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Theatre Design and Technical Production Minor

School of Arts and Sciences

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This is one option for a minor in our Theatre Major. Other options to consider are linked here.

Curriculum

  • Theatre Design and Technical Production Minor
  • 21 Units
  • THR 211: Computer Aided Design
  • 3
This course will introduce students to the application of computer hardware and software for the theatre including instruction and practice in computer aided design (CAD), computer rendering, and 3D modeling. A lab fee of $50 is required. Offered in alternate years.
  • THR 251: Introduction to Theatre
  • 3
This course will provide an overview of the various conventions, forms, styles, and genres of the theatre including principles of play analysis and exploration of theatre criticism from dramaturgical, literary, and cultural perspectives through the thematic discussions of representative contemporary plays. There may be an additional charge for required field trips.
  • THR 311: Stagecraft
  • 3
Through hands-on experiences this course will introduce the practical application of theatrical design principles including techniques and practices of technical organization, set construction, lighting preparation, costume construction, makeup application, and sound preparation. Field trips (additional charge) and participation in on-campus production required. A lab fee of $50 is required for this course. Prerequisite: Thr 251 or consent of instructor.
  • THR 321: Introduction to Theatrical Design
  • 3
As an introduction to the theories and principles of theatrical design this course will emphasize the holistic and scenographic approach while exploring set, lighting, costume, makeup, and sound design with director/designer collaboration. Field trips and participation in on-campus production required. A lab fee of $50 is required. Prerequisite: Thr 251 or consent of instructor.
  • THR 323: Period Styles of Design
  • 3
Through a survey of historical periods and design styles as they are applied to theatre this course will include an examination of architecture, costumes, furniture, interiors, lighting, ornament, and stage scenery. A lab fee of $50 is required. Offered in alternate years.
  • Choose two of the following courses:
  • THR 325: Scenic Design
  • 3
This course will study scenography, covering the design of stage settings and properties including further development of drafting skills for the theatre. A lab fee of $50 is required. Offered in alternate years.
  • THR 327: Lighting and Sound Design
  • 3
This course will look at the designing of theatrical lighting, sound, and the practical application of these designs to the stage. A lab fee of $50 is required. Offered in alternate years.
  • THR 329: Costume Design
  • 3
Through the design of theatrical costumes and accessories expressed through color renderings this course will include an overview of the history of costume. A lab fee of $50 is required. Offered in alternate years.
 

Current students, please note: The requirements listed here may not reflect the most current courses for this major and may not be the requirements for the catalog year you are following to complete your major. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for official requirements you must meet to qualify for a degree.


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