The Design and Technology Option is intended for the student who wishes to pursue a career in design or technical theatre. Areas of concentration include sound, scenic, costume, lighting, and hair and makeup.
Our low student-to-faculty ratio encourages the individuality of each designer and technician. Students receive personalized, hands-on advising and mentoring in both design and technology from a faculty of working professionals who provide unique perspectives and bring real-world experience into the classroom.
This undergraduate-only program that allows students to engage in every aspect of a production with coursework that focuses on the whole theatre artist: design theory and technical skills are equally valued. The curriculum offers the following:
All theatre students also complete a strong core of liberal arts courses. The Design and Technology Option requires 64 semester hours of credit.
Please click on the links below to learn more about the Design Technology Curriculum and the Design Technology 8 semester student plan:
For complete information on program requirements, please consult the Ball State University Undergraduate Catalog or contact the Department of Theatre and Dance.
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