Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre (THRFA) Design and Technology Option: Costume Design Emphasis (123 min. credits)

Effective Fall 2005 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 001S- Freshman SeminarNotes for: THEA 001S

THEA 001S

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
THEA 100- The 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- Introduction to Theatre Scenic and Costume TechnologyNotes for: THEA 130

THEA 130

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 131- Intro 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 Foundations Notes for: THEA 152

THEA 152

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Gen Ed Course 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 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 270- Intro to Lighting DesignNotes for: THEA 270

THEA 270

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
DANCE 170- Conditioning for DancersNotes for: DANCE 170

DANCE 170

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
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 17.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 146- Intro to Theatrical MakeupNotes for: THEA 146

THEA 146

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2.0
THEA 261- Intro to Costume Construction TechniquesNotes for: THEA 261

THEA 261

Prerequisite: THEA 130
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 481- Intro to Stage 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 15.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 401- Theatre History I: Ancient to 1700Notes for: THEA 401

THEA 401

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 460- Advanced Topics in Costume DesignNotes for: THEA 460

THEA 460

Prerequisite: THEA 260, THEA 464
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 464- History of FashionNotes for: THEA 464

THEA 464

Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
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
Total credits 13.0

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 250- Introduction to Scene 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 454- Period Research for TheatreNotes for: THEA 454

THEA 454

BFA theatre arts candidacy or permission of instructor
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 461- Advanced Topics in Costume Construction and TechnologyNotes for: THEA 461

THEA 461

Prerequisite: THEA 261
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 465- History of Fashion IINotes for: THEA 465

THEA 465

Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
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
Total credits 16.0

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 280- Intro to Technical ProductionNotes for: THEA 280

THEA 280

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

THEA 459

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2.0
THEA 460- Advanced Topics in Costume DesignNotes for: THEA 460

THEA 460

Prerequisite: THEA 260, THEA 464
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 15.0

Semester 8

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 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 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

1.5
Total credits 14.5

Additional Notes

Total minimum credits required:  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.

+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.

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

Audition Requirements:  See "How to Apply"

 

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# 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 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 261
Prerequisite: THEA 130
THEA 481
Prerequisite: THEA 170, THEA 180
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 401
Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131 Prerequisite or concurrent: THEA 251
THEA 460
Prerequisite: THEA 260, THEA 464
THEA 464
Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 250
Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131 Prerequisite or concurrent: THEA 251
THEA 454
BFA theatre arts candidacy or permission of instructor
THEA 461
Prerequisite: THEA 261
THEA 465
Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 460
Prerequisite: THEA 260, THEA 464
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 285
Prerequisite: INART 258A or THEA 150
THEA 434
Prerequisite: THEA 114 or THEA 410; THEA 170 or THEA 180
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180