Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Technology and Design:Scenic Technology Emphasis (THRFA at University Park) only) (123 min. credits)

Effective Spring 2005 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 1 First-Year Seminar: Theatre Production PracticesNotes for: THEA 1

THEA 1

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
THEA 100 - Art of the TheatreNotes for: THEA 100

THEA 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 130 - Intro to Scenic & Costume TechnologyNotes for: THEA 130

THEA 130

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 131 - Introduction to Sound and Lighting TechnologyNotes for: THEA 131

THEA 131

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 152 - Theatrical Design FoundationsNotes for: THEA 152

THEA 152

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
General Ed Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 120- Acting INotes for: THEA 120

THEA 120

Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 201W- Script Analysis for DesignNotes for: THEA 201W

THEA 201W

Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2.0
THEA 251- Theatre Drafting TechniquesNotes for: THEA 251

THEA 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2.0
THEA 252- Design Presentation TechniquesNotes for: THEA 252

THEA 252

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
THEA 289- Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 289

THEA 289

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 270- Intro to Lighting DesignNotes for: THEA 270

THEA 270

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 280-Intro to Technical Direction for the TheatreNotes for: THEA 280

THEA 280

Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 482 - Technical Producaiton - Rigging Notes for: THEA 482

THEA 482

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 489 - Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 489

THEA 489

Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
THEA 251- Advanced DraftingNotes for: THEA 251

THEA 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
General Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 285- Intro to Sound DesignNotes for: THEA 285

THEA 285

Prerequisite- INART 258A or THEA 150
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 480- Advanced Topics in Technical Direction Notes for: THEA 480

THEA 480

Prerequisite: THEA 280
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 489 - Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 489

THEA 489

Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 434- Intro to DirectingNotes for: THEA 434

THEA 434

Prerequisite: THEA 114 or THEA 410; THEA 170 or THEA 180
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 485- Sound for Theatre ProductionNotes for: THEA 485

THEA 485

Prerequisite: THEA 100, THEA 150
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 480B- Advanced Topics in Tech ProductionNotes for: THEA 480B

THEA 480B

Prerequisite: THEA 381
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 489- Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 489

THEA 489

Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 454- Period Research for the TheatreNotes for: THEA 454

THEA 454

Prerequisite: BFA theatre arts candidacy or permission of instructor
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 470- Advanced Topics in LightingNotes for: THEA 470

THEA 470

Prerequisite: THEA 270
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 250- Intro to Scenic DesignNotes for: THEA 250

THEA 250

Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131 Prerequisite or concurrent: THEA 251
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 489- Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 489

THEA 489

Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 253- Scene PaintingNotes for: THEA 253

THEA 253

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
THEA 260 - Intro to Costume DesignNotes for: THEA 260

THEA 260

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 401- Theatre HistoryNotes for: THEA 401

THEA 401

Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 459-Theatre Portfolio Business PracticesNotes for: THEA 259

THEA 259

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2.0
THEA 489- Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 489

THEA 489

Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 480- Advanced Topics in Technical DirectionNotes for: THEA 480

THEA 480

Prerequisite: THEA 280
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 481- Stage and Production ManagementNotes for: THEA 481

THEA 481

Prerequisite: THEA 170, THEA 180
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 489- Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 489

THEA 489

Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 13.0

Additional Notes

Program minimum credits for major:  123

 

  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes:  

Change of Major Requirements:  A minimum grade point average of 2.0 and a successful review are required. 

Audition Requirements:  How to Apply

+Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

THEA 120
Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
THEA 201W
Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
THEA 280
Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 285
Prerequisite- INART 258A or THEA 150
THEA 480
Prerequisite: THEA 280
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 434
Prerequisite: THEA 114 or THEA 410; THEA 170 or THEA 180
THEA 485
Prerequisite: THEA 100, THEA 150
THEA 480B
Prerequisite: THEA 381
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 454
Prerequisite: BFA theatre arts candidacy or permission of instructor
THEA 470
Prerequisite: THEA 270
THEA 250
Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131 Prerequisite or concurrent: THEA 251
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 401
Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 480
Prerequisite: THEA 280
THEA 481
Prerequisite: THEA 170, THEA 180
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180