The Lighting Technician Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a Lighting Technician in educational, community and resident theatre venues as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios. This certificate program requires a total of 28-29 units of which 23 units are in required courses. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Outcome 1: Identify and explain the documentation required to implement the lighting for a theatrical production.
Outcome 2: Operate and evaluate theatrical lighting equipment by participating in the practices of hanging, circuiting and focusing for actual productions.
Outcome 3: Identify, explain and evaluate the safe operation of lighting equipment associated with theatrical productions.
Outcome 4: Relate and explain the processes inherent in the theatrical lighting design process.
Outcome 5: Identify, describe and define terminology commonly associated with theatrical lighting.
Outcome 6: Analyze and evaluate the lighting requirements of a play or musical.
|Required Courses (16 units):|
|ART 110 F||Introduction to Art||3|
|THEA 100 F||Introduction to the Theatre||3|
|THEA 141 F||Introduction to Technical Theatre||4|
|THEA 170 F||Beginning Theatrical Lighting (formerly THEA 144 F) 1||3|
|THEA 244 F||Intermediate Theatrical Lighting 1||3|
|NOTE: THEA 170 F and THEA 244 F require concurrent enrollment in any level of Stage Crew Activity.|
|Required Lab Courses (2 units):||2|
|Introduction to Stage Crew Activity (formerly THEA 149 F)||0.5|
|Beg Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|Intermediate Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|Advanced Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|Required Production Courses (5-7 units):||5-7|
|Beginning Theatre Practicum (formerly THEA 133 F)||1-2|
|Beginning Musical Theatre Production||0.5-3|
|Intermediate Theatre Practicum||1-2|
|Intermediate Musical Theatre Production||0.5-3|
|Restricted Electives (5-6 units):||5-6|
|Fundamentals of Drafting||2|
|Fundamentals of Lighting||3|
|Introduction to Opera||3|
|Systems Maintenance and Troubleshooting for Theatre||2|
DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 at 9:09am 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 at https://catalog.nocccd.edu/fullerton-college/ and/or meet with a campus counselor.