Sound Technician Certificate
PROGRAM CODE: 2C18748A
The Sound Technician Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a sound technician in educational, community and resident theatres as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios. This certificate program requires a total of 32-34 units. All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
|Required Courses (19 units):|
|MUS 101 F||Music Fundamentals||3|
|MUS 108 F||Introduction to Music Technology||2|
|THEA 100 F||Introduction to the Theatre||3|
|THEA 141 F||Introduction to Technical Theatre||4|
|THEA 160 F||Introduction to Sound Technology||3|
|THEA 161 F||Sound Reinforcement Techniques||2|
|THEA 162 F||Sound Design for the Theatre||2|
|Required Lab Courses (2 units):|
|THEA 153 F||Introduction to Stage Crew Activity (formerly THEA 149 F)||0.5|
|THEA 159 F||Beg Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|THEA 249 F||Intermediate Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|THEA 250 F||Advanced Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|Required Production Courses (6-7 units):||6-7|
|Beginning Theatre Practicum (formerly THEA 133 F)||2|
|Intermediate Theatre Practicum||2|
|Beginning Musical Theatre Production||2|
|Intermediate Musical Theatre Production||2|
|Restricted Electives (5-6 units):||5-6|
|Audio Production Techniques||3|
|Recording Lab I - Beginning Techniques||3|
|Recording Studio II - Intermediate Techniques||3|
|Systems Maintenance and Troubleshooting for Theatre||2|
|Introduction to Summer Theatre Workshop||3|
|Beginning Summer Theatre Workshop||3|
Outcome 1: Distinguish and apply specialized technical theatre terminology in order to communicate effectively within the entertainment sound industry.
Outcome 2: Demonstrate and communicate the practical aspects of safe and effective use of tools and sound equipment for the purpose of maintaining a safe working environment.
Outcome 3: Interpret and compose various types of schematics, spreadsheets, and other paperwork to be utilized within the professional entertainment sound field.
Outcome 4: Create conceptual designs through collaboration in the sound design process for the purpose of creating a unified artistic vision.
Outcome 5: Assess and formulate various maintenance and diagnostic methodologies to safely troubleshoot and maintain sound and show control equipment.