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EIT 241 Concert Lighting
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: An in-depth study of concert lighting to include full lighting design and lighting instrument hang and focus for numerous concert arrangements, specifically choir concert, band/orchestra, and dance lighting. Topics include using computer lighting effects, color scrollers, mirrored fixtures, and moving lights. Fieldtrips required to off-campus area theatres to examine and evaluate an array of lighting venues.

Prerequisites: EIT140

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Analyze the needs for a variety of concert arrangements and diagram a light plot for each using Computer Assisted Design (CAD) lighting programs and paperwork standard to the industry.
2. (Application Level) Prepare and position lighting instruments and accessories for a CAC Creative Arts concert or Entertainment Industry Technology (EIT) event, based on the CAD light plot developed.
3. (Synthesis Level) Devise color into a carefully documented light plot for a CAC Creative Arts concert or EIT event, that reflects the physiological, time of day, dramatic, historical, landscape/cityscape, and/or mixing effects of color and the director’s notes.
4. (Analysis Level) Select, hang and focus appropriate lighting instruments for each concert arrangement in conjunction with CAC Creative Arts concert or EIT event.
5. (Application Level) Operate a standard computerized lighting control console and program light cues for a CAC Creative Arts concert or EIT event.
6. (Synthesis Level) Develop training for a light board operator to program and run cues on a standard computerized lighting control console in sync with a CAC Creative Arts concert.
7. (Synthesis Level) Per instructor's guidelines, develop a portfolio including carefully documented, quality light plots using standardized CAD procedures, all appropriate paperwork, and adhering to symbol guidelines accepted by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).
Internal/External Standards Accreditation