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Major Requirements

First Year

  • Technical Drawing Sequence I:
    • TEC 151 Technical Drawing I
    • TEC 152 Technical Drawing I
    • TEC 153 Technical Drawing I
  • Principles of Design Sequence:
    • DES 141 Principles of Design
    • DES 142 Principles of Design
    • DES 143 Principles of Design
  • History of Dramatic Literature Sequence (Arts and Literature Requirement):
    • THE 204 History of Dramatic Literature
    • THE 205 History of Dramatic Literature
    • THE 206 History of Dramatic Literature
  • Additional Courses:
    • DES 111 Drawing for Designers I
  • Production Assignments (three quarters):
    • TEC 107 Theatre Crew

Second Year

  • Projection Design Sequence I:
    • DES 254 Projection Design I
    • DES 255 Projection Design I
    • DES 256 Projection Design I
  • Projection Technology Sequence:
    • TEC 211 Projection Technology
    • TEC 212 Projection Technology
    • TEC 213 Projection Technology
  • Additional Courses:
    • DES 484 Photoshop for Designers
    • ANI 201 Animation I
    • ANI 150 After Effects Workshop
  • Production Assignments (two quarters):
    • DES 271 Design Production Practice I
    • DES 272 Design Production Practice I

Third Year

  • Projection Design Sequence II:
    • DES 354 Projection Design II
    • DES 355 Projection Design II
    • DES 356 Projection Design II
  • Theatrical Collaboration Sequence:
    • DES 641 Theatrical Collaboration
    • DES 642 Theatrical Collaboration
    • TEC 320 Technical Collaboration
  • Survey of the Arts for Theatre Sequence:
    • THE 381 Survey of the Arts for Theatre
    • THE 382 Survey of the Arts for Theatre
    • THE 383 Survey of the Arts for Theatre
  • Production Assignments (two quarters):
    • DES 371 Design Production Practice II
    • DES 372 Design Production Practice II

Fourth Year

  • Projection Design Sequence III:
    • DES 454 Projection Design III
    • DES 455 Projection Design III
    • DES 456 Projection Design III
  • Production Assignments and/or Internship (three quarters):
    • DES 471 Design Production Practice III
    • DES 472 Design Production Practice III
    • DES 490 Design Internship

Additional Courses (completed during 3rd and 4th year)

Design Electives - Select three courses from the following list:
  • DES 241 Scene Design I
  • DES 242 Scene Design I
  • DES 243 Scene Design I
  • DES 247 Lighting Design I
  • DES 248 Lighting Design I
  • DES 249 Lighting Design I
  • DES 208 Sound Design I
  • DES 209 Sound Design I
  • DES 210 Sound Design I
  • DES 244 Costume Design I
  • DES 245 Costume Design I
  • DES 246 Costume Design I
  • Additional design/technology courses with approval of advisor and instructor
Media Electives - Select two courses (or 8 credit hours) from the following list:
  • DES 285 Media for Designers
  • DES 286 Life Drawing
  • DES 384 Rendering for Designers
  • GD 150 Illustrator
  • GD 152 InDesign Workshop
  • ANI 155 Cinema 4D Workshop
  • ANI 260 Motion Graphics
  • VFX 200 Introduction to Visual Effects
  • ANI 220 Storyboarding and Narrative

Open Electives

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