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Major Requirements

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Major Requirements

Course Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First YearHours
DES 286 FIGURE DRAWING FOR THEATRE 4
TEC 200 COSTUME TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCTION 4
TEC 254 COSTUME CRAFTS:DYING AND PAINTING 4
TEC 354 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION I: INTRODUCTION 4
Drawing for Designers Sequence:  
DES 111 DRAWING FOR DESIGNERS I 2
DES 112 DRAWING FOR DESIGNERS II 2
History of Dramatic Literature Sequence (Arts and Literature Requirement):  
THE 204 HISTORY OF DRAMATIC LITERATURE 4
THE 205 HISTORY OF DRAMATIC LITERATURE 4
THE 206 HISTORY OF DRAMATIC LITERATURE 4
Wig and Make-up Design & Technology Sequence:  
DES 215 WIG & MAKEUP DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY 1 4
DES 216 WIG & MAKEUP DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY 1 4
DES 217 WIG & MAKEUP DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY 1 4
Principles of Design Sequence:  
DES 141 ELEMENTS OF DESIGN 4
DES 142 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN 4
DES 143 SCRIPT ANALYSIS 4
Three Quarters of Theatre Crew  
TEC 107 THEATRE CREW (three quarters) 6
Second Year
TEC 255 COSTUME CRAFTS: GENERAL CRAFTS 4
Theatrical Collaboration Sequence:  
DES 641 THEATRICAL COLLABORATION 3
DES 642 THEATRICAL COLLABORATION 3
Rendering for Designers Sequence:  
DES 384 RENDERING FOR DESIGNERS I 3
DES 385 RENDERING FOR DESIGNERS II 3
DES 386 RENDERING FOR DESIGNERS III 3
Costume Construction I Sequence:  
TEC 355 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION I: PATTERN DRAFTING 4
TEC 356 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION I: DRAPING 4
Costume Design Sequence:  
DES 244 COSTUME DESIGN I 4
DES 245 COSTUME DESIGN I 4
DES 246 COSTUME DESIGN I 4
Production Practice I Sequence:  
DES 271 DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE I 3
DES 272 DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE I 3
DES 273 DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE I 3
Third Year
TEC 256 COSTUME CRAFTS: MILLINERY 4
TEC 220 TEXTILES FOR COSTUME PRODUCTION 4
History of Costume, Hair and Makeup:  
DES 260 HISTORY OF COSTUME, HAIR AND MAKEUP 1 4
DES 261 HISTORY OF COSTUME, HAIR AND MAKEUP 2 4
Costume Design II Sequence:  
DES 344 COSTUME DESIGN II 4
DES 345 COSTUME DESIGN II 4
DES 346 COSTUME DESIGN II 4
Survey Sequence:  
THE 381 SURVEY OF THE ARTS FOR THEATRE 4
THE 382 SURVEY OF THE ARTS FOR THEATRE 4
Production Practice II Sequence:  
Select two of the following: 8
DES 371
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE II  
DES 372
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE II  
DES 373
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE II  
Fourth Year
DES 486 PORTFOLIO PREPARATION 3
DES 490 DESIGN INTERNSHIP 5
Costume Design III Sequence:  
DES 444 COSTUME DESIGN III 4
DES 445 COSTUME DESIGN III 4
DES 446 COSTUME DESIGN III 4
Design Electives chosen in consultation with your department head 6
Figure Drawing Elective 4
Choose one course from the following list:  
ART 218
FIGURE DRAWING  
ART 318
ADVANCED FIGURE DRAWING  
ART 338
FIGURE DRAWING IN CONTEXT  
DES 290
PORTRAITURE FOR THE WIG AND MAKEUP ARTIST  
Production Practice III  
Select one of the following: 5
DES 471
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
DES 472
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
DES 473
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
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