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​CERTIFICATE IN THEATRE ARTS TECHNOLOGY 
The Entertainment Lighting Technology Certificate program provides a hands-on educational training with a focus on emerging lighting systems through the study of automated fixtures and varied control consoles, including contemporary computer apps used for show design, visualization, project management and support documentation. Students will become proficient in the utilization of both conventional and automated lighting technologies commonly used in concerts, dance performances, television, theatre, theme parks, sports arenas, houses of worship, industrial applications, and more. Students will develop the fundamental skills necessary to assist them in pursuing career paths such as:
 
Entertainment Lighting Technician                  Moving Light Technician
Moving Light Programmer                                Master Electrician
Console Operator                                            Assistant Lighting Designer

 

Required Core Courses: 8 units
COURSE       TITLE UNITS
 
THEA 150B
Technical Theatre in Production
2
THEA 165
Introduction to Intelligent Lighting
1.5
THEA 165​​L ​Introduction to Intelligent Lighting Lab  .5
THEA 1​66  Programming for Intelligent Lights  1
THEA 166L​​ Programming for Intelligent Lights Lab​
​1
THEA 167​​
​Set Up for Intelligent Lights
1
​​THEA 170 ​Internship for Intelligent Lighting ​1
 
Plus a minimum of 9 units from the following courses: 
COURSE TITLE​ UNITS​​
​​THEA 131 ​Stagecraft ​3
​​​THEA 133​
or
TV/Video 260
​Lighting Fundamentals

Lighting Fundamentals

​3

3

​THEA 135 ​Technical Production ​1
​THEA 168A​​ ​Computer Applications for Stage Lighting 2.5​

Music 152
or
​TV/Video 152

Beginning Audio Production

Beginning Audio Production

3

3
                                                                                                    TOTAL:  17