In addition to the following courses students must complete the course offerings for their concentratio in either Music, Theatre, or Visual Arts.
AAD 205. Sound, Projection and Lighting 3 credits
An introductory study of the techniques involved in the operation of sound, projection and lighting for a variety of applications. Setting lights and sound for theatrical and musical productions will be a focus. The class will also deal with the purchase and maintenance of media equipment as well as the designing of media facilities including classroom, PA systems, multi-media and traveling media packages. (Fall 2011 and alternate years)
AAD 465. Arts Administration Internship 6 credits
The internship provides practical on-the-job experience at an off-campus site. Specific internship duties are determined in contractual arrangement among the student, the onsite supervisor, and the department internship coordinator. All interns write a proposal, keep a journal of their work experiences, meet regularly with the coordinator, and write a final report. Academic credit is three semester credits for twelve hours of work each week or six semester credits for twenty-four hours of work each week; all internships run fourteen weeks. Prerequisites: approval of the department internship coordinator, approval of the on-site supervisor, a 2.5 gradepoint average, and senior standing. Graded credit.