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NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Performing Arts (1107)

Course Category: 
Location: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
Length: 
Varies.
Dates: 
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: compare and contrast the roles of creators, performers, and others involved in the production and presentation of broadcasting/journalism, performing arts, and visual arts; understand the creative development process as it relates to artistic fields; demonstrate an awareness of the arts within a cultural context to understand the nature and scope of art in society (e.g., how film, theatre, television, electronic, and print media productions influence values and behaviors.); analyze current issues related to the arts and communication fields; use marketing and advertising strategies effectively to inform and interest the public about various arts and communication programs; demonstrate understanding of basic performing arts processes as related to dance; demonstrate understanding of basic performing arts processes as related to music; demonstrate understanding of basic performing arts processes as related to theater; understand how technical design (e.g., lighting, costumes) contributes to performance, and how to appropriately employ technical design to enhance the performing arts process; Apply reading, writing, mathematical, and scientific skills in an arts and communication environment; demonstrate understanding of the roles arts and communication fields hold within society and the economy; demonstrate understanding of company hierarchies and roles within arts and communication organization structures; apply appropriate laws and regulations to arts and communication situations; exhibit ethical conduct in conducting business and making decisions in arts and communication environments; locate, organize, and reference written information from reliable sources to communicate with coworkers and clients/participants; develop and deliver formal and informal presentations using appropriate media to engage and inform audiences; apply listening skills and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication with coworkers and clients; Interpret and use tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communication; use software such as word processors and spreadsheets to perform common business applications; use software such as databases to track and maintain company information; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to locate good sources of information about problems and determine appropriate methods for investigating causes; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to determine root causes of problems and suggest solutions; exhibit leadership qualities to improve the quality of work and the work environment; work effectively in a team environment to improve the quality of work and the work environment; identify and practice appropriate health and safety procedures for arts and communication occupations; demonstrate appropriate emergency and first aid knowledge and procedures for arts and communication occupations; demonstrate employability skills related to a career in arts and communication; and pursue career development skills to advance in arts and communication careers.

Instruction: 

NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Performing Arts, Theater, Drama, or Communications (11/13) (11/18 revalidation).

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