2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre Design/Technology, B.F.A

The undergraduate faculty of Performing Arts is committed to the following learning objectives for the BFA in Theatre Design/Technology program.

Students will:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to read and analyze a play from the perspective of a designer and technician of theatre.
  2. Learn to relate script analysis to a visual product, demonstrating an understanding of how to apply and communicate basic design elements, such as color, mass, and line.
  3. Learn and demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the distinguishing characteristics of Western architecture, décor, and fashion, as well as the basic methods of research needed to design.
  4. Demonstrate the basic skills necessary to visually communicate design ideas through the learning of the fundamentals of each area of theatre design and technology.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to translate theory into practice through the appropriate produced projects.

Required Courses

12 credits: Performing Arts Core*

*BFA Theatre Design/Technology majors are not required to complete the Advanced Theatre Studies requirement, reducing their Performing Arts Core requirements from 16 to 12 credits.

Total Credits: 72