BFA Curriculum in Theatre - Design/Technology

Theatre majors must earn a C or higher in theatre courses, or they must repeat those courses for credit toward their degrees.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
THEA 1010 Introduction to Theatre for Majors I3Core History13
THEA 2310 Theatre Technology I3Core Math3
THEA 2400 Design Aesthetics3THEA 1110 Introduction to Theatre for Majors II3
THEA 2120 Acting I3THEA 3330 Scene Painting3
 THEA 1910 Production Practicum I1
 15 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature13Core Science II4
Core Science I4Core Social Science3
THEA 2610 Costume Construction3THEA 2700 Theatre History, Theory and Criticism I - Text3
THEA 2910 Production Practicum II1Theatre Design Emphasis63
Theatre Design Emphasis63THEA 2910 Production Practicum II1
 14 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Fine Arts (excluding THEA)3Core Social Science or History (to complete sequence)3
THEA 3910 Production Practicum III1Core Humanities (except COMM 1000) or Literature (to complete sequence)3
THEA 3400 Rendering for the Theatre3THEA 3410 Scene Design I3
Theatre Design Emphasis63THEA 3720 Theatre History, Theory and Criticism III - Space3
Theatre Design Emphasis63Theatre Design Emphasis63
THEA 3710 Theatre History, Theory and Criticism II - Body3THEA 3910 Production Practicum III1
 16 16
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Social Science3Core Humanities (except COMM 1000)3
THEA 3950 Directing Seminar3Theatre Design Emphasis63
THEA 4910 Production Practicum IV1Theatre Design Emphasis63
THEA 4980 Senior Capstone Project3, 53UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
Theatre Design Emphasis63Free Electives4
Free Elective3 
 16 13
Total Hours: 120
1

Students are required to complete a two-course history sequence or a two-course literature sequence. They are also required to complete one Core History or Core Literature course in the discipline not selected as the sequence.

2

If Literature requirement was completed prior to Fall 2013, Core Humanities must cover SLO 3.

3

THEA 1110 and THEA 4980 fulfill SLO 7.

4

Students must meet with their advisers to determine appropriate theatre electives and other electives.

5

To enroll in Senior Capstone Project, students must be senior theatre majors planning to graduate before the following fall semester.

6

Theatre Design Emphasis can be in one of the following three. Students should complete all courses for their emphasis. 

Costume: THEA 2650THEA 3740THEA 3450, Theatre Electives4THEA 3640THEA 4650THEA 3610, and THEA 4940.

Lighting: THEA 3450, Theatre Electives4THEA 3320THEA 3510, Theatre Electives4THEA 4940THEA 3520, and THEA 4510.

 Scenic:THEA 3450Theatre Electives4THEA 3320THEA 3510Theatre Electives4THEA 4940THEA 3420, and THEA 4420.