2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Live Production Major (BFA)

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts

Majors: Biblical Studies, Live Production 

Major Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate production skills in performance settings.
  2. Utilize appropriate methods and materials to perform tasks and train others within the technical disciplines.
  3. Develop a professional etiquette, maintaining professional relationships and communicating effectively with peers, artistic team and technical staff.
  4. Identify and troubleshoot technical aspects of production including acoustics, lighting, and sound.
  5. Demonstrate a servant mindset and understand the missional and evangelical opportunities it presents.

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Requirements:

  1. Complete all credit requirements for general college and specific major
  2. Fulfill all department requirements as outlined in MWPA handbook
  3. Maintain professional GPA of 3.0
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in all areas of live production
  5. Attend all required MWPA department forums, performances, and events.
  6. Satisfactorily complete all internships and practicum.
  7. Perform and obtain a satisfactory evaluation from the MWPA faculty for senior project.

Concentrations

       The following concentrations are available in the Live Production program:  Video, Staging/Lighting, and Audio.

Live Production Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

LBC 101Engaging Faith & Life

3

THE 105Prelude to Biblical & Theological Studies

3

LAN 101College Composition and Research

3

COM 102Introduction to Communication

3

PRO 101Introduction to Electronic Media

3

PRO 221Media Technician

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester

BIB 105Biblical Hermeneutics

3

LAN 104Public Speaking

3

MAT ____MAT Core

3

LIT ____LIT Core (100/200 Level)

3

PRO 120Live Sound I

3

PRO 132Musical Theatre Technician

1

PRO 222Media Technician

1

Total Credit Hours:17

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

CSV 201Christian Service I

0

BIB 103Creation & Covenants: OT I

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

____ ____Arts & Science Elective **

3

COM 100Communication Seminar

1

COM 201Communication Ethics

3

PRO 134Musical Theatre Technician

1

PRO PRO 223

1

PRO 240Intro to Filmmaking

3

Total Credit Hours:18
**Arts & Sciences Elective: Choose from: SOC 101, PHI 201, SOC 203 or POL 202.

Spring Semester

CSV 202Christian Service II

0

BIB 104Israel's Life & Literature: OT II

3

THE 223Christian Narrative I: Creation & Fall

3

HIS ____HIS Core (100/200 Level)

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

PRO 224Media Technician

1

PRO 220Live Sound II

3

PRO 310Staging and Illumination

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BIB 203Life of Christ: NT I

3

THE 224Christian Narrative II: Redemption

3

SCI ____SCI____ Science with Lab 4 credits

4

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

PRO 305Live Video

3

PRO 321Co-curricular credit

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Spring Semester

BIB 204Early Church: NT II

3

BOT ____Bible Old Testament Exegetical Elective

3

BIB ____Bible Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective (300 Level)

3

PHE ____PHE Elective

1

COM 230Interpersonal Communication

3

PRO 322Co-curricular credit

1

Total Credit Hours:17

Senior Year

Fall Semester

BIB ____Bible Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

BNT ____ Bible New Testament Exegetical Elective

3

PRO ____PRO Elective

3

COM 400Cross-cultural Experience

0

PRO 420Stage Technologies

3

PRO 450Live Production Practicum

1

PRO 323Co-curricular credit

1

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring Semester

BIB ____Bible Elective (BIB, BOT, BNT, THE)

3

THE 320

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective (400 Level)

3

____ ____Arts & Sciences Elective

3

PRO 499Senior Project

1

PRO ____PRO Elective

3

PRO 324Co-curricular credit

1

Total Credit Hours:17

The following table shows the professional courses that vary according to concentration in the Live Production BFA program.

 

Live Production

Live Production: Audio

Live Production: Staging/ Lighting

Live Production: Video

PRO 240 Intro to Filmmaking

PRO 311 Electronic Media Devices

PRO 210 Stage Management

PRO 240 Intro to Filmmaking

PRO 310 Staging & Illumination

COM 230 Interpersonal Communication

COM 230 Interpersonal Communication

COM 230 Interpersonal Communication

PRO 220 Live Sound II

PRO 220 Live Sound II

PRO 315 Stagecraft

PRO 336 Video Editing

PRO 305 Live Video

PRO 405 Audio Engineering

PRO 310 Staging & Illumination

PRO 305 Live Video

PRO 321 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 321 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 134 Musical Theatre Technician 1 credit

PRO 321 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 322 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 322 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 135 Musical Theatre Technician 1 credit

PRO 322 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 323 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 323 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 136 Musical Theatre Technician 1 credit

PRO 323 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 324 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 324 Co-curricular 1 credit

PRO 137 Musical Theatre Technician 1 credit

PRO 324 Co-curricular 1 credit

COM 230 Interpersonal Communication

PRO 430 Acoustics

PRO 320 Advanced Lighting Design

PRO 340 Advanced Post-production

PRO 420 Stage Technologies

PRO 420 Stage Technologies

PRO 420 Stage Technologies

PRO 425 Advanced Film & Video Production