Theatre Production and Design Major — B.F.A.

Summary

Theatre Production and Design B.F.A. Major Requirements84-98
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 117-29
Electives0-19
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements 

FOUNDATION COURSES
THEA 13000Script Analysis for the Theatre3
THEA 13100Acting I3
THEA 24100History of Theatre I3
THEA 24200History of Theatre II3
Select two of the following:6
Shakespeare
Dramatic Literature I
Dramatic Literature II
London Theatre Immersion
PRODUCTION AND DESIGN COURSES
THEA 11000Theatre Production I (must be taken for two semesters)2
THEA 11100Theatrical Drafting and Model Building3
THEA 11200Production and Scenic Technology3
THEA 11300Costume Technology3
THEA 11400Lighting and Sound Technology3
THEA 11600Theatrical Properties and Scenic Art3
THEA 12000Theatrical Design Foundations3
THEA 21000Theatre Production II (must be taken for two semesters)4
THEA 31000Theatre Production III3
THEA 34300History of Costume and Decor I3
THEA 34400History of Costume and Decor II3
THEA 41000Theatre Production IV (must be taken for two semesters)6
Select two of the following:6
Scenic Design
Costume Design
Lighting Design
Sound Design
Stage Management
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Scenic Design
Advanced Costume Design
Advanced Lighting Design
Advanced Sound Design
CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS
Students must select a concentration in Design or in Technology (requirements listed below)18-32
Total Credits84-98
Technology Concentration Requirements
THEA 41100Technical Seminar3
Select a total of three credits of the following:3
Software for the Theatre
Vectorworks for the Theatre
Select four of the following:12
Advanced Scenic Technology
Advanced Costume Construction
Advanced Lighting Technology
Advanced Sound Technology
Advanced Theatrical Properties
Advanced Scenic Art
Advanced Stage Management
Technical Direction for the Theatre
Total Credits18
Design Concentration Requirements
THEA 35500Directing I3
THEA 41200Design Seminar3
Select one course not taken as part of the Production and Design requirements:3
Scenic Design
Costume Design
Lighting Design
Sound Design
BASIC SKILLS
Select 6-7 credits from the following:6-7
Introduction to Drawing
Figure Drawing
Introduction to Electroacoustic Music
Digital Sound Production
Digital Recording and Editing
Keyboard Musicianship I for the Non-Music Major
Keyboard Musicianship II for the Non-Music Major
COMPLEMENTARY SKILLS
Select at least three credits from the following:3
ART xxxxx
Advanced Art Studio
Software for the Theatre (may be taken up to two times)
Vectorworks for the Theatre
ADVANCED DESIGN
Select one course not taken as part of the Production and Design requirements:3
Advanced Scenic Design
Advanced Costume Design
Advanced Lighting Design
Advanced Sound Design
INTERDISCIPLINARY VISUAL AND AURAL HISTORY
Select 6-7 credits of the following:6-7
ARTH xxxxx
Any course in art history
Introduction to Musical Styles
Survey of Jazz History
Music in Society
Rock Styles Since 1955
Worlds of Music
Music in London
Music and the Media
Involvement with Music
Women in Music
Women in Popular Music: From Bessie Smith to MTV
History of American Popular Song
Music of Latin America
African American Popular Music: Blues to Hip Hop
American Musical Theater: History and Analysis
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Scenic Technology
Advanced Costume Construction
Advanced Lighting Technology
Advanced Sound Technology
Advanced Theatrical Properties
Advanced Scenic Art
Advanced Stage Management
Total Credits30-32