Lighting and Sound Design Certificate


The  Lighting and Sound Design Certificate is designed to prepare the student in occupational competency in lighting and sound design for theatre. To earn a certificate, the required courses must be completed as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 22-23 units.

Required courses are listed in suggested sequence (22-23 units):
THEA 140 CIntroduction to Theatre Design3
THEA 142 CSound Design for Theatre3
or MUS 124 C Recording Studio I
THEA 141 C Video and Projection Design for Theatre3
THEA 144 CLighting Design for Theatre3
THEA 160 CComputer Drafting for Theatre3
THEA 111 CIndustry Prep for Theatre3
THEA 149 CStage Crew I - Running1-2
or THEA 150 C Stage Crew II -Production Prep
THEA 110 CStage Management for Theatre3
Total Units22-23

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1: Upon completion of this certificate students will be able to show creative and technical skills needed for entry-level careers in Lighting and Sound Design

OUTCOME 2: Upon completion of this certificate students should be able to demonstrate competency in current gear and equipment related to the industry of lighting and sound design.