2016-17 Degree Plan

Design and Technology for Performance, BFA

College of Fine Arts: Department of Theatre & Dance
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
Math Core Course 3 C
THEA 105: Theatre Appreciation 3 C-
THEA 192 or THEA 194 or THEA 196 3 C-
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science Core Course 4 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
THEA 192 or THEA 194 or THEA 196 3 C-
THEA 130: Acting I 3 C-
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Foreign Language Core Course 3 C
THEA 192 or THEA 194 or THEA 196 3 C-
THEA 292: Rendering for Stage, Screen, and New Media 3 C-
THEA 345: Theatre History I 3 C-
Elective in Any Field 3 D-
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 60 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
THEA 346: Theatre History II 3 C-
THEA 366: Stage Management 2 C-
THEA 367: Stage Management Production Laboratory 1 C-
THEA 370: 2-D CAD and 3-D Viz 3 C-
Elective in Any Field 2 D-
THEA Emphasis 3 C-
Term Hours: 14
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 75 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 219 OR ENGL 220 OR CJ 130 OR PHIL 156 3 C
Social and Behaviorial Science Core Course 3 C
THEA 387: Design History and Styles for Performance and New Media [Design History and Styles] 3 C-
THEA 392: Introduction to Scenic Design for Performance and New Media 3 C-
THEA 396: Lighting Design I 3 C-
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 90 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Physical and Natural Science Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
THEA 394: Costume Design for Performance and New Media [Costume Design I] 3 C-
THEA 446: Theories of Theatre 3 C-
THEA Elective 3 C-
Term Hours: 15
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 105 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
THEA 474: Production Performance 0 C-
THEA 403: Directing I 3 C-
THEA 498: Design Seminar 3 C-
DANC 462 or DANC 463 or DANC 464 3 C-
THEA Elective 3 C-
THEA Elective 3 C-
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
THEA Emphasis 3 C-
THEA Emphasis 3 C-
THEA Emphasis 3 C-
THEA Emphasis 3 C-
THEA Emphasis 3 C-
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Students may earn a C- in courses in the major provided their cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.0.

  • Additionally, students may need to earn a C or better to meet prerequisite requirements.

  • Students may choose to satisfy the 42 hour upper division credit requirement with courses in the major, electives, and fine arts outside the major.

  • Students must consult CFA Student Success Specialist regarding options for CORE Curriculum as many CFA Degrees have specific requirements.

  • ENGL 219 OR ENGL 220 OR CJ 130 OR PHIL 156s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking
    THEA Electives
    THEA 290: Stagecraft II
    THEA 296: Light Meth & Equip
    THEA 304: Make-Up Design
    THEA 314: Pattern Development
    THEA 334: The Decorated Body
    THEA 371: Digital Image & Prod
    THEA 390: Scenic Painting
    THEA 391: Advanced Scenic Techniques
    THEA 397: Sound for Performance
    THEA 398: Costume Techniques
    THEA 399: Sp Prob Thea & Production
    THEA 470: Arch Mod Vis & Pres
    THEA 471: Multi-Media Production
    THEA 473: Interact Des & Techn
    THEA 475: T: Comput for Design
    THEA 483: Lighting Design II
    THEA 491: Prof Apprenticeship
    THEA 492: Scene Design II: Theatre
    THEA 493: Art Direction TV Film
    THEA 494: Costume Design II