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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 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN 4
DES 142 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN 4
DES 143 PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN 4
Three Quarters of Theatre Crew  
TEC 107 THEATRE CREW (three quarters) 6
Second Year
TEC 255 COSTUME CRAFTS: GENERAL CRAFTS 4
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
History of Costume, Hair, and Makeup Sequence  
DES 260 HISTORY OF COSTUME, HAIR AND MAKEUP 1 4
DES 261 HISTORY OF COSTUME, HAIR AND MAKEUP 2 4
Costume Design Sequence  
DES 244 COSTUME DESIGN I 4
DES 245 COSTUME DESIGN I 4
DES 246 COSTUME DESIGN I 4
Collaboration Sequence  
DES 641 THEATRICAL COLLABORATION 3
DES 642 THEATRICAL COLLABORATION 3
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
TEC 310 COSTUME MANAGEMENT 4
Costume Design II Sequence  
DES 344 COSTUME DESIGN II 4
DES 345 COSTUME DESIGN II 4
DES 346 COSTUME DESIGN II 4
Survey of the Arts for Theatre Sequence  
THE 381 SURVEY OF THE ARTS FOR THEATRE 4
THE 382 SURVEY OF THE ARTS FOR THEATRE 4
THE 383 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
Costume Design III Sequence  
DES 444 COSTUME DESIGN III 4
DES 445 COSTUME DESIGN III 4
DES 446 COSTUME DESIGN III 4
Select two Design Electives chosen in consultation with your department head (electives must be between 2-4 credit hours) 4-8
Select three Drawing Electives chosen in consultation with your department head 9
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 and/or Internship  
Select two of the following: 8
DES 471
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
DES 472
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
DES 473
DESIGN PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
DES 490
DESIGN INTERNSHIP  
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