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Typical Sequence of Courses

B.A. in Theatre Arts: Design and Production* (129 credits)

Freshman Year

Courses Credits
THE 104, 105 Technical Theatre Practices 1 & 2 3
ART 5 Drawing *required for Costume, Scenic or Lighting artists only 3
THE 101 Introduction to Drama 3
THE 103 Design Concepts for Visual Artists 3
THE 113, 115, 171, or 129 Scene, Lighting, Costume or Sound Design 3
THE 204, 205 Department Contracts 0

Sophomore Year

Courses Credits
THE 108 Drafting 3
THE 113, 115, 171, or 129 Scene, Lighting, Costume or Sound Design 3
THE 141 Classical Theatre Seminar 3
THE 142 Modern Theatre Seminar 3
THE 110 Stage Management 3
THE 113, 115, 171, or 129 Scene, Lighting, Costume or Sound Design 3
THE 121, 122 Acting *required for Stage Managers only 6
THE 106 Acting *required for Designers and Technicians only 3
THE 116 Lighting Technology *not required for Costumers 3
THE 128 Sound Technology *not required for Costumers  3
THE 130 Makeup and Mask *required for Costumers only 3
THE 172 Intermediate Costume Construction *required for Costumers only 3
Theatre Elective 3
2 Department Contracts 0

Junior Year

Courses Credits
THE 113, 115, 171, or 129 Scene, Lighting, Costume or Sound Design 3
THE 119 Stagecraft *not required for Costumers 3
THE 143 Shakespeare in Performance 3
THE 149 History of Style 3
THE 150 Stage Combat *required for Stage Managers only 3
THE 161, or 162 Intermediate Design Seminar *not required for Stage Managers 3
THE 173 Patterning *required for Costumers only 3
ART 111 Life Drawing *required for Costumers only 3
ART 59 Survey of World Art 1  
ART 60 Survey of World Art 2  3
THE 131 Directing  3
2 Production Labs (1 cr. per semester)  2
2 Department Contracts  0

Senior Year

Courses Credits
THE 117 Scenic Painting *Not required for Stage Managers or Costumers 3
THE 163, or 164 Adv. Design Seminar *Not required for Stage Managers 3
ARM 64 Theatre Management *required for Stage Managers only 3
ARM 68 Legal Aspects of the Arts and Entertainment Industry*required for Stage Managers only 3
Theatre Elective *required for Sound artists only 3
2 Production Labs (1 cr. per semester) 2
2 Department Contracts 0
Departmental Requirements 82
Liberal Arts Core Requirements 41
Electives 6

Total credits 129