Theatre Major, Design, Technology and Management Concentration (B.F.A.)

Students must complete General Education requirements and World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Program Requirements

Foundational Coursework
THTR 135Drafting I: Theatre3
THTR 140Introduction to Design for Theatre3
THTR 151Stagecraft: Production and Design3
THTR 152Basic Lighting Technologies for Theatre3
THTR 153Costume Construction I3
THTR 154Basic Sound Technologies for Live Performance1
THTR 155Stage Management3
THTR 208Drama in Text3
Complete THTR 205 for a total of 8 credits.8
Rehearsal and Production: BFA Production and Design
Supportive Coursework
ARHT 105Global Foundations in Art and Visual Culture3
ARHT 106Modern Visions 1400-19453
THTR 210Theatre History: Early World3
THTR 211Theater History: Modern World3
THTR 234History of Style: Pre-History to Elizabethan3
THTR 235History of Style II: Restoration to Present3
THTR 330Play Direction I3
THTR 440Senior Seminar: Design, Tech, Management3
Complete 9-18 credits from the following:9-18
Stage Make-Up
Scene Design I
Theatrical Sound Design
Costume Design I
Lighting Design I
Projection Design and Technology for Live Performance
Area(s) of Specialization
Complete 18-27 credits of elective coursework from the list below to create one or more cohesive specializations.27-18
Total Credits90
Specialization Courses
THTR 105Acting I3
THTR 138Fundamentals of Makeup for Beauty and Fashion3
THTR 160Drawing and Rendering I: Theatre3
THTR 175Theatre in Performance3
THTR 239Advanced Stage Make-Up3
THTR 240Advanced Principles and Techniques of Makeup for Fashion and Beauty3
THTR 241Professional Level Challenges in Makeup Artistry3
THTR 244Theatrical Model Making3
THTR 246Drafting II: Theatre3
THTR 247Scenic Painting3
THTR 248Stage Properties: Production and Management3
THTR 250Advanced Theatre Technology3
THTR 256Stage Management II3
THTR 257Entertainment Management3
THTR 260Drawing and Rendering II: Theatre3
THTR 261Digital Rendering for Theatre/Performance Design3
THTR 270Advanced Costume Construction3
THTR 272Costume Crafts3
THTR 273Fabric Dyeing and Painting3
THTR 345Scene Design II3
THTR 346Costume Design II3
THTR 347Lighting Design II3
THTR 348Advanced Theatrical Sound Design3
THTR 349Advanced Projection Design and Technology for Live Performance3
THTR 350Technical Direction3
THTR 354Special Topics in Technical Theatre3
THTR 357Advanced Lighting Technologies3
THTR 366Stage Technique: Combat3
THTR 381Theatre Administration and Audience Development3
THTR 382Contracts and Law in Theatre3
THTR 385Production Management3
THTR 403Independent Study1-3
THTR 432Special Topics in Theatre1-3
THTR 445Advanced Scenography Studio1.5
THTR 490Theatre Cooperative Education Experience4-16
ARTX 320Dress and Fashion History, Prehistory to 18003
ARTX 321Dress and Fashion History, from 1800 to Today3
ARTX 422Apparel Design: Draping3
ARTX 426Apparel Design: Flat Pattern3
TVDM 277Audio Production for Film/Digital Media3
TVDM 373MIDI and Digital Music Production3
TVDM 377Sound Analysis and Design3
TVDM 477Sound Design for Film3