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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Theatre Arts

Undergraduate Programs

Option in Technical Theatre: Scenery/Costume/Lighting Design (120 units)

Lower Division Core:

Take all of the following courses:

  • THEA 101 Fundamentals of Script Analysis (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 111 Theatre Arts Showcase (1)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 114A Fundamentals of Acting (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 142 Elementary Stagecraft (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 146 Costume Crafts I (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 148 Stage Lighting I (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 201 Writing for the Theatre Arts (3)
    Prerequisite: ENGL 100.
  • THEA 221 History of Theatre and Drama to 1660 (3)
    Prerequisite: THEA 101 or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 222 History of Theatre and Drama Since 1660 (3)
    Prerequisite: THEA 221 or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 271 Stage Management (3)
    Prerequisites: None

Upper Division Core:

Take all of the following courses:

  • THEA 324I Theatre Today (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, one or more Explorations courses, and upper-division standing.
  • THEA 374 Fundamentals of Directing (3)
    Prerequisites: THEA 101 and 114A or consent of instructor.
  • THEA 426 Dramatic Theory and Criticism (3)
    Prerequisites: None

Take all of the following courses:

  • THEA 352 Foundations of Visual Expression (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 433 Design for Theatre (3)
    Prerequisites: THEA 142, 146, 148 or consent of instructor.

Take 15 units from the following courses:

  • THEA 144, 341, 342, 441, 442, 444, 446, 447, 448, 449, 476, 498.

All technical theatre majors will also fulfill four production requirements in order to graduate. This requirement is met through scene, lighting, sound, costume, or makeup design or assistant design; technical direction or assistant; prop master; master painter; stage management or assistant; cutter or stitcher; or by special assignments as approved by the faculty in the appropriate area.

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