Event Technology

Event Technology

Introduction to Event Technology – CM 170

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course teaches entry-level skills required to support live events. Working individually and collaboratively, students learn how to set-up, safely operate and store professional sound, lighting, staging and visual display equipment.

This course follows a lecture/lab format. The lecturer; an accomplished expert in the discipline, describes and demonstrates new skills, and then during the lab portion of the course, coaches until students successfully demonstrate the new skills without assistance.

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing “Introduction to Event Technology”, students will be able to:

  1. Set-up, safely operate and store sound, lighting, video, staging and visual display equipment for live events.
  2. Describe the steps to plan and manage live events.
  3. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal communication and collaborative skills.

Intermediate Event Technology – CM 171

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course teaches intermediate-level skills required to coordinate and support live events. Working individually and collaboratively, students learn how to set-up, safely operate and store professional sound, lighting, staging and visual display equipment. In this course, students plan and manage live events from beginning to end. Lessons also include equipment troubleshooting, project management and risk management.

This course follows a lecture/lab format. The lecturer; an accomplished expert in the discipline, describes and demonstrates new skills, and then during the lab portion of the course, coaches until students successfully demonstrate the new skills without assistance.

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing “Intermediate Event Technology”, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively plan and manage live events.
  2. Set-up, safely operate and store sound, lighting, video, staging, and visual display equipment for live events.
  3. Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and resolve other challenges.
  4. Consistently demonstrate exceptional interpersonal communication and collaborative skills.

Focus Area Launch Date, Fall 2019