Wayne State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Design & Technical Theatre Sample Plan of Work

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Freshman fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 1111 Fundamentals of  Theatre 3
THR 1211 Acting I or THR 1121 Play Analysis 3
THR 1411 Scn/Cost or THR 1461 Lgt/Mgt 3
THR 1451 Makeup (last name A-K only) 1
ENG 1020 College Writing (BC)* 3
COM 1010 Basic Speech (OC) 3
     
    15-16
Freshman Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 1451 Makeup (last name L-Z only) 1
THR 1211 Acting 1 or THR 1121 Play Analysis 3
THR 1461 Lgt/Mgt or THR 1411 Scn/Cost 3
  Science w/o Lab (LS or PS) 3
  Social Science (SS) 3
  Visual & Performing Art (VP) 3
     
    15-16
Sophomore fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2581-87 Theatre Studio 1
THR 5841 Theatre History I 3
  Fund. Req (Voice/Movement or Intro Design or Applied Theatre) # 3
  Science w/Lab (LS or PS) 5
  Intermediate Composition (IC) 3
     
    15
Sophomore Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 2587 Theatre Studio: Production 1
  Design 1 (Scenery/Costuming/Lighting/SM) % 3
  Design/Tech Elective 3
  History & Dramatic Lit Elective 3
  Critical Thinking (CT) 3
  Philosophy & Letters (PL) 3
     
    16
Junior fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 3570 Tech Theatre Problems 2
THR 5811 Dev. of Drama I 3
THR 5993 Writing Intensive (with THR 5811) 0
  Design/Tech Elective 3
  Design/Tech Elective 3
  Historical Studies (HS) 3
     
    14
Junior Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 3570 Tech Theatre Problems 2
THR 5812 Dev. of Drama II 3
  Design 2 (Scenery/Costuming/Lighting/SM)% 3
  Design/Tech Elective 3
  Foreign Culture (FC) 3
     
    14
Senior fall
Course # Course name Cr
THR 3570 Tech Theatre Problems 2
  Design/Tech Elective 3
  Design/Tech Elective 3
  Theatre Elective 3
  American Society & Institutions (AI) 4
     
    15
Senior Winter
Course # Course name Cr
THR 3570 Tech Theatre Problems 2
THR 4995 Capstone ^ 3
  Design/Tech Elective 3
  Theatre Elective 3
  General Electives 4
     
    15

Theatre majors must complete BC by 45 credits; OC and IC by 60 credits; CT by 75 credits (transfer students will have standards set upon entry)

*English ACT of 20 or lower must first take ENG 1010.

% THR 2611/THR 5311/THR 5321/THR 5331

^ Must be on track with degree and have completed BC, IC, OC, and CT reqs prior to Capstone