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  Florida Community College programs of study
  Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science
  Theatre and Entertainment Technology (221B)
  The Theatre and Entertainment Technology program develops the knowledge and skills necessary for students to embark on careers as professional stage hands, stage carpenters, stage electricians, audio technicians or technical directors. Emphasis in this specialized program is on production. Many hours are required in the operation of the theatre plant, and the construction of scenery, properties and lighting of theatrical events. Students will be actively involved in the production of numerous music, dance and theatre events in the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts on South Campus.
  Certification and Licensing:
Upon completion of this program, students may apply to take the examination for membership into the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the professional union representing backstage personnel.
Florida Community College is the official apprentice program of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees for the local area.
  General Education Courses
  ENC 1101 English Composition I (3)
  THE 2000 Theater Appreciation (3)
  *Social and Behavioral Sciences (3)
  *Humanities (3)
  *Mathematics (3)
  Total General Education Credits: 15
  Professional Courses
  TPA 1000 Introduction to Theatre Technology (3)
  TPA 1210 Stagecraft I (3)
  TPA 1220 Introduction to Stage Lighting (3)
  TPA 1290 Technical Theatre Lab I (2)
  TPA 1273 Stage Property (3)
  TPA 2221 Advanced Stage Lighting (3)
  TPA 1291 Technical Theatre Lab II (2)
  TPA 2208 Drafting for the Theatre (3)
  TPA 2212 Sound for the Stage (3)
  TPA 2292 Technical Theatre Lab III (2)
  TPA 1060 Scene Design (3)
  TPA 2600 Stage Management (3)
  TPA 2293 Technical Theatre Lab IV (2)
  TPA 1211 Stagecraft II (3)
  TPA 2077 Scene Painting (Taught Summer A only) (3)
  TPA 1942 Internship (2)
  Total Professional Course Credits: 43
  Professional Electives:
  TPA 1248 Stage Make-up (3)
  TPA 2230 Costume Techniques (3)
  TPP 2300 Beginning Directing (3)
  ARH 2050 Art History I (3)
  ART 1201C Design I (3)
  ART 1300C Drawing I (3)
  CGS 2470 Computer Aided Drafting and Design (3)
  PHY 1020C Physics for Liberal Arts with Laboratory (3)
  MUM 1600 Recording Techniqes I (3)
  MUM 1601 Recording Techniques II (3)
  Total Professional Elective Credits:6
  Total Program Credits: 64
  *Refer to General Education Requirements
  *Refer to A.S. degree General Education Requirements.
  NOTE: You have two options in this program: the associate in science (A.S.) degree, which can prepare you for employment or transfer to a state university, and the associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree, which is intended primarily for students who want immediate employment after graduation. If you choose the A.S. degree you must take MAC 1105, MGF 1106 or a higher level mathematics. The A.A.S. degree requires MAT 1033 or higher. Please see an advisor to determine the option that is best for you.
  Total Tuition and Fees: Estimated tuition*: $3,900 (*for Florida residents, as of 7/04)

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