Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre (THRFA) Design and Technology Option: Scenic Design Emphasis (120 credits minimum)

Effective Fall 2005 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 1- First Year SeminarNotes for: THEA 1

THEA 1

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

THEA 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 130- Intro 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 Theatre 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: THEA152

THEA152

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
General Education Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 120 - Acting INotes for: THEA 120

THEA 120

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

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 Producation PracticumNotes for: THEA 289

THEA 289

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

Gen Ed

3.0
General Education Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 15

Semester 3

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 270- Introduction to Lighting DesignNotes for: THEA 270

THEA 270

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
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 401- Theatre History I: Ancient to 1700Notes for: THEA 401

THEA 401

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

THEA 489

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

Gen Ed

3.0
General Education Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 250- Intro to Scene DesignNotes for: THEA 250

THEA 250

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 402- Theatre History II: from 1700 to presentNotes for: THEA 402

THEA 402

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

THEA 489

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

Gen Ed

3.0
General Education Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 13.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 280- Intro to Technical Direction Notes for: THEA 280

THEA 280

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
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 450- Advanced Topics in Scene DesignNotes for: THEA 450

THEA 450

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 453- Advanced Scene PaintingNotes for: THEA 453

THEA 453

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
THEA 489 - Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 489

THEA 489

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

Gen Ed

3.0
General Education Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 6

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

THEA 285

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 454- Period StylesNotes for: THEA 454

THEA 454

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

THEA 489

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

Gen Ed

3.0
General Education Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 13.0

Semester 7

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 450- Advanced Topics in Scene DesignNotes for: THEA 450

THEA 450

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 453- Advanced Scene PaintingNotes for: THEA 453

THEA 453

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
THEA 459- Theatre Portfolio & Business PracticesNotes for: THEA 459

THEA 459

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

THEA 489

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

Gen Ed

3.0
General Education Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
THEA 465- History of Fashion IINotes for: THEA 465

THEA 465

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

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 434- Introduction to DirectingNotes for: THEA 434

THEA 434

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

THEA 489

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

Gen Ed

3.0
General Education Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 16.0

Additional Notes

Total minimum credits required:  120

  • 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:  

*Substitute for THEA 464

++Substitute for THEA 260

+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:  "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.

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