UMD Department of Theatre

The B.F.A. stage management emphasis is designed for those students seeking professional training or an intensive course of study and practical application in the area of stage management. The following is a suggested example plan for the B.F.A. Theatre, Design/Tech Management Emphasis program. It does not contain the liberal education requirements, and is in accordance with the UMD catalog.

B.F.A. Theatre, Stage Mngt. Emphasis, Example Curriculum

WRIT 1120 College Writing (3)

SSP 1000 UMD Seminar (1)

TH 1801 Elements of Theatre (3)

COMM 1222 Interpersonal Communications (3)

HLTH 1700 First Responder (3)

LIB ED Course

Freshmen Year

Fall

WRIT 1120 College Writing (3)

TH 1112 Acting I (3)

TH 1301 Stagecraft (5) or

TH 1401 Costume Construction I (5) or

TH 1501 Stage Lighting I (4)

LIB ED Course

LIB ED Course

Spring

TH 0901 BFA Qualifying Presentation (0)

TH 1301 Stagecraft (5) or

TH 1401 Costume Construction I (5) or

TH 1501 Stage Lighting I (4)

TH 1451 Stage Makeup (3)

TH 2801 Play Analysis (3)

SM Elective (1)

LIB ED Course

LIB ED Course

Sophomore Year

Fall

TH 1301 Stagecraft (5) or

TH 1401 Costume Construction I (5) or

TH 1501 Stage Lighting I (4)

TH 1601 Stage Management (3)

SM Elective (3)

LIB ED Course

LIB ED Course

Spring

TH 3201 Stage Direction (3)

TH 4801 History of Theatre I (3)

HLTH 1700 First Responder (3)

TH Practicum (3)

SM Elective (3)

LIB ED Course

LIB ED Course

Junior Year

Fall

TH 3331 Scene Design (3) or

TH 3441 Costume Design I (3)

TH 4802 History of Theatre (3)

TH Practicum (2)

SM Elective (3)

Elective

LIB ED Course

Spring

WRIT 3110 Advanced Writing (3)

TH 4351 Portfolio Prep & Presentation (3)

TH Practicum

SM Elective (3)

Elective

Senior Year

Fall

TH 2801 Play Analysis (3) or

TH 3802 Script Analysis (3)

TH 3331 Scene Design (3) or

TH 3441 Costume Design I (3)

TH Practicum

SM Elective (3)

Elective

Spring

*SFA Requirement:
1 course from the
following (also meets
a Lib Ed requirement):

Music:
MU 1001 Intro to Music (3),
MU 1111 Survey of American Music (3)


Art & Design:
ART 1001 Art Today (3),
ART 1000 Intro to Art (3),
ARTH 1303 History of World Art I (3), ARTH 1304 History of World Art II (3)