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Theatre Technology (THETC)

Award: Certificate of achievement

Program location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus

This certificate allows students to gain necessary skills to work behind-the-scenes in theatre doing costuming, scenery, lighting, or sound. Students accepted into the Theatre Technology Apprenticeship program are expected to spend at least 15 hours per week in training.

The Theatre Technology Apprenticeship program is a two-year program run in conjunction with the Omaha Community Playhouse. In order to satisfy the 1500-hour requirement to receive the Theatre Technology Apprenticeship Program Certificate from the U.S. Department of Labor, students are required to complete an additional 24.0 credit hours of cooperative study courses (THEA 2981THEA 2986) beyond the MCC certificate of achievement.

Graduation Requirements

General education

13.5

Major requirements

34.5

Total credit hours required

48.0

General education requirements (13.5 credit hrs.)

Communications

English level I

4.5

Quantitative/numeracy skills

Mathematics or Financial Literacy

4.5

Humanities

Humanities

4.5

See Humanities course options

THEA 1000 Introduction to Theatre is recommended.

Major requirements for Theatre – Theatre Technology (34.5 credit hrs.)

Courses

THEA 1110Theatre Technology I

4.0

THEA 1120Theatre Technology II

4.0

THEA 1130Theatre Technology III

4.0

THEA 2010Script Analysis

4.5

THEA 2110Theatre History I

4.5

THEA 2120Theatre History II

4.5

THEA 2150Stage Rigging

4.5

OR

THEA 2900Special Topics in Theatre

variable

THEA 2160Principles of Stage Lighting

4.5