BA (120 credit hour) Major in Theatre - Bustles to Boardroom - Modern fashion from 1900 THEA 3403   Bustles to Boardroom - Modern fashion from 1900
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This is a mixed lecture and seminar-style survey course which will trace the development of dress through the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The lectures follow the evolution of human fashion from corsets and frock coats to the rise of modern subcultures and style tribes. Our emphasis will be on using primary sources to gain a solid understanding of the social and cultural importance of a variety of dress cultures, and the impact that dress had and continues to have in the modern world. This class is open to students in any undergraduate degree program, and it is part of the Costume Studies program.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Seminar

COREQUISITES: For BA in Theatre (Costume Studies): THEA 3451.03, THEA 3454.03, THEA 3455.03 For Diploma in Costume Studies: see course combinations in calendar.
PREREQUISITES: For BA in Theatre (Costume Studies) students: PERF 1000.03 and PERF 1002.03, THEA 1450 or THEA 1451.03 and THEA 1452.03, THEA 2011.03, THEA 2012.03, THEA 2400 or THEA 2401.03 and THEA 2402.03, THEA 2406 or THEA 2407.03 and THEA 2408.03, THEA 2412.03, THEA 2451.03. For Diploma in Costume Studies: see course combinations in calendar. For students in programs other than Costume Studies: a writing requirement course.
CROSS-LISTING: HIST 3403.03
EXCLUSIONS: THEA 3401.06, THEA 4400.06