B.S. Entertainment Production - Theater Production

The Entertainment Production program focuses on professional design concepts, technologies, and management skills for the event and entertainment industry. This program is designed to educate students in the knowledge and skills that create the visual, lighting, projection, show control technology, designing and constructing sets, audio and special effects that audiences have come to expect in performances, venues and entertainment. Our primary venue for experiential learning is the Gracie Theatre.  The Entertainment Production program can prepare students for positions in theatres, concert and athletic venues, cruise ships and trade shows that now feature theatrical effects to grab the attention of the audience.


Theater Production is designed to educate students for career opportunities that exist in the many fields of the live entertainment industry.  The curriculum focuses on professionally oriented training in theatrical design, technology and management skills that are the core of any theatrical production.

General Education Requirements
CM 100Speech3
CM 221Professional Communications3
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
MC 236History of Mass Communications3
MC 400Ethics in Media3
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
MS 141Contemporary College Algebra4
PY 111General Psychology3
Experiential Learning Elective3
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
Global Perspective Elective 3
Lab Science Elective3-4
NESCom Core Classes
CT 245Photography I3
IT 121Computer Applications for Digital Media3
MC 101Introduction to Media3
MC 301Career Preparation1
MC 406Media Law and Regulation3
EP Core Classes
CT 206Intro to Live Sound Technology3
EP 112Stagecraft Practicum (taken twice (1 credit each time))2
EP 118Entertainment Safety 3
EP 122Entertainment Design & Technology I 3
EP 131Fundamentals of Stage Lighting3
EP 221Computer Aided Drafting/3D Visualization3
EP 310Business of Theatre3
EP Theater Production Concentration Classes
EP 111Introduction to Theatre3
EP 124Scenic Construction3
EP 225History of Theatre3
EP 240Production Management3
EP 320Directing3
EP 322Entertainment Design and Technology II3
EP 448Final Portfolio Review 3
Please select one of the following:3
Theatre Management Practicum
Design and Technical Practicum
MC/ CT / EP / IT Career Electives - Please select 6 of the following:18
Media Performance
Video Production I
Pro Tools I
Video Compositing & Motion Graphics
Applications of Live Sound Technology
Video Compositing and Motion Graphics II
Speaker Systems: Design & Optimization
Advanced Stage Lighting
Musical Theatre Performance
Topics (Entertainment Automation)
Theatre Management Practicum II
Design and Technical Practicum II
Web Design for Non-Majors
Voice and Diction
Total Hours122-123
First Year
EH 1233CM 2213
EP 1183EH 1243
EP 1223EP 1113
HE 111***1MC 2363
IT 1213MS 1414
MC 1013 
 16 16
Second Year
CT 2063CM 1003
EH 2003EP 2213
EP 1121EP 2403
EP 1243Global Perspective Elective3
EP 1313Lab Science Elective3-4
MS 1323 
 16 15-16
Third Year
CT 2453EP 1121
EP 2253EP 3203
PY 1113EP 3223
Experiential Learning Elective 3EP 440 or 441 3
MC/CT/EP/IT Elective3MC/CT/EP/IT Elective3
 15 13
Fourth Year
EP 3103EP 4483
MC 3011MC 4063
MC 4003Fine Arts Elective 3
Foreign Cult. & Conv. Elective3MC/CT/EP/IT Elective3
MC/CT/EP/IT Elective3MC/CT/EP/IT Elective3
MC/CT/EP/IT Elective3 
 16 15
Total Hours: 122-123