BFA in Design and Technical Theatre

Program 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; DANC 227, 201, 210 or THEA 218)3
Technical theatre class (costuming, stagecraft, lighting; THEA 253, 244 or 345. Credit hours for THEA 244 can be counted here.) 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 180CPracticum: Management1
THEA 228Script Analysis3
THEA 244Stagecraft: Applied Technology 10
THEA 253
Costuming for the Stage and Film
and Practicum: Costume 1
THEA 254Stage Makeup2
THEA 272Stage Management3
THEA 345Stage Lighting 13
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 300Drafting and Visual Standards for the Theatre3
THEA 344Scene Design I3
THEA 357Costume Design I3
THEA 451Portfolio Review1
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Directed Projects in Theater
Practicum: Management
Applied Materials and Process Lab for Production
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 Hours82