Entertainment Design and Technology (05056-III)

Copyright: 2023

Virginia Assignment Code: 8489

Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Hours: 140

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

Students will learn and apply skills related to the creative process of live entertainment production. They will explore scenic design and construction, lighting design and technology, and live sound reinforcement. Hands-on experiences using techniques used in the industry will help students investigate the dynamic and growing industry of live entertainment. Students will also explore job opportunities and careers in live entertainment production. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.


The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at cte@doe.virginia.gov.

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