BFA in Design and Technical Theatre

General requirements:

  • total credit hours for graduation 124 minimum, overall GPA 2.000, 2.500 in major;
  • must complete 42 credit hours of general education and must have 45 hours of upper division credits.
Core Curriculum Courses
THEA 180EPerforming Arts Seminar1
THEA 243Acting I3
Movement class (stage movement, dance, mime/physical theatre)3
Technical theatre class (costuming, stagecraft, lighting)3
Requirements for Major
(in addition to one course that applies to the 9-hour core)
THEA 143The Art of the Theater3
THEA 180APracticum: Stagecraft1
THEA 180BPracticum: Costume1
THEA 180CPracticum: Management1
THEA 228Script Analysis3
THEA 244Stagecraft3
THEA 253Costuming for the Stage and Film3
THEA 254Stage Makeup2
THEA 272Stage Management3
THEA 345Stage Lighting3
THEA 359Directing I3
THEA 370Professional Practices for the Performing Artist3
THEA 623Theatre History I3
THEA 624Theatre History II3
Additional Requirements for Design/Technical Option
ARTF 145Foundation Drawing3
THEA 285Period Styles3
THEA 300Draftng for the Theatre3
THEA 344Scene Design I3
THEA 451Portfolio Review1
THEA 357Costume Design I3
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Directed Projects in Theater
Advanced Stagecraft
Scene Painting
Scene Design II
Stage Lighting II and Theatre Sound
History of Costume
Directed Study
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Introduction to Visual and Material Culture
Oral Interpretation
Improving Voice and Diction
Improvisation and Theatre Games
Expressive Voice for Stage
Dialect for the Stage
Design Project
Scriptwriting I
Scriptwriting II
Directing II
Theatre: Special Topics
Directing the Musical
Advanced Oral Interpretation
Academic Theatre Practicum
Styles In Acting
Scene Study
Total Credit Hours85