Production Design Concentration, Scene Design (BFA)

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The Production Design Concentration is open to students in the Scene Design major at The Theatre School. Six classes or 24 credits are required. The concentration builds on the traditional curriculum for the Scene Design major, and adds 6 classes from School of Cinematic Arts (SCA), which can either be added onto the full curriculum, or can be substituted for the required design electives, or 1 of the drawing/rendering electives. Students take requirements and electives from the following list of SCA classes, or other classes can be considered and approved by advisor. Students may start the sequence in their second year of the Scene Design major. Students must notify their advisor of their intention to pursue this concentration and must receive advisor approval to do so.

Required Courses:

Course Title Quarter Hours
FILM 110DIGITAL CINEMA PRODUCTION I (FORMERLY DC 210)4
FILM 251CINEMATOGRAPHERS AT WORK (FORMERLY DC 276)4
FILM 270PRODUCTION DESIGN (FORMERLY DC 321)4
FILM 279VISUAL DESIGN (FORMERLY DC 376)4
FILM 370ADVANCED PRODUCTION DESIGN (FORMERLY DC 331)4
Choose one of the following: 2-4
PRE-PRODUCTION WORKSHOP (FORMERLY DC 379)
ADVANCED PRODUCTION DESIGN (FORMERLY DC 331)

Other Approved Electives:

Course Title Quarter Hours
INTRO TO VISUAL DESIGN
GRAPHIC DESIGN I
STORYBOARDING AND NARRATIVE DEVELOPMENT
FILM PHILOSOPHY (FORMERLY DC 227)
MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION (FORMERLY DC 311)