B.F.A. in production design

Available at:  
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 35 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • DSGN 208 Storyboarding Essentials
  • — Studio elective

General education: 55 hours

  • ARLH 206 Modern Architecture I: 1750-1900*
  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • ARTH 207 20th-century Art*
  • CINE 275 History of Cinema
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications†
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications†
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • ENGL 142 Foundations of Story
  • — General education elective‡
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective‡
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective‡

Major curriculum: 80 hours

  • FILM 100 Digital Film Production: Story to Screen
  • PROD 103 Introduction to Entertainment Design
  • PROD 220 Illuminating the Narrative
  • PROD 221 Designing the Environment
  • PROD 222 Dressing the Persona
  • PROD 303 Interpreting the Script
  • PROD 313 Digital Rendering for Entertainment
  • SOEA 333 Professional Practice for Entertainment Arts
  • SOEA 560 Collaborative Experiences in Entertainment Arts§
  • —  ANIM, ELDS, FILM, IDUS, MOME, MTJW, PROD, SDGM, SNDS, SOEA, TECH, TELE, THED or VSFX elective, or CLC 580 Collaboration§
  • —  ANIM, ELDS, FILM, IDUS, MOME, MTJW, PROD, SDGM, SNDS, SOEA, TECH, TELE, THED or VSFX elective, or CLC 580 Collaboration§

Choose one concentration to complete the major curriculum:

Costume design

  • PROD 302 Costume Design Techniques
  • PROD 322 Character Interpretation for Costume in Film and Television
  • PROD 402 Applications of Costuming
  • PROD 422 Costume Design Studio: Research and Exploration
  • PROD 472 Costume Design Senior Project
  • — ACCE, FASH, FIBR, FURN, ILLU, MTJW, PROD, SDGM, SOEA or THED elective

Lighting design

  • PROD 314 Computer-aided Entertainment Design
  • PROD 320 Illuminating the Full Story: Process and Techniques
  • PROD 350 Standards and Specifications for Lighting
  • PROD 419 Lighting Design Studio: Digital Visualization and Programming
  • PROD 470 Lighting Design Senior Project
  • — FILM, ILLU, MOME, PNTG, PROD, SDGM, SEQA, SOEA or THED elective

Set design and art direction

  • PROD 304 Technical Drawing for Entertainment
  • PROD 314 Computer-aided Entertainment Design
  • PROD 321 Advanced Concepts in Art Direction for Film and Television
  • PROD 421 Scenic Design Studio: Digital Visualization and Documentation
  • PROD 471 Set Design and Art Direction Senior Project
  • — ARCH, ARLH, ELDS, FILM, FURN, GRDS, IDUS, ILLU, INDS, ITGM, PROD, SCPT, SDGM, SEQA, SOEA, THED or VSFX elective

Theme parks and attractions

  • ELDS 205 Computer-aided Product Design#
  • ELDS 225 Electronic Design I: Digital Communication for the Building Arts#
  • PROD 304 Technical Drawing for Entertainment
  • THED 305 Designing for Interactive Entertainment
  • THED 425 Theme Park Master Plan: Storytelling on a Grand Scale
  • PROD 475 Themed Entertainment Senior Project
  • — ARCH, ARLH, DWRI, FILM, GRDS, IDUS, ILLU, INDS, PROD, SCPT, SDGM, SEQA, SOEA or THED elective

Additional electives: 10 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Choose one of these two courses.
‡ Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
§ Choose one course.
# Choose one of these two courses.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.