

3

MUSA 140Introduction to Music Technology and Entrepreneurship

3

MUSA 141Sound Creation in Music

3

HMGT 101Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

3

HMGT 163Meetings, Conventions, and Expositions

3

HMGT 164Conference Management

3

HMGT 166Social Event and Wedding Management

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
COOP 201Cooperative Education Work Experience I

3

ENTE 230Entertainment Technology Capstone Projects

3

THET 245Production Management

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences - Critical & Creative Thinking Core

3

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it applies to Entertainment Technology.
  2. Identify, generate, and analyze ideas in multiple contexts within the discipline of entertainment technology.
  3. Identify and utilize electrical, lighting, and acoustical theories and designs pertaining to live events.
  4. Demonstrate the proficient use of industry standard audio, lighting, video, stage rigging, and set construction equipment.
  5. Operate competently within the entire production process for live events by demonstrating technician best practices that support live events.
  6. Create basic scenic, lighting, audio, and video designs.

This program is in the Liberal Arts Pathway.

Guided Pathways is a nationwide educational strategy that provides a structured and collaborative approach to student success. Guided Pathways connect students to the specific resources in an intentional and deliberate way in order to support student success.

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