The Technical Theatre Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a theatre 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 35-37 units of which 29 units are in required courses. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Outcome 1: Describe and explain technical theatre terminology.
Outcome 2: Identify, differentiate and evaluate the unique production aspects of proscenium, thrust, arena and black box configurations.
Outcome 3: Identify tools, hardware and equipment associated with the implementation of the various technical theater components.
Outcome 4: Illustrate, evaluate and employ the correct, safe and efficient use of tools, hardware and equipment associated with the implementation of the various technical theater components.
Outcome 5: Compare and interpret the different types of drawings that theatrical designers produce.
Outcome 6: Differentiate and explain the different types of construction techniques used in building theatrical scenery.
|Required Courses (17 units):|
|THEA 100 F||Introduction to the Theatre||3|
|THEA 141 F||Introduction to Technical Theatre||4|
|THEA 143 F||Stagecraft||4|
|THEA 160 F||Introduction to Sound Technology||3|
|THEA 170 F||Beginning Theatrical Lighting (formerly THEA 144 F)||3|
|Required Theatre Crafts Lab Courses (4 units):||4|
|Introduction to Theatre Crafts Lab (formerly THEA 142 F)||2|
|Beginning Theatre Crafts Lab||2|
|Intermediate Theatre Crafts Lab||2|
|Advanced Theatre Crafts Lab||2|
|Required Stage Crew Activity Courses (2 units):|
|THEA 153 F||Introduction to Stage Crew Activity (formerly THEA 149 F)||0.5|
|THEA 159 F||Beg Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|THEA 249 F||Intermediate Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|THEA 250 F||Advanced Stage Crew Activity||0.5|
|Required Production Courses (6-7 units):||6-7|
|Beginning Theatre Practicum (formerly THEA 133 F)||2|
|Beginning Musical Theatre Production||2|
|Intermediate Theatre Practicum||2|
|Intermediate Musical Theatre Production||2|
|Restricted Electives (6-8 units):||6-8|
|Fundamentals of Drafting||2|
|Automated Scenery for the Theatre||2|
|Rigging for the Theatre||1|
|Systems Maintenance and Troubleshooting for Theatre||2|
|Properties: Design and Construction||3|
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.