Theatre Tech, SC

This is a draft edition of the 2024-2025 catalog. Information is subject to change.

Program Description

The Skills Certificate, Theatre Tech develops the skills and training necessary to be successful in entry-level theatre tech and other performing arts jobs, and provides a pathway to a career in the theatre or the entertainment industry, or to pursue further education in Theatre.

This program is not eligible for financial aid. However, it may be eligible for scholarship funding if the student is awarded scholarships.

Theatre Career Map

Recommended Course Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
THTR 100 Introduction to Theatre 3
THTR 176 Musical Theatre Workshop I 3
THTR 200 Introduction to Design/Technology 3
 Semester Total9
2nd semester
THTR 204 Theatre Technology I 3
THTR 209 Theatre Practicum 3
 Semester Total6
 Total Units15

Program Requirements

Skills Certificates can consist of a single course or a short set of courses that provide training for entry-level positions or career advancement. These short-term certificates may also prepare students to take state, national and/or industry-recognized certifications or licensing exams.

Skills certificates are awarded upon completion of coursework and marked on a student's transcripts at the end of the semester. Students cannot declare a skills certificate as one's major. Skills Certificates are not eligible for Financial Aid. 

To earn a skills certificate, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  2. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
Certificate Requirement
THTR 100Introduction to Theatre3
THTR 176Musical Theatre Workshop I3
THTR 200Introduction to Design/Technology3
THTR 204Theatre Technology I3
THTR 209Theatre Practicum3
Total Units15

Program Outcomes

Students completing the certificate will:

PSLO1: Students completing the skills certificate will describe the process of creating a theatrical production from design to finished product.

PSLO2: Students completing the skills certificate will demonstrate safe practices and procedures for the use of theatrical spaces and equipment.

PSLO3: Students completing the skills certificate will apply basic theatre production skills to realize theatre productions.