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Design & Tech Theatre Track

Major Requirements

Major: Theatre Arts - Design & Tech Theatre Track

Degree Type: B.F.A.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 133

General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree

  • A list of approved general education courses is available here .
  • General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review the major, minor, and program emphases requirements for minimum grade restrictions, should they apply.
Communication (C)12
College Composition I
College Composition II
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Upper Division Writing
Quantitative Reasoning (R) 3
Science and Technology (S) 10
Humanities and Fine Arts (A) 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) 6
Wellness (W) 2
Cultural Diversity (D) *†
Global Perspectives (G) *†
Total Credits39

 May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.

 May be satisfied with courses required in the major. Review major requirements to determine if a specific upper division writing course is required.

Major Requirements

Professional Major Requirements
Students must earn a minimum grade of a ‘C’ in all THEA prefix courses.
ART 111Introduction to Art History (May satisfy general education category A and G)3
MUSC 100Music Appreciation (May satisfy general education category A)3
or MUSC 103 Introduction to Music History
THEA 161Acting I3
THEA 150Theatre Foundations I1
THEA 180Dramatic Literature and Style I3
THEA 181Dramatic Literature & Style II3
THEA 250Theatre Foundations II1
THEA 270Stagecraft *3
THEA 271Costume Craft *3
THEA 272Drawing for the Theatre *3
THEA 275Theatrical Makeup Design *3
THEA 276Lighting and Sound Design for the Theatre *3
THEA 277Costume Design for the Theatre *3
THEA 278Introduction to Design: Scenic Design *3
THEA 279Scenic Painting *3
THEA 280World Theatre (May satisfy a general education category D)3
THEA 350Theatre Foundations III 11
THEA 365Directing I3
THEA 370Technical Theatre Production (take 2 times) *6
THEA 376Theatrical Design Studio I: Theatrical Drawing and Rendering *3
THEA 377Theatrical Design Studio II: Collaboration of the Designer *3
THEA 450Capstone Experience3
THEA 480History and Literature of Theatre I3
THEA 481History and Literature of the Theatre II3
THEA 486History of Dress and Decor I; the Foundations of Western Style *3
THEA 487History of Dress and Decor II; Western Style since 1800 *3
Practicum- 12 credits from the following:12
Theatre Practicum (Repeatable, 1-2 credits) *
Stage Management Practicum and Seminar (2 credits) *
Related Area:
ART 131Foundations Drawing3
ENGL 380Shakespeare3
Total Credits93

Students must earn a minimum grade of a ‘B’ in these Design and Technology courses.


Seminar course for third year Theatre majors.