Sound Technician Certificate

Sound Technician Certificate

Program Code: 2C18748

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 33 units of which 27 units are in required courses. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of basic technical theatre terminology as it relates to sound/audio. Outcome 2: Identify and demonstrate the practical aspects of safe and effective use of tools associated with sound/audio for the theatre. Outcome 3: Identify and demonstrate the practical aspects of safe and effective use of sound/audio equipment. Outcome 4: Identify and describe the different types of drawings for theatrical sound/audio. Outcome 5: Identify and explain collaboration and concept as it relates to the sound/audio design process.

Required courses:
Units:19
Music Fundamentals
Introduction to Music Technology
Introduction to the Theatre
Introduction to Technical Theatre
Introduction to Sound Technology
Sound Reinforcement Techniques
Sound Design for the Theatre
Required lab courses:
Units:2
Introduction to Stage Crew Activity
Beginning Stage Crew Activity
Intermediate Stage Crew Activity
Advanced Stage Crew Activity
Required production courses:
Units:6
Acting Workshop
Theatre Workshop
Beginning Theatre Practicum
Intermediate Theatre Practicum
Beginning Musical Theatre Production
Intermediate Musical Theatre Production
Restricted Electives:
Units:6
Audio Production Techniques
Recording Lab I: Beginning Techniques
Recording Studio II: Int Tech
Introduction to Summer Theatre Workshop
Beginning Summer Theatre Workshop

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 10/04/2016 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.