Costume Studies, Diploma in two years - The Aesthetics of Historical Dress b THEA 4408   The Aesthetics of Historical Dress b
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This is a continuation of THEA 4407.03. This course examines the aesthetics of historical dress, tracing the evolution of changing silhouettes and historical pattern design throughout the eighteenth and/or nineteenth centuries. The student will learn to carry out material-culture and textual analyses of historical source material with a view to re-creating the character and dress of the eighteenth and/or nineteenth centuries. This course stresses research and academic skills, along with applied skills. Primary research forms a significant component of this course. This course is part of the Costume Studies Program.
NOTES: THEA 4407.03 and THEA 4408.03 must be completed within the same academic year.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

PREREQUISITES: THEA 4407.03 and permission of the Instructor.
EXCLUSIONS: THEA 3405.06, THEA 4406.06