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Major Requirements

We have recently made several updates to the Costume Technology requirements.

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Course descriptions and the previous curricular requirements can be found below.

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First YearHours
DES 111 DRAWING FOR DESIGNERS I 2
DES 286 FIGURE DRAWING FOR THEATRE 4
TEC 200 COSTUME TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCTION 4
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
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 220 TEXTILES FOR COSTUME PRODUCTION 4
TEC 310 COSTUME MANAGEMENT 4
Costume Construction I Sequence  
TEC 355 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION I: PATTERN DRAFTING 4
TEC 356 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION I: DRAPING 4
Costume Design I Sequence  
DES 244 COSTUME DESIGN I 4
DES 245 COSTUME DESIGN I 4
DES 246 COSTUME DESIGN I 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
Wig adn Makeup Design & Technology I  
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
Production Practice Sequence I  
TEC 271 TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE I 3
TEC 272 TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE I 3
TEC 273 TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE I 3
Third Year
Costume Technology Sequence III  
TEC 454 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION II: PERIOD COSTUMES 4
TEC 455 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION II: TAILORING 4
TEC 456 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION II: SPECIAL TOPICS 4
Production Practice Sequence II  
TEC 371 TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE II 4
TEC 372 TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE II 4
TEC 373 TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE II 4
Management Courses  
MGT 228 BUSINESS, ETHICS, AND SOCIETY 4
MGT 300 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 4
MGT 307 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 4
Fourth Year
Costume Technology Independent Study  
TEC 399 INDEPENDENT STUDY: TECHNICAL (taken three times, one per quarter ) 12
Production Practice and/or Internship  
Select two of the following: 8
TEC 471
TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
TEC 472
TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
TEC 473
TECHNICAL PRODUCTION PRACTICE III  
TEC 490
INTERNSHIP  
Theatre or Design/Tech Electives  
Select two courses in consultation with advisor 8
Non-theatre Electives  
Select two courses in consultation with advisor 8

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.