General Theatre Upper Division Requirements (64 Units)
Literature, History, Criticism
Course Code
TFDP 100
TFDP 120A

TFDP 120B

TFDP 120C

Course Name
Play Analysis
Literature and History of the Theatre: The Classical Period through the Italian Renaissance
Literature and History of the Theatre: The Elizabethan Period through the Nineteenth Century
Literature and History of the Modern and Contemporary Theatre
Units
4
4

4

4
Twelve (12) units from:
TFDP 121
TFDP 122
TFDP 124A
TFDP 124B
TFDP 125(E-Z)
TFDP 126A
TFDP 126B
TFDP 127
TFDP 191(E-Z)
Or any other course in dramatic literature approved by the Chair
World of the Play
Theatre for Social Change
American Theatre, 1900-1945
American Theatre, 1945-Present
History of the Theatre
History of Dress
History of Dress
Theories of the Modern Theatre
Seminar in Theatre
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Performance, Direction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Design, and Theatre Technology
TFDP 101
TFDP 102

TFDP 109

Introduction to Design
Production Techniques for Theatre, Film, and Television
Acting: The Process
4
4
4

4
Twelve (12) units from:
TFDP 110A
TFDP 110B
TFDP 111A
TFDP 111B
TFDP 111C
TFDP 112
TFDP 113(E-Z)
TFDP 132
TFDP 133
TFDP 135
TFDP 141
TFDP 142
TFDP 143
TFDP 144
TFDP 145
TFDP 150A
TFDP 150B
TFDP 164A/CRWT 164A
TFDP 164B/CRWT 164B
TFDP 164C/CRWT 164C
TFDP 166A/CRWT 166A/FVC 166A
TFDP 166B/CRWT 166B/FVC 166B
TFDP 166C/CRWT 166C/FVC 166C
TFDP 176/ANTH 128/AST 128/DNCE 128/MUS 128
TFDP 180
Acting: Fundamentals
Acting: Techniques
Acting: Shakespeare and the Power of Language
Acting: Acting with Facts and Playing with Truth
Acting: Acting for Camera
Voice for Actors
Movement for Actors and Performers
Lighting Design for Theatre, Film, and Television
Scene Design for Theatre, Film, and Television
Costume Design for Theatre, Film, and Television
Drafting and Rendering for Theatre, Film, and Television
Costume Construction
Scene Painting
Makeup for Theatre, Film, and Television
Computer-Aided Design (CAD) for Theatre, Film, and Television
Directing
Directing
Beginning Playwriting
Intermediate Playwriting
Advanced Playwriting
Screenwriting: Introduction
Screenwriting: Outline to First Draft
Screenwriting: Rewrites and Writing for Television
Performing Arts of Asia
Theatre Practicum
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Production

Twelve (12) units of THEA 170 with two (2) units from each of the following areas: sets, costumes, and lighting/sound. Six of these units must be taken in residence.


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Writing for the Performing Arts (66 Units)
Course Code
TFDP 100
TFDP 101
TFDP 109
TFDP 170
Course Name
Play Analysis
Introduction to Design
Acting: The Process
Advanced Dramatic Production
Units
4
4
4
4
Literature, History, Criticism, 16 units from
CPLT 146
CPLT 149
ENGL 117A
ENGL 117B
ENGL 117C
ENGL 117T
ENGL 129A
ENGL 129B
ENGL 129C
TFDP 120A
TFDP 120B
TFDP 120C
TFDP 121
The Development of Classical Modern Drama
Shakespeare: History
Shakespeare: Comedy
Shakespeare: Tragedy
Topics in Shakespeare
English and American Drama: Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
English and American Drama: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama
English and American Drama: Modern British and American Drama
Literature and History of the Theatre: The Classical Period through the Italian Renaissance
Literature and History of the Theatre: The Elizabethan Period through the Nineteenth Century
Literature and History of the Modern and Contemporary Theatre
World of the Play
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Performance, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Production, 24 units from
TFDP 164A
TFDP 164B
TFDP 164C
TFDP 166A
TFDP 166B
TFDP 166C
Beginning Playwriting
Intermediate Playwriting
Advanced Playwriting
Screenwriting: Introduction
Screenwriting: Outline to First Draft
Screenwriting: Rewrites and Writing for Television
4
4
4
4
4
4
Twelve (12) additional units from
CRWT 172
TFDP 110A
TFDP 110B
TFDP 150A
TFDP 150B
TFDP 165A
TFDP 165B
TFDP 198I
Advanced Fiction Workshop
Acting: Fundamentals
Acting: Techniques
Directing
Directing
Plays in Production
Plays in Production
Individual Internship in Theatre (1-12)
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
1-12

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Film Making (72 Units)

Basic Courses, 16 units from:

Course Code
TFDP 101
TFDP 102
TFDP 109
TFDP 170
Course Name
Introduction to Design
Production Techniques for Theatre, Film, and Television
Acting: The Process
Advanced Dramatic Production
Units
4
4
4
4
Literature, History, Criticism, 16 units from
CPLT 146
CPLT 149
ENGL 117A
ENGL 117B
ENGL 117C
ENGL 117T
ENGL 129A
ENGL 129B
ENGL 129C
TFDP 120A
TFDP 120B
TFDP 120C
TFDP 121
The Development of Classical Modern Drama
Shakespeare: History
Shakespeare: Comedy
Shakespeare: Tragedy
Topics in Shakespeare
English and American Drama: Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
English and American Drama: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama
English and American Drama: Modern British and American Drama
Literature and History of the Theatre: The Classical Period through the Italian Renaissance
Literature and History of the Theatre: The Elizabethan Period through the Nineteenth Century
Literature and History of the Modern and Contemporary Theatre
World of the Play
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Film Making, 20 units from
TFDP 155
TFDP 156A
TFDP 156B
TFDP 157
Introduction to Digital Film Production
Digital Film Production
Digital Film Production
Introduction to Film Editing
5
5
5
5
Screenwriting, 12 units from
TFDP 166A
TFDP 166B
TFDP 166C
Screenwriting: Introduction
Screenwriting: Outline to First Draft
Screenwriting: Rewrites and Writing for Television
4
4
4
8 additional units from:
CRWT 172
TFDP 110A
TFDP 110B
TFDP 150A
TFDP 150B
TFDP 163
TFDP 165A/CRWT 167A
TFDP 165B/CRWT 167B
TFDP 167

TFDP 168
TFDP 169
TFDP 198I

Advanced Fiction Workshop
Acting: Fundamentals
Acting: Techniques
Directing
Directing
Writing the Short Film
Plays in Production
Plays in Production
Writing for Television: Creating the One-Hour Series Drama
Writing for the Family Audience
Rewriting the Script
Individual Internship in Theatre
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

4
4
1-12


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Theatre Minor, (20 units)
Course Code
TFDP 100
TFDP 101
TFDP 109
Course Name
Play Analysis
Introduction to Design
Acting: The Process
Units
4
4
4
Four (4) units from:
TFDP 170
Advanced Dramatic Production
2
(This 2-unit course must be taken twice, in two different areas, 2 units of which must be in residence.)
One 4-unit upper-division course selected from the department’s Literature, History, Criticism area or the Performance, Direction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Design, and Theatre Technology area.

For additional information see minors under the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences in the Colleges and Programs section of the General Catalog.