Entertainment Technology - Academic Certificate

Curriculum Code: 163

Program Information
The Communication and Theatre departments are collaborating to create an Academic Certificate to offer training in the Entertainment Technology field. This unique program is designed to prepare individuals to work as skilled technicians, capable of functioning independently, or as part of a production team in the preparation and performance of theatrical/entertainment events. Students will have an opportunity to get real-world experience as they complete the required internship in this program. The sources of students for this program are CCC theatre students, communication, journalism, public relations and television production students. Also entertainment business and industry professionals from Philadelphia and New Jersey working in the field but looking for updated training or advancement in his/her career.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate This Academic Certificate will offer students the opportunity to learn hands-on training in this field with an option to transfer into an academic degree of study focusing on Theatre and/or Television and Digital Media Production.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Collaborate with others to produce a live stage performance or live television production. •Maintain, prepare and operate stage and studio lighting and sound equipment. •Choose appropriate tools, techniques and materials for stage and studio design and creation. •Explain and analyze liability, copyright, privacy and freedom of speech laws pertaining to theatrical rights, television, movies and music. •Prepare, perform and analyze acting for television skills including interview, drama and comedy techniques. •Complete a 135-hour professional internship with final project.


Employment Opportunities:
Shop technician, installation technician, service technician, production assistant, Jr media production, digital media specialist, camera operator, videographer, audio & video equipment technician, broadcast & sound, video editor, assistant technical director, assistant stage manager, assistant sound designer, assistant lighting designer, assistant stage crew

Program Requirements (30)
Credits
CO
101
Introduction to Mass Media
3
CO
114
Video & Media Technology I
3
CO
118
Introduction to Audio Production
3
CO
214
Video & Media Technology II
3
CO
240
Broadcast Media Internship
3
CO
202
Media and Entertainment Law
3
TH
128
Acting for Television
3
TH
150
Stagecraft
3
TH
170
Fundamentals of Stage Lighting
3
TH
207
Stage Makeup
3

General Education Requirements (6)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3

Total Credits: (36)