CURRICULAR GUIDE

Stage Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0849  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

This program consists of practical, hands-on courses that provide students with
the necessary technical knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level position
in the stage technology industry. Upon completion of this program, students may
opt to enter the workforce, apply for the Michigan Stage Technician
Apprenticeship Program, continue course work toward the Associate in Applied Arts
Degree in Stage Technology, or use their skills in community service at schools,
theatres, and churches.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Visual Arts and Media Department, Academic and Office Facility, Room
314, telephone number (517) 483-1476.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 29 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ELTE 100    Electrical Safety Practices                                      1
ELTE 110    Practical Electricity                                            3
MTEC 120    Audio Production I                                               4
STEC 100    Intro to Stage Tech Industry                                     2
STEC 120    Stage Lighting and Electricity                                   3
STEC 130    Audio/Visual Technology                                          3
STEC 140    Theatrical Make-Up/Wardrobe                                      3
STEC 150    Stage and Arena Rigging                                          3
THEA 114    Intro to Technical Theater                                       3
WELD 100    Combination Welding                                              4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                  TOTAL: 10 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Stage Technology (See Note 1)                           10 Credits

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   39

1.    Students must take a minimum of 10 credits from one of the following
      areas: stage technology, electrical, media technology, welding, or
      theatre. Students must consult with the Stage Technology Program advisor
      regarding course selection.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses. Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III
ELTE 100          MTEC 120          STEC 140
ELTE 110          STEC 130          STEC 150
STEC 100          THEA 114          WELD 100
STEC 120          Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.