- Wave theory, sound terminology, and basic audio principles including hearing sound, pressure waves, frequency, intensity, reverberation, and acoustics.
- Role and responsibilities of the sound technician.
- Introduction to audio equipment in the Theatre including Microphones, Power Amps, Loud Speakers, Mixers, and ancillary Equipment.
- Set-up, connection, and running audio equipment.
Students will receive three hours of lecture/demonstration per week that includes independent work and one on one instruction.
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, and the ability to meet deadlines.
|Sound Set-ups (Practical Lab work)||2x10%=20%|
|Professionalism||5 indicators at 2%= 10%|
|Written tests||2x20% = 40%|
Upon completion of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- learn and demonstrate safe working procedures when using equipment, tools and materials common to sound in the theatre.
- become familiar with the basic principles of sound and acoustics.
- learn and demonstrate the set up and running of sound equipment required for playback and reinforcement.
- become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the sound technician.
- develop a vocabulary of sound terminology.
Carter, Paul Douglas. Backstage Handbook. 3rd ed. Shelter Island, NY: Broadway Press, 1994.
Acceptance to the SET Program or permission of the SET Program Coordinator.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU MUSI 2XXX (2)||2006/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||DOUG STGE 1210 (2) & DOUG STGE 1280 (3) & DOUG STGE 2300 (2) & DOUG STGE 2310 (2) & DOUG STGE 2311 (2) = SFU CA 1XX (7) & SFU CA 270 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CA 1XX (2)||2006/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||No credit||2004/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU DRAM 2XX (3)||2006/09/01 to 2009/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU THTR 2XX (3)||2009/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||Any 2 of DOUG STGE 1100 (2) or DOUG STGE 2311 (2) or DOUG STGE 2312 (2) or DOUG STGE 2411 (2) = UBCO THTR 150 (3) & UBCO THTR 1st (1)||2006/09/01 to 2016/08/31|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO VISA 2nd (2)||2005/05/01 to 2006/08/31|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV THTR 2nd (2)||2006/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||DOUG STGE 2311 (2) & DOUG STGE 2411 (2) = UBCV THTR 308 (3)||2006/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||No credit||2006/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC UNSP 2XX (2)||2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||No credit||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC THEA 1XX (1.5)||2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||No credit||2006/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU THEA 2nd (2)||2006/09/01 to -|