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PAPD 413 Advanced Scenic and Costume Design

Course Description: This capstone course capitalizes on the collaborate philosophy of the students' development throughout the program. Students design two assigned projects: one within their primary focus and the other in their secondary focus.

3 credits

PAPD 433 Advanced Lighting and Sound Design

Course Description: This capstone course capitalizes on the collaborate philosophy of the students' development throughout the program. Students design two assigned projects: one within their primary focus and the other in their secondary focus.

3 credits

PAPD 434 Projection Design

Course Description: This course offers a hands-on approach to the art of projection design. Students learn how to plan and execute a digital projection design, and how to configure and test media formats in a variety of display situations and venues.

3 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 231 Minimum Grade of C

PAPD 453 History of Cinema for Designers

Course Description: This course provides a survey of film history from its inception through the present. Geared to the designer, students review form and meaning in the film medium, the techniques of film, and their expressive uses and effects through the perspective of design and production. Films are considered in relation to the culture and society in which they were made.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

PAPD 471 Industry for Production and Design

Catalog Description: This course prepares students for the business side of the entertainment industry and what it takes to be a working designer and technician in New York and Los Angeles. Students learn how to prepare for interviews as well as general meetings with producers, directors, other designers and technicians and how to effectively market themselves.

3 credits

PAPD 472 Seminar and Portfolio

Course Description: This course guides students to develop, enhance, and present their professional portfolio and to hone their ability to see themselves objectively as a designer and artist. Emphasis is placed on preparing the student to present him- or herself as an industry professional and to support that claim through the clear, distinctive, and thorough presentation of the portfolio.

3 credits

PAPD 473 Scenic and Costume Practicum III

Course Description: This course provides students with practical experience in scenic and costume design by offering the opportunity to design a production in the student's area of focus. This is the final course in a series of three practicum courses. This course level allows the student to apply design skills with minimal faculty oversight in the expectation that the student designer will proactively develop his or her own artistic voice through the experience and manage the design process autonomously.

1 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 273 Minimum Grade of C

PAPD 474 Lighting and Sound Practicum III

Course Description: This course provides students with practical experience in lighting and sound design by offering the opportunity to design a production in the student's area of focus. This is the final course in a series of three practicum courses. This course level allows the student to apply design skills with minimal faculty oversight in the expectation that the student designer will proactively develop his or her own artistic voice through the experience and manage the design process autonomously.

1 credits

Prerequisites

PAPD 273 Minimum Grade of C