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THEA 047A: Fundamentals of Costume Design

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the function of theatrical costume and the contribution to the total aesthetic effect of a dramatic production. Design research and principles, costume organization, pattern and construction techniques, sewing equipment use and maintenance, and the function of costume personnel in production work are introduced as a means of developing the individual student's design capabilities, skills, and discipline in costuming.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
  • C-ID: THTR 174 - Introduction to Stage Costume or Fundamentals of Costume Design
Last Updated 7/19/23