Theatre Tech, SC

This is a draft edition of the 2023-2024 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.

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 provide training for entry-level positions or career advancement and are designed to 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 are unable to declare intent to complete a skills certificate.) 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.