MFA Lighting Design curriculum centers on developing critical and practical skills with coursework that includes lessons in immersive lighting design, AutoCAD, digital rendering and vector works, and strategies for live performance. Students are taught how to understand the physiological and psychological effects of light in addition to other scientific principles of phenomenology.
All coursework is designed to help each student help shape a distinct, original and personal voice and defining aesthetic, as evidenced in production work and professional-level Lighting Design portfolio.
Lighting Design MFA candidates are required to pass a Graduation Review to complete the Program and obtain the MFA degree.
Detailed curriculum and academic requirements can be found in the online course catalog.
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