THEA-150: Stagecraft

School
Liberal Arts
Department
Performing Arts
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Theatre
Course Number
150
Course Title
Stagecraft
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
ENG-093 and/or ENG-081 eligible
Catalog Course Description

Offers a basic survey of the major techniques and theories of scenography used in the modern theatre.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Design concepts
  2. Determining design elements
  3. Design styles
  4. Tools and materials
  5. Sketching, working drawings, design, and drafting
  6. Presenting designs
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Describe designs concepts.
  2. Analyze a script for its scenographic needs.*
  3. Demonstrate major design styles.
  4. Apply design elements in the creation of design projects.
  5. Define basic terminology, equipment, and supplies.
  6. Examine concepts and applications of design.*
  7. Design a scale floorplan.*

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement
  1. Quizzes
  2. Midterm
  3. Final exam
  4. Projects

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

Determined by department.

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2015
ILT Approval Date
04/20/2015
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
05/04/2015