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Video Production for Live Entertainment Technology AAS Degree

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Description

Do you want to work on live production events such as rock shows or Broadway musicals? How about touring with the band or working as the lead audio technician on a cruise ship? Live entertainment technicians enhance live performances by affecting the audience’s senses using audio, video and lighting technologies appropriate to the production and its environment. LSC-Montgomery is one of an elite group of schools in the nation to offer associate degrees in live entertainment technology.

Video and film play a vital role in live entertainment. For the aspiring filmmaker and video editor, the video production for LET degree and certificate programs provide students with knowledge and experience in the world of video with integration into live entertainment productions. From scriptwriting, working behind the camera, and creating video content, this program prepares students for all aspects of video production. Students will work with the latest video technologies and equipment in a modern, cutting edge facility.

Learn the fundamental knowledge, skills and abilities to design, maintain, and operate technology systems in entertainment and sporting venues, churches, auditoriums, theatres, convention hotels, and trade shows. The level one certificate, level two certificate, and associate of applied science degrees are designed to push the doors wide open for the exciting and endless career opportunities.

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Stackable Credentials

Credits earned in the Video Production for Live Entertainment Technology Certificate Level I and Video Production for Live Entertainment Technology Certificate Level II programs may be applied to this degree.

First Year

First Semester Courses 16 Credits
AVTS 1371 Intro to Live Entertainment Technology 3
DRAM 1330 Stagecraft I 3
MATH 1314-or-MATH 1332 College Algebra-or-College Math for Liberal Arts 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
Second Semester Courses 14 Credits
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
AVTS 1370 Fundamentals for Design for Entertainment Technology 3
AVTS 2371 Live Entertainment Technology Troubleshooting 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
Third Semester Courses 7 Credits
SPCH 1318-or-SPCH 1321 Interpersonal Communication-or-Business and Professional Communication 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness-or-Any one credit hour physical activity course 1

Second Year

First Semester Courses 12 Credits
SOCI 1301 Principles of Sociology 3
DRAM 2366 Film Appreciation 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
AVTS 1271 Project Management for Live Entertainment 2
Second Semester Courses 12 Credits
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
Elective Video Production Elective* 3
Live Entertainment Technology AAS Degree: Video Production Track Program Total 60 Credits

Footnotes

*The Live Entertainment Technology AAS Degree: Video Production Track requires 10 elective courses to be chosen from the following:

  • AVTS 1372: Live Entertainment Technology Cooperative Education
  • AVTS 1373: Video for Live Entertainment Technology
  • AVTS 1376: Media Design for Entertainment Technology
  • AVTS 1377: Lighting and Audio for Video Production for Live Entertainment Techology
  • AVTS 1378: Production for Live Entertainment
  • AVTS 2370: Video Capstone for Live Entertainment1
  • AVTS 2376: Camera Work for Live Entertainment Techology
  • AVTS 2377: Premier-Pro for Live Entertainment
  • AVTS 2379: Video Production for Live Entertainment
  • DRAM 2331: Stagecraft II
  1. Capstone course

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Career Options

Median wage: $47,5371

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Audio Visual Technician2
  • Audio/Visual Manager2
  • Operations Technician2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.

Average full-time tuition is $800 per semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.

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