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EIT 140 Introduction to Lighting
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Introduction to the technical aspects of concert and theatrical lighting, including basic design, color theory, instrument types, power distribution, control, safety, and the proper hanging, connection, focus, and control of instruments and accessories such as gobos, color scrollers, mirrored fixtures and moving lights.

Prerequisites: EIT101

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Read and interpret a lighting plot for a performance area.
2. (Application Level) Manipulate a fly system lighting electric and other lighting accessories according to industry safety standards.
3. (Application Level) Prepare and position the lighting instruments and accessories for a lighting design, per the directors specifications.
4. (Synthesis Level) Integrate color into a carefully documented light design of a scene from a play, musical or concert that reflects the physiological, time of day, dramatic, and/or mixing effects of color.
5. (Application Level) Operate and program a standard computerized lighting control console in sync with a presentation/performance.
6. (Synthesis Level) Create a carefully documented, quality lighting plot using standardized drafting (mechanical and automated) procedures and adhering to symbol guidelines accepted by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).
Internal/External Standards Accreditation