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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Design and Production 8 Semester Plan of Study 
  REQUIRED COURSES:  124 Credits for Degree
81 in Theatre Core and Design / Production, 43 in Electives and University Studies
 
  THEATRE CORE  (22 CREDITS)


 
TH131, Play Analysis
TH141, Acting I
TH242, Theatrical Make-up
TH255, History of Style
TH321, Directing I
TH335, History of Theatre & Drama I
TH336, History of Theatre & Drama II
Technical Theatre - Choose One From:
 TH 151 Fundamentals of Lighting
 TH 152 Costume Construction
 TH 154 Scenic Construction
 

       
  DESIGN REQUIREMENTS AND ELECTIVES  (59 CREDITS)
   
Theatre Lab: Main Stage
  TH 115, 215, 315, 415,  (8 credits)
Choose 2 from the following:  (6 credits)
  TH135, Elements and Principles of Design
  TH151, Fundamentals  of Stage Lighting
  TH152, Costume Construction
  TH154, Scenic Construction
TH491, Cornerstone Project (3 credits)
TH496, Capstone Project (3 credits)
Drama Literature / Theory / Criticism (9 credits)
Theatre / Dance Elective (3 credits)
Art History Elective at 300 Level


 
Choose 7 from the following:  (21 credits)
  TH109 Drawing for Theatre
  TH220 Sound for Theatre
  TH221 Rendering Techniques
  TH251 Drafting Techniques
  TH252 Scenic Design for  Theatre
  TH351 Costume Design
  TH352 Lighting Design for Theatre
  TH354 Costume History
  TH356 Special Topics in Costume
  TH358 Special Topics in Stage Lighting
  TH451 Theatre Props
  TH452 Scenic Painting
  TH453 Technical Direction
 
 TYPICAL 8 SEMESTER SEQUENCE:      *SEQUENTIAL COURSES*
 
 FRESHMAN YEAR
 
 AUTUMN SEMESTER    SPRING SEMESTER
● *Critical Writing, Reading, and Research I*
● *University Seminar*
● *Play Analysis*
● *Design Studio*
● *Costume Construction or Fundamentals of
    Lighting*
● Theatre Lab: Mainstage


                                   15 CREDITS
   ● *Critical Writing, Reading,
     and Research II*
 ● Quantitative Reasoning
 ● *Scenic Construction*
 ● *Design Studio*
 ● *Elements and Principles of Design*
 ● Theatrical Make-up
 ● Theatre Lab: Mainstage

                                   16 CREDITS
 
 SOPHOMORE YEAR
     
 AUTUMN SEMESTER    SPRING SEMESTER
● *US Studies IN250 or IN251*
● Natural Science with Lab
● *Fundamentals of Lighting or Costume
   Construction*
● Acting I
● Art History or
   Oral Communication CO200 / CO242
● Theatre Lab: Mainstage
                                   17 CREDITS
   ● *US Studies IN251 or IN250*
 ● *Design Studio*
 ● Drama Literature, Theory, Criticism Elective
 ● History of Style
 ● Oral Communication CO200 / CO242 or
    Art History
 ● Theatre Lab: Mainstage

                                   16 CREDITS
 
 JUNIOR YEAR
     
 AUTUMN SEMESTER
   SPRING SEMESTER
● *Global Studies IN350 or 1st Culture /
    Language*
● *Design Studio*
● History of Theatre & Drama I
● Drama Lit / Theory / Crit Elective or
   Cornerstone Project
● Open Elective
● Theatre Lab: Mainstage
                                   16 CREDITS
   ● *1st Culture / Language or Global Studies
    IN350*
 ● *Design Studio*
 ● History of Theatre & Drama II
 ● Cornerstone Project or
    Drama Lit / Theory / Crit Elective
 ● Open Elective
 ● Theatre Lab: Mainstage
                                   16 CREDITS
 
  SENIOR YEAR
 
 AUTUMN SEMESTER   SPRING SEMESTER 
● 2nd Culture / Language Option
● *Design Studio*
● Directing I
● Theatre Elective
● Theatre Lab: Mainstage
                                   13 CREDITS
   ● Capstone Project
 ● *Design Studio*
 ● Drama Literature, Theory, Criticism Elective
 ● Open Elective
 ● Theatre Lab: Mainstage
                                   13 CREDITS 
 
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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
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