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Live Entertainment Technology AAS: Video Production for Live Entertainment Technology

Overview

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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Contact

Please contact Houston Waites at Houston.C.Waites@LoneStar.edu or call 936.273.7060
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Robert Kreps at Robert.P.Kreps@LoneStar.edu or call 936.271.6309 for more information.

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
RTVB 1321 TV Field Production 3
RTVB 1429 Scriptwriting 4
Second Semester Courses 14 Credits
DRAM 1220 Theatre Practicum: Lighting and Sound 2
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
RTVB 2330 Film and Video Editing 3
FLMC 1300 Production Management 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
Third Semester Courses 7 Credits
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness-or-Any one credit hour physical activity course 1
SPCH 1318-or-SPCH 1321 Interpersonal Communication-or-Business and Professional Communication 3
RTVB 2337 TV Production Workshop I 3

Second Year

First Semester Courses 12 Credits
SOCI 1301 Principles of Sociology 3
DRAM 2366 Film Appreciation 3
FLMC 2444 Advanced Film and Video Editing 4
RTVB 2164 Practicum 1
Second Semester Courses 12 Credits
FLMC 1304 Lighting for Film or Video 3
AVTS 1372 Intermediate Live Entertainment Technology Cooperative Education1 3
FLMC 2330 Audio Post Production 3
DRAM 2331 Stagecraft II 3
Live Entertainment Technology AAS Degree: Video Production Track Program Total 60 Credits

Footnotes

  1. Capstone course

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Career Options

Median wage: $44,4021

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 $792 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.