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

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- Intro to 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- Intro to DesignNotes for: THEA 152

THEA 152

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
INART 258A- Fundamentals of Digital Audio (GA)Notes for: INART 258A

INART 258A

Prerequisite: MUSIC 008 or concurrent enrollment in either MUSIC 131 or MUSIC 132
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or INART 258B- Fundamentals of Digital Audio (GA)Notes for: INART 258B

INART 258B

Concurrent enrollment in either MUSIC 131 or MUSIC 132
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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- DraftingNotes for: THEA 251

THEA 251

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

THEA 252

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.0
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 3

Course DetailsCredits
INART 050- The Science of Music (GN)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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
THEA 280- Intro to Technical DirectionNotes 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 485- Advanced Sound 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 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 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 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- 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
INART 055- History of Elecroacoustic Music (GA)Notes for: INART 055

INART 055

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
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 482- Technical Production - RiggingNotes for: THEA 482

THEA 482

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
THEA 484- Sound Recording TechniquesNotes for: THEA 484

THEA 484

Prerequisite: INART 258A or THEA 285
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 489- Theatre Production PracticumNotes for: THEA 489

THEA 489

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 405 - Theatre History: American TheatreNotes for: THEA 405

THEA 405

Prerequisite: THEA 100
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
INART 434- Introduction to DirectingNotes for: INART 434

INART 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
THEA 250- Intro 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
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 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 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 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 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
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
MUSIC 451- Computer Programming for MusiciansNotes for: MUSIC 451

MUSIC 451

Prerequisite: INART 258A, MUSIC 455 or permission of program
or Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
THEA 454- Period Research for the TheatreNotes for: THEA 454

THEA 454

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or THEA 408- History of American Musical TheatreNotes for: THEA 408

THEA 408

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
Gen Ed Course Selection

Gen Ed

3.0
Total credits 13.0

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:  

Alternates

MUSIC - Songwriting
MUSIC- Synthesis
MUSIC- Film Music
MUSIC- How Music Works
THEA- Music Theatre History / Period Styles

+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.

Footnotes

INART 258A
Prerequisite: MUSIC 008 or concurrent enrollment in either MUSIC 131 or MUSIC 132
INART 258B
Concurrent enrollment in either MUSIC 131 or MUSIC 132
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 280
Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131
THEA 485
Prerequisite: THEA 100, THEA 150
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 285
Prerequisite: INART 258A or THEA 150
THEA 481
Prerequisite: THEA 170, THEA 180
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 484
Prerequisite: INART 258A or THEA 285
THEA 485
Prerequisite: THEA 100, THEA 150
THEA 489
THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 405
Prerequisite: THEA 100
INART 434
Prerequisite: THEA 114 or THEA 410; THEA 170 or THEA 180
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 250
Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131 Prerequisite or concurrent: THEA 251
THEA 485
Prerequisite: THEA 100, THEA 150
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180
THEA 250
Prerequisite: THEA 130, THEA 131 Prerequisite or concurrent: THEA 251
MUSIC 451
Prerequisite: INART 258A, MUSIC 455 or permission of program
THEA 408
Prerequisite: THEA 100 or THEA 105
THEA 489
Prerequisite: THEA 160 or THEA 180