Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog 
  
    May 23, 2019  
Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog

Mass Communication, Show Production Concentration, B.S.


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Mass Communication Program
Show Production Concentration
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
HEGIS Code: 0601.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 27401

This concentration prepares students with the practical skills needed to take any performance to the next level. From live sound and lighting to corporate presentations, students build foundations in a wide array of audio and visual applications, and enter the industry with a deep understanding of what moves an audience. Students are trained to be audiovisual engineers and designers who are proficient in the creation, operation and planning of modern-day musical, theatrical, event and corporate productions. Graduates of the Show Production Concentration are prepared for careers such as Event Producers, Tour Manager, Live Production Manager, Stage Manager, Live Sound Engineer, Audio Visual Technician, and Lighting Technician.

Show Production Concentration

AUD 314 - Live Sound Design; Credits: 3  
MAC 243 - Audio and Visual Technologies; Credits: 3  
MAC 257 - Live Event Management/Producing; Credits: 3  
MAC 345 - Show Control Systems; Credits: 3  
THR 111 - Introduction to Stagecraft; Credits: 3  
THR 382 - Computer Assisted Drafting; Credits: 3  
THR 486 - Digital Media for Entertainment; Credits: 3  
VID 132 Remote Television Workshop Credits: 3   
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
ENG 101   English Composition 1    3  
MAC 101   Mass Communication    3  
MAC 121   Communication Lab 1    2  
THR 111   Introduction to Stagecraft    3  
VID 131   Television Workshop    3  
  Total 14
 
Semester 2
 
BUS 275   Social Media Concepts and Practice    3  
CCP 180   Web Portfolio Design    3  
ENG 102   English Composition 2    3  
MAC 122   Communication Lab 2    2  
MAC 150   Introduction to Live Sound    3  
VID 132   Remote Television Workshop    3  
  Total 17
 
Semester 3
 
AUD 314   Live Sound Design    3  
ENG 202   Broadcast Newswriting and Reporting    3  
MAC 202   History and Application of Media Law    3  
MAC 221   Communication Lab 3    2  
MAC 290   Visual Communication    3  
  Total 14
 
Semester 4
 
ENG ___   Writing Elective    3  
HIS 201   Contemporary Issues    3  
MAC 222   Communication Lab 4    2  
MAC 243   Audio and Visual Technologies    3  
PSY 101   General Psychology    3  
  Total 14
 
Semester 5
 
ENG 302   Photojournalism    3  
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (1)    3  
MAC 211   Broadcast Journalism    3  
MAC 257   Live Event Management/Producing    3  
MAC 299   Radio Broadcasting and Operations    3  
MAC 321   Communication Lab 5    2  
  Total 17
 
Semester 6
 
MAC 301   New and Emerging Media    3  
MAC 302   Media Ethics and Criticism    3  
MAC 322   Communication Lab 6    2  
MAC 345   Show Control Systems    3  
SOC 361   Mass Media and Society    3  
  Total 14
 
Semester 7
 
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (2)    3  
MAC ___   Mass Comm Program Elective (1)    3  
THR 382   Computer Assisted Drafting    3  
SOC 351   Social Problems    (Diversity Competency) 3   
SPE ___   Oral Communication Competency Elective    3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 8
 
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (3)    3  
MAC ___   Mass Comm Program Elective (2)    3  
MAT ___   Quantitative Competency Elective    3  
SCI ___   Scientific Competency Elective    3  
THR 486   Digital Media for Entertainment    3  
  Total 15
 
Total Program
120

 

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