Bachelor of Fine Arts: Design/Technical Production
This degree provides you with a well-rounded liberal education as well as vigorous training in the areas of scenic, costume, lighting, and technical production.
The training you receive in this program is designed to prepare you for entry-level position in professional theatre, television, film, or other entertainment arts industries or to pursue further education at a graduate school.
Training in this program emphasizes a diverse combination of knowledge and skills. We encourage you to cultivate strong analytical skills based on knowledge of:
- dramatic literature
- world culture
- the arts and humanities
Additional attention is focused on developing proficiencies in painting, drawing, and computer and other technical skills.
By working on actual theatre productions, you will learn the work ethic and time management skills needed for success in this field. A fundamental mission of this program is to teach you high professional standards and encourage you to think creatively. Read the learning outcomes for the degree in Design/Technical Production.
- scene designer
- costume designer
- sound designer
- lighting designer
- technical director
Application to this program
A separate application and portfolio review is required for acceptance into the Design/Technical Production Major. The acceptance process for both new and transfer students includes an interview and analysis of the overall artistic and academic record, and determination of the potential for success throughout the course of study.