Theatre Design and Production
Theatre Design and Production is for students who desire a program of study intended to provide pre-professional training in design, technology, and/or management career in the entertainment industry. Working as part of a team, students learn to communicate and collaborate in a creative environment. The major consists of theatre core classes, specialized training, and related required courses to complete the liberal arts education. Upon completion, the student may pursue a career in the theatre or related areas, or explore advanced training and/or graduate study.
All liberal arts majors prepare students with the skills identified as contributing to managerial success: communicating and listening well, possessing insights into others, creative/critical thinking, problem solving, and the ability to make connections across complex ideas.
Plan of Study
Related Career Interests
Careers in Theatre Design and Production
- Lighting Designer
- Costume Designer
- Production Staff
- Scene Designer
Transfer to Theatre Design and Production
Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.
Minimum GPA: 2.2
Contact InformationUndergraduate Student Recruitment Office