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2023-2024 Online Catalog 
2023-2024 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entertainment Technology, CT.

Program Description

The Entertainment Technology certificate will provide students with a solid foundation for further study and employment in the growing field of entertainment, which encompasses live events, video games, film/TV/radio, and more. Students will learn the foundations of multi-track session recording and video production and editing as well as Mastering/Restoration techniques.

Also, students will gain the requisite training and skills using industry-standard equipment and software. Emphasis will be placed on the use and application of DAW & MIDI (Cubase & Adobe Audition), and film editing systems (Adobe Premiere).

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply the fundamentals of audio engineering and digital imaging and video editing for the field of entertainment technology;
  • Discuss ethical issues and social responsibilities related to the field of entertainment technology;
  • Communicate, both orally and in writing, the history of entertainment technology;
  • Utilize critical thinking and current entertainment technology tools and software to execute productions in the field;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental process and sequence involved in the entertainment technology field, using a variety of information literacy techniques.

After Union College

Graduates of the Entertainment Technology certificate program can enter crew and entry-level positions that support entertainment events for a variety of organizations. Graduates can also continue their studies in the Media Option offered through the Communications, A.A. program at Union College.

Recommended Sequence

First Year

Total Program Credits: 31

Milestone Courses

The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information