Dec 13, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre, Technical Theatre Concentration, B.A.


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Curriculum Requirements


The Technical Theatre concentration aims to develop a general base of technical and creative abilities necessary for a profession in theatrical production. Students are trained to become artful, creative, collaborative, and skillful technicians who integrate engineering and artistic techniques with theatrical settings. Major courses and competencies include computer-aided design, stage lighting, light and scenic design, stage management and production planning.

1. 120 Semester Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. Student must successfully repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshman and sophomore years: complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study. Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110  and ENG 1210 .

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


  • Student must show satisfactory performance and progress as a member of a technical crew on each departmental production during the freshman and sophomore year
  • Student must show satisfactory performance in a major technical responsibility on each departmental production during the junior and senior year  
  • (Major technical responsibilities: Set, Lighting or Sound design, duties as Technical Director, Stage Manager, Crew Chief, Master Electrician or Master Carpenter)
  • Student must maintain an acceptable portfolio
  • Student must attend all Production/Major’s Lab meetings

Program Notes:


Each major must fulfill the following:

  • Audition for at least one show annually
  • (Performance concentration majors must audition for every show)
  • Work in a technical capacity for at least one show annually
  • Stage manage at least one show before graduating
  • Work with costume or make-up design for at least one show before graduating
  • Attend all workshops

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


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