May 09, 2021
Provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in electricity, mechanical power, and fluid power systems. Focuses on those skills used in entertainment/theatre industry and similar industries. Academic courses emphasizing relevant math, science, and human relations are stressed to prepare students to meet the challenges common in the entertainment, theatre, and similar industries. The effective combination of theoretical courses and hands-on experience gained through Co-Op enhances the student’s ability to secure employment as well as future professional growth in the entertainment and similar industries.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Design, assemble, and operate different fluid power systems and perform basic system calculations.
- Demonstrate key skills required of an entertainment technician.
- Set-up, upgrade, and troubleshoot the equipment used in the entertainment environment.
- Develop teamwork and managerial skills during the design and operation of various mechanical power transmission systems.
General Education Requirements (27 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Recommended: MATH 116
English Composition (3-5 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Communications (3 Credits)
Strongly Recommended: COM 115.
Human Relations (3 Credits)
Recommended: ALS 101.
Natural Science (8 Credits)
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)
Strongly Recommended: MUS 231 (the co-requisite for this course is listed in the electives).
- any AM prefix course
- or any ANTH prefix course (except AMTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
- or any ART prefix course
- or any COM prefix course
- or CRJ 104 - Introduction to Administration of Justice
- or DAN 101 - Dance Appreciation
- or any ECON prefix course
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature
- or GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
- or HHP 150 - Living Healthy and Well
- or HHP 201 - Stress Management
- or HHP 213 - Healthy Aging
- or any HIST prefix course
- or any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
- or any PHIL prefix course
- or PHO 101 - Beginning Photography
- or any PSC prefix course
- or any PSY prefix course
- or any SOC prefix course
- or any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
- or WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
- or World Languages 101B or above course (includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Recommended: HIST 100 or PSC 101.
Special Program Requirements (33 Credits)
Core Requirements (23 Credits)
Digital Literacy Requirement (0-3 Credits)
Entertainment Elective (3 Credits)
Recommended: THR 204.
Please note: THTR 208 series is also in the list of “Electives.”
Electives (7-9 Credits)
Choose at least 7 credits from the following course choices. You cannot re-use credits from courses satisfying other portions of this degree.