Curriculum Guides 2004-2005
(Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Summer 2005)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2004-2005 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

Entertainment Design and Technology
AA Degree
and
Certificate of Achievement

This curriculum is designed to prepare students for the various fields of the Entertainment Design and Technology industry. Special competency areas can be directed toward lighting, audio, live event management, scenery, or costumes. The program offers Certificates of Completion and Achievement for students intending to go directly into the workplace, as well as for entertainment industry professionals desiring to enhance their skills.

Requirements for AA Degree:

  1. Complete Major Field courses and one of the six Options with a 2.0 grade point average.
  2. Complete Plan A, B, or C General Education requirements. These are specified in the Ohlone College Catalog.
  3. Complete at least 60 degree-applicable units with a 2.0 grade point average.
  4. Complete at least 12 units at Ohlone College.

Requirements for Certificate of Achievement:

  1. Complete Major Field courses and one of the six Options as indicated below.
  2. Complete at least six units at Ohlone College.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 grade point average in Major Field courses and one of the six option areas.

Major Field

Major Field Courses
Number Title Units
ART-104A Two-Dimensional Design OR 3
ID-155A Architectural Drafting (3)
CS-101 Introduction to Computers and Information Technology 3
TD-100 Survey of the Arts 3
TD-150 Technical Theatre 3
TD-152 Introduction to Lighting and Sound 3
TD-170 Survey of Entertainment Design 3
18
Option 1: Stage Craft
Number Title Units
BRDC-142 Live TV Studio Production OR 3
TD-180 Television Series Production (3)
CS-152 Data Communications 2
CS-180 Network Operating Systems 4
TD-153 Scenic Painting 3
TD-161-164 Stagecraft Lab (Theatre, Television, Dance) 1-4
TD-171 3D Entertainment Design for Lighting 3
TD-178 Fundamentals of Rigging 2
WEX-195 Internship 1-3
Welding Competency*   ***
19-23

* The welding competency requirement may be met by successful completion (with a grade of C or better) of a welding course at any accredited institution (such as Welding Technology at Chabot College or Mission Valley Regional Occupational Program) or by obtaining a Certificate of Completion from a certified professional program.

Option 2: Costuming
Number Title Units
ART-106A Descriptive Drawing 3
BRDC-142 Live TV Studio Production OR 3
TD-180 Television Series Production (3)
TD-154 Theatrical Makeup for Stage, TV, and Dance 2
TD-155A Costume Construction I 3
TD-155B Costume Construction II 3
TD-156 Theatrical Costuming 2
TD-161-164 Stagecraft Lab (Theatre, Television, Dance) 1-4
WEX-195 Internship 1-3
18-23
Option 3: Audio Technician
Number Title Units
BRDC-132/MUS-113 Studio Recording 3
BRDC-142 Live TV Studio Production OR 3
TD-180 Television Series Production (3)
CS-152 Data Communications 2
MUS-112A Recording with Pro Tools 3
TD-161-164 Stagecraft Lab (Theatre, Television, Dance) 1-4
TD-175 Intermediate Sound for Stage, Television, and Live Events 3
TD-176 Digital Sound Editing for Stage and TV 3
WEX-195 Internship 1-3
19-24
Option 4: Live Event Management
Number Title Units
BA-109B Computerized Accounting for Small Business 1.5
BSM-101 Fundamentals of Management 3
BSM-102 Human Behavior in Organizations 3
TD-119 Directing for the Stage 4
TD-159 Theatre Management 3
TD-179 Introduction to Stage Management 3
TD-161-164 Stagecraft Lab (Theatre, Television, Dance) 1-4
WEX-195 Internship 1-3
19.5-24.5
Option 5: Theatrical and TV Lighting Technician
Number Title Units
CS-152 Data Communications 2
TD-161-164 Stagecraft Lab (Theatre, Television, Dance) 1-4
TD-171 3D Entertainment Design for Lighting 3
TD-172 Intermediate Lighting for Stage, Television, and Live Events 3
TD-173 Introduction to Moving Lights 2
TD-178 Fundamentals of Rigging 2
TD-180 Television Series Production OR 3
BRDC-142 Live TV Studio Production (3)
WEX-195 Internship 1-3
17-22
Option 6: Moving Light Technician
Number Title Units
CS-152 Data Communications 2
TD-161-164 Stagecraft Lab (Theatre, Television, Dance) 1-4
TD-172 Intermediate Lighting for Stage, Television, and Live Events 3
TD-173 Introduction to Moving Lights 2
TD-174 Intermediate Moving Lights 2
TD-178 Fundamentals of Rigging 2
WEX-195 Internship 1-3
13-18

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