Design For Stage and Screen


This concentration is designed for students in the BFA program with the desire to focus in one or more areas of theater design and technology in preparation for advanced study and professional work in the field.



Admission Requirements:

• Interview

• Portfolio review

• Resume


Concentration Requirements

Required Core Course:

THR 497 - Independent Study - Credits: 1-6 (minimum 3 Credits)

Four Courses from:

THR 235 - Costume Crafts - Credits: 3
THR 313 - Event Technology - Credits: 3
THR 314 - Lighting Stagecraft - Credits: 3
THR 315 - Sound Engineering - Credits: 3
THR 330 - Seminar in Technical Theater - Credits: 3
THR 331 - Drafting and Model Making - Credits: 3
THR 332 - Costume for Stage and Screen - Credits: 3
THR 343 - Costume Pattern Drafting - Credits: 3

Three Courses from:

THR 333 - Stage Design - Credits: 3
THR 334 - Lighting Design - Credits: 3
THR 335 - Costume Design - Credits: 3
THR 337 - Sound Design - Credits: 3
THR 434 - Advanced Lighting Design - Credits: 3


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