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Live Audio and Lighting Certificate
Semester Hours:  35
Effective Term: Fall 2012
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Program Description: The Live Audio and Lighting Certificate prepares individuals for entry-level positions in the entertainment industry. It provides skills necessary to work with touring entertainers and audio/lighting companies in the set up operation of live concert productions.

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Recommended Proficiencies: RDG094

Course Requirements
Live Audio and Lighting Certificate (35)

Signal Peak Campus

Recommended Proficiencies
RDG094 College Reading (3)

Core Requirements (35)
EIT100 History of Rock 'n Roll (3)
EIT101 Introduction to Entertainment (3)
EIT130 Live Audio Production I (3)
EIT140 Introduction to Lighting (3)
EIT203 Entertainment Capstone Project (2)
EIT221 Entertainment Marketing and Promotion (3)
EIT231 Live Audio Production II (3)
EIT232 Equipment Maintenance (3)
EIT241 Concert Lighting (3)
EIT242 Rigging (3)
EIT296 Entertainment Internship (3)
ELC122 Direct Current and Alternating Current Circuit Analysis (3)

Other Requirements
Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Students must earn at least one-third of the certificate credits from CAC.
Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Differentiate between the prominent rock styles from 1950 to present. (EIT100)
2. (Knowledge Level) Describe, define, and compare careers in the music industry including specialization tracks and job titles. (EIT101)
3. (Application Level) Conduct basic sound reinforcement tasks for a variety of events. (EIT130 & C&AH GEO)
4. (Application Level) Program and operate a standard computerized lighting control console. (EIT140)
5. (Synthesis Level) Present a completed project to the faculty advisor, committee, and/or public forum for evaluation as appropriate, in accordance with established methodology, rubric(s), and guidelines. (EIT203)
6. (Synthesis Level) Develop a self-promotion package. (EIT221)
7. (Synthesis Level) Create and maintain a quality house sound mix and multi-channel monitor mix for a variety of reinforcement situations. (EIT231)
8. (Evaluation Level) Determine problems and solutions in professional live audio and stage lighting systems, as well as anticipate possible problems and create processes to minimize problems occurring. (EIT232 & CThkg GEO)
9. (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. (EIT241 & C&AH GEO)
10. (Application Level) Assemble and operate standard rigging equipment for a theater event and concert. (EIT242)
11. (Synthesis Level) Assess an internship experience in relation to previous course work, completed contract(s), and future employment opportunities. (EIT296 & CThkg & COMM GEO)
Standards for Program
United States Institute of Theater Technology (www.usitt.org)