Theatrical Production Arts Major — B.F.A.

Summary

Theatrical Production Arts B.F.A. Major Requirements87-95
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 117-29
Electives0-16
Total Credits120
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 See Integrative Core Curriculum requirements, with information about the H&S CLA requirement.

Degree Requirements 

FOUNDATION COURSES
THEA 13000Script Analysis for the Theatre3
THEA 13100Acting I3
THEA 24100History of Theatre I3
THEA 24200History of Theatre II3
THEA 34300History of Costume and Decor I3
THEA 34400History of Costume and Decor II3
Select two of the following:6-9
Shakespeare
Dramatic Literature I
Dramatic Literature II
Interrelationships: British Drama and Cultural Life – Lecture
Select one of the following:3
Theatre Organization and Management
Stage Management
Directing I
PRODUCTION ARTS COURSES
THEA 11000Theatre Production I (must be taken for two semesters)2
THEA 11100Theatrical Drafting and Model Building3
THEA 11200Theatre Technology I: Scenery3
THEA 11300Theatre Technology I: Costumes3
THEA 11400Theatre Technology I: Lighting and Sound3
THEA 11600Theatre Technology I: Properties and Paint3
THEA 12000Theatrical Design Foundations3
THEA 21000Theatre Production II (must be taken for two semesters)4
THEA 31000Theatrical Production III3
THEA 41000Theatre Production IV : Capstone (must be taken for two semesters)6
Select two of the following:6
Theatrical Design I: Scenic
Theatrical Design I: Costume
Theatrical Design I: Lighting
Theatrical Design I: Sound
CONCENTRATION IN PRODUCTION ARTS
Students must select a concentration in Design or in Technology (requirements listed below)21-26
Total Credits87-95
Technology Concentration Requirements
THEA 41100Seminar in Theatre Technology3
GRAPHIC SKILLS
THEA 21100Computer-Aided Drafting for the Theatre3
or THEA 22000 Computer-Aided Design for the Theatre
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
Select five of the following:15
Theatre Technology II: Scenery
Theatre Technology II: Costumes
Theatre Technology II: Lighting
Theatre Technology II: Sound
Theatre Technology II: Properties
Theatre Technology II: Paint
Technical Direction for the Theatre
Total Credits21
Design Concentration Requirements
Select one course not taken as part of the core curriculum:3
Theatrical Design I: Scenic
Theatrical Design I: Costume
Theatrical Design I: Lighting
Theatrical Design I: Sound
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
GRAPHICS SKILLS
Select one of the following:3
ART xxxxx
Advanced Art Studio
Computer-Aided Drafting for the Theatre
Computer-Aided Design for the Theatre
ADVANCED DESIGN
Select two of the following:6
Theatrical Design II: Scenic
Theatrical Design II: Costume
Theatrical Design II: Lighting
Theatrical Design II: Sound
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
Total Credits24-26