May 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre Design and Production, Costume Design Emphasis (B.F.A.)


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Cheryl Yancey, Associate Professor of Theatre
Ruebush Hall, Room 127-B, (540) 545-7247, [email protected]

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Production curriculum is designed for the talented artist who wishes to prepare for a professional career in theatre design and production. The curriculum provides a balance of academic theatre studies with practical production experience as well as a strong base of liberal arts studies, which will enable students to think and perform creatively, and communicate effectively both as theatre professionals and as members of a global society.

Program Outcomes

Students completing the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Production will be able to:

  • design, develop and complete collaborative projects appropriate to their discipline and career goals;
  • demonstrate an ability to analyze dramatic literature and its performance/production in cultural and historical contexts; and
  • conceive and execute design and production work on fully produced theatrical productions.

Course and Credit Requirements


1st year – Fall


Total: 15.5 credits


1st year – Spring


Total: 15 credits


2nd year – Fall


Total: 14.5 credits


2nd year – Spring


Total: 16.5 credits


3rd year – Fall


Total: 16 credits


3rd year – Spring


Total: 16 credits


4th year – Fall


Total: 13 credits


4th year – Spring


Total: 16 credits


Degree Total: 122.5 credits


*Minimum grade of “C” required.

+ Theatre Design and Production Electives – Select two from: THDP 210 Stage Management I , THDP 310 Stage Management II , THDP 321 Special Topics in Production, THDP 331 Special Topics in Costuming, THDP 351 CAD for the Stage , THDP 360 Theatre Sound , THDP 410 Production Management, THDP 460  Sound Design and Effects, THDP 490 Production Collaboration, and THDP 491 Theatre Design and Production Internship.

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