CURRICULAR GUIDE

Stage Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0849  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)

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 the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Class Schedule for course prerequisite information. Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Technology Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center,
Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 27 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ELTE 100    Electrical Safety Practices                                      1
ELTE 110    Practical Electricity                                            3
MFGM 125    Rigging                                                          2
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
THEA 111    Basic Stagecraft                                                 2
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                                                   37

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          MFGM 125
ELTE 110          STEC 130          STEC 140
STEC 100          THEA 111          WELD 100
STEC 120          Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.