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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dance, B.A.

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The School of Theatre and Dance offers a B.A. in dance. A dance major must fulfill degree and major requirements.

Degree and Major Requirements

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Foreign Language classes (intermediate level required) 0-14 Credit Hours 2
  • Philosophy course (in addition to General Education  courses 3 Credit Hours
  • University electives 14-28 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (listed below) 48-49 Credit Hours

1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
2 The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by successful completion of the second semester of the intermediate level of the student’s chosen language (typically 232) or by placing out of that language through the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures’ placement test.

Total: 120 Credit Hours

Major Requirements

All students pursuing a B.A. degree in dance must complete the core requirements.

Core Courses

Total: 8-9 Credit Hours

Program Requirements

Technique Courses

Two semesters for a total of four credits:

The student is required to complete 10 credits in modern and four credits in ballet technique, with placement to be assessed in conference with dance faculty. Modern, ballet and jazz technique classes all have an advanced level course in the curriculum. The requirements listed above are the minimum level expected of dance major students. Most majors will take additional technique courses as university electives throughout their study in the dance program.

Two semesters for a total of four credits:

One semester for a total of two credits:

Select four credits from the following courses:

Total: 48-49 Credit Hours

Recommended Schedule for Dance Majors

Fourth Year

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