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THEA 228. Introduction to Costume Design. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture and 2 studio hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: THEA 227 or permission of instructor. Introduces students to the costume design process including: the techniques of drawing to aid in facilitating costume design, paperwork required of the costume designer, and costume sketching and painting techniques. Students will employ critical thinking in their evaluation of the costume design process and concurrently be introduced to the skills required in the design process through practical design projects.