Mar 22, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Production Design Emphasis

The Production Design Emphasis is designed for students who are interested in a career as a professional costume, set, or lighting designers in theater and other performance mediums. The Production Design emphasis will prepare students to compete and succeed in the continually evolving world of entertainment direction, giving students the flexibility and skill sets needed to survive and work in a variety of entertainment positions. The B.F.A. degree creates a study of theatrical production and performance that includes theatre history, literature, criticism, analysis, contemporary trends, practical theatre process, and the exploration of theatre as an art form. Building on this foundation is a multi-disciplined approach to the production and performance of theatre with basic coursework in acting, directing, design, management, and the business of theatre. Completing the B.F.A. degree is a concentrated focus on coursework particular to costume, set, and light design. The objective of the Production Design emphasis is to prepare students for the diverse challenges of graduate studies and professional employment in a broad range of entertainment related careers.

General Education Core Requirement: 43-44 Hours

Production Design Requirements: 49 Hours

Theatre Elective Courses: 6 Hours

Free Elective Courses: 8 Hours

Total Required for the Program: 128-129 Hours