Metallica Scholars Initiative

Students in the Live Entertainment Technology program can receive up to $4500 towards the fall 2022 semester through the Metallica Scholars Initiative. Submit your application by September 15.

The Live Entertainment Technology program prepares individuals for entry-level employment in the entertainment industry, particularly in the fields of concert sound and lighting. Course work includes exposure to the entire live concert sound and lighting processes. Students will learn the fundamental knowledge, skills and abilities to design, maintain, and operate technology systems in entertainment and sporting venues, churches, auditoriums, casinos, convention centers, etc.

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to four-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.

All students completing a career or technical program must complete a MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.

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Live Entertainment Technology Certificate

Semester One

Course Credit(s)
LVT 1012 - Introduction to Live Entertainment 2
LVT 2273 - Basic Electricity for Live Entertainment 3
LVT 1114 - Audio Principles 4
LVT 1123 - Live Sound Production I 3
LVT 1133 - Concert Lighting I 3
LVT 1211 - Critical Listening I 1
LVT 2132 - Entertainment Promotion 2

Semester Two

Course Credit(s)
LVT 1223 - Live Sound Production II 3
LVT 1233 - Entertainment Law 3
LVT 1243 - Sequencing for Music Production 3
LVT 1253 - Recording Engineering I 3
LVT 2313 - Equipment Maintenance 3
LVT 2332 - Live Entertainment Production Project 2
LVT 2321 - Live Production/Entertainment Management 1

Total Credits: 36

Semester Three

Audio Concentration
Course Credit(s)
LVT 2343 - Mixing Techniques 3
LVT 2353 - Live Broadcast Production 3
LVT 2363 - Acoustics 3
Lighting & Multimedia Concentration
Course Credit(s)
LVT 2373 - Concert Lighting II 3
LVT 2383 - Automated Lighting 3
LVT 2393 - Multimedia Production 3

Total Credits: 9

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Semester Four

Course Credit(s)
ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English 3/4
SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I 3
Math/Natural Science Elective 3/4*
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Total Credits: 15/17


Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.

* MAT 1033, MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.

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