Theatre Design, BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS

Communication, Architecture, + The Arts

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The BFA in Theatre Design is a very intense, full-time, demanding program offering specializations in scenic design, lighting design and costume design. Students work with award winning faculty designers in small group classes and one-on-one projects. The program includes Main Stage and Studio Theatre design opportunities, off-campus internships and a final senior project as well as workshops in resume and portfolio preparation. The Department of Theatre is a member of KCACTF (the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival) and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. Admission is by portfolio and interview only. For further details and portfolio review information please contact the Theatre Department Office at 305-348-2895 or visit the FIU Theatre website at www.fiu.edu.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen

You are considered a freshman when you have earned less than 13 college credits since your high school graduation. Credits earned in Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate programs do not affect your freshman status.

All Theatre majors are Selective Admissions programs. Students must meet the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits, Click here for the details, and must also participate in an audition/interview process. Click Here to see more specifics on the program's admissions process.

As the audition process is underway, you will be housed temporarily in Undergraduate Education pending the College's decision.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with more than 12 earned, approved credits

Transfer applicants must meet FIU admissions criteria and participate in an audition/interview process. Click Here to see more specifics on the program's admissions process.

As the audition process is underway, you will be housed temporarily in Undergraduate Education pending the College's decision.

Career Opportunities

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Wages & Employment Trends for Set and Exhibit Designers

Florida Median income $30,600
Florida rate of growth +10
National Median wages $50,300
National Projected growth +7%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/27-1027.00

Contact Information

CARTA Student Services and Advising Center
PCA 272
Miami, FL 33199
305-348-7500
CARTAADV@FIU.EDU