Multimedia Performing Arts, B.F.A. (60 Credit Major)

The interdisciplinary Major in Multimedia Performing Arts leads to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (B.F.A.). The major provides training in multimedia performing arts including dance, theatre, and film. 

The required courses and credits are distributed as follows:

Core Requirements (24)

Credits
THE 205Voice and Diction for the Stage

2

THE 208Acting I

3

THE 235Stagecraft

3

 

DNC 225Tools for Digital Storytelling

3

Or

THE 225Tools for Digital Storytelling

3

 

DNC 220Movement for Actors and Dancers

3

Or

THE 220Movement for Actors and Dancers

3

 

DNC 323Improvisation

3

Or

THE 323Improvisation

3

 

DNC 425Devised Multimedia Performance

3

Or

THE 425Devised Multimedia Performance

3

 

DNC 4950Multimedia Performing Arts Project

1

Or

THE 4950Multimedia Performing Arts Project

1

1 credit selected from:

Credits
THE 200Theatre Workshop: Acting/Directing

1 (can be repeated for up to 2 credits).

DNC 209Dance Workshop

1 (may be repeated for up to 2 credits).

2 credits selected from:

Credits
THE 201Theatre Workshop: Scenery/Properties

1

THE 202Theatre Workshop: Costume/Wardrobe

1

THE 203Theatre Workshop: Lighting/Sound

1

THE 204Theatre Workshop: Stage Management

1

 

DNC 306Multimedia Production Workshop

1

Or

THE 306Multimedia Production Workshop

1

 

DNC 307Multimedia Post-Production Workshop

1

Or

THE 307Multimedia Post-Production Workshop

1

Dance Track (36 credits)

Credits
DNC 345Choreography and Improvisation

3

DNC 420Dance History

3

DNC 445Advanced Student Performance Workshop

1 (may be repeated for up to 3 credits)

3 credits selected from:

Credits
DNC 252World Dance Principles

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

DNC 352Special Topics in World Dance

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

3 credits selected from:

Credits
DNC 322Urban Dance I

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

DNC 3210Hip Hop

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

DNC 422Special Topics in Urban Dance II

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

4 credits selected from:

Credits
DNC 201Ballet Principles I

2 (may be repeated for up to 4 credits)

DNC 202Ballet Principles II

2 (may be repeated for up to 4 credits)

DNC 302Intermediate Ballet

2 credits (may be repeated for up to 4 credits)

DNC 303Ballet Principles III

2 (may be repeated for up to 4 credits)

6 credits selected from:

Credits
DNC 211Modern Dance Principles I

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

DNC 212Modern Dance Principles II

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

DNC 311Intermediate Modern Dance

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

DNC 411Advanced Modern Dance

3 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

1 credit selected from:

Credits
DNC 304Technique Workshop: Ballet

1 (may be repeated for up to 2 credits)

DNC 362Technique Workshop: World

1 (may be repeated for up to 2 credits)

DNC 412Technique Workshop: Modern

1 (may be repeated for up to 2 credits)

DNC 4210Technique Workshop: Urban Dance

1 (may be repeated for up to 2 credits)

Electives (12 credits) Selected in Consultation with an Advisor

Credits
Any 200-, 300- or 400-level DNC (except DNC 235)

Any 200-, 300- or 400-level THE (except THE 241)

Any of the following FTS courses:

FTS 215Camera and Lighting

3

FTS 224Editing

3

FTS 226Audio Production

3

It is recommended that students take DNC 235 or THE 241 to fulfill a General Education Requirement. DNC 235 and THE 241 may not count as electives within the Multimedia Performing Arts BFA

Theatre Track (36 credits)

Credits
THE 211Play Analysis

3

THE 305Advanced Voice and Diction

2

THE 309Digital Storytelling

3

THE 326History of the Theatre I

3

THE 331Acting II

3

THE 335Directing I

3

THE 344Acting for the Camera

3

THE 348Performing Arts Management

3

3 credits selected from:

Credits
THE 238African American Theatre

3

THE 243Queer Theatre

3

THE 327History of The Theatre II

3

THE 443Contemporary World Theatre

3

DNC 420Dance History

3

THE 3280History of Musical Theatre

3

3 credits selected from:

Credits
THE 370Theatre Internship

3

THE 314Advanced Stage Management

3

THE 449Working in the Performing Arts

3

THE 492Research Project in Theatre

3

Or

Credits
THE 4951Honors Multimedia Performing Arts Project

3

Electives (7 credits) Selected in Consultation with an Advisor

Credits
Any 200-, 300- or 400-level DNC (except DNC 235)

Any 200-, 300- or 400-level THE (except THE 241)

Any of the following FTS courses:

FTS 215Camera and Lighting

3

FTS 224Editing

3

FTS 226Audio Production

3

It is recommended that students take DNC 235 or THE 241 to fulfill a General Education Requirement. DNC 235 and THE 241 may not count as electives within the Multimedia Performing Arts BFA