2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

A focused program of study specializing in the areas of technology and design for the theatre and entertainment world. Admittance into the Bachelor of Fine Arts Theatre Technology and Design program will occur in sophomore year based off of an interview and portfolio submission. When admitted into the BFA, a student will choose one of six different disciplines in which to study. The program culminates in a capstone project resulting in a realized theatrical design.

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Theatre and Dance department page.

Total Credits Required 120
General Education
30-40
Courses Required in Major 71
 
BFA Core 27
TH 120 Music Theory for Theatre & Dance Students 2
TH 131 Stagecraft 2
TH 132 Acting 1 or 2
     TH 134 Acting for BFA (2 cr.)  
TH 141 Fundamentals of Design 2
TH 360 Theatre History 1 4
TH 361 Theatre History 2 or 4
     TH 260 Dramatic Lit (4 cr.)  
TH 432 Theatre and Entertainment Careers 1
TH 456 Entertainment Arts Management 4
TH 480 Theatre and Entertainment Arts Capstone 1
TH 491 Practicum in Theatre and Entertainment Arts (1 cr.) 4
    One credit repeated four times.  
TH 493 Field Studies or 1
     TH 492 Internship in Theatre and Entertainment Arts (1 - 8 cr.)  
 
Technology and Design Foundation 24
TH 140 Stage Electrics 2
TH 142 Sound and Media Engineering 2
TH 143 Costume Construction 2
TH 233 Digital Drafting and Rendering 2
TH 234 Makeup Studio 2
TH 240 Introduction to Lighting Design 2
TH 241 Introduction to Scenic Design 2
TH 242 Introduction Sound and Media Design 2
TH 243 Introduction to Costume Design 2
TH 253 Introduction to Stage Management 2
TH 352 Directing Theory 4
 
Intermediate Courses 8
Choose 8 credits from the following: 8
     TH 333 Scenic Painting (2 cr.)  
     TH 334 Casting and Molding (2 cr.)  
     TH 340 Programming for Lighting (2 cr.)  
     TH 341 Stage Properties (2 cr.)  
     TH 342 Programming for Sound and Media (2 cr.)  
     TH 343 Advanced Costume Construction (2 cr.)  
 
Advanced Courses 12
Choose 12 credits from the following: 12
     TH 331 Advanced Stagecraft (4 cr.)  
     TH 440 Advanced Lighting Design (4 cr.)  
     TH 441 Advanced Scenic Design (4 cr.)  
     TH 442 Advanced Sound and Media Design (4 cr.)  
     TH 443 Advanced Costume Design (4 cr.)  
     TH 453 Advanced Stage Management (4 cr.)  
 
General Electives 9-19

This major does not require a minor.