CURRICULUM GUIDE

Stage Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0849  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

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 Humanities and Performing Arts Department, Arts and Sciences
Building, Room 255, telephone number (517) 483-1018.

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 ten 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.

                                    Lim. Ch.
V                 VI
SIGN 263          SIGN 262
SIGN 267          SIGN 268