Dance B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Dance

College of Visual & Perf Arts

Degree Specific Credits: 51

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: There is an Admission Audition which prospective majors must pass during the first year to continue in the program. All students must take DANC 194 prior to auditioning for the major.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

BA Dance Major LD Core24
Required Courses
Costuming Experience
Ballet Experience I
Jazz Experience I
BA Dance Major UD Core20-21
Required Courses
Modern Experience I
Junior Project
Senior Project
BA Dance Major Electives7-12
Technique Experience II
Elective Courses
Total Hours51-57

BA Dance Major LD Core

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories.

24 Total Credits Required

Required Courses

Rule: All courses are required.

DANC 165ADance Forms: African2
DANC 200AContemporary Modern II2
DANC 220ACreative Practice I3
THTR 102AIntroduction to Theatre Design3
THTR 106ATheat Prod I: Run Crew1
Total Hours11

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Costuming Experience

Rule: Select 1 of the 2 options.

Note: For THTR 107A choose one from these four sections:

  • Section 02: Costume Shop on MW,
  • Section 03: Light Shop on MW,
  • Section 05: Costume Shop on TR, or
  • Section 06: Light Shop on TR.
Select one of the following:3
Theat Prod I: Constr Crew (Section 02, 03, 05 or 06)
Int Costume Construction
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Ballet Experience I

Rule: 6 credits required at or above the listed level.

DANC 110AIntroduction to Ballet2
Total Hours2

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Jazz Experience I

Rule: 4 credits required at or above the listed level.

DANC 115AIntroduction to Jazz Dance2
Total Hours2

Minimum Required Grade: C-


BA Dance Major UD Core

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories.

20 Total Credits Required

Required Courses

Rule: All courses are required.

DANC 305Contact Improvisation2
DANC 334Dance History3
DANC 494Junior/Senior Seminar3
Total Hours8

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Modern Experience I

Rule: 9 credits required at or above the listed level.

DANC 300Contemporary Modern III3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Junior Project

Rule: Students must complete project for graduation.

Note: Junior projects must be planned with the student's project advisor and all journals and papers will be submitted to that advisor.

DANC 399Jr Creat/Research Proj1
Total Hours1

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Senior Project

Rule: Students must complete project for graduation.

DANC 499Senior Thesis/Creative Project2-3
Total Hours2-3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


BA Dance Major Electives

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

6 Total Credits Required

Technique Experience II

Rule: 4 or 6 credits required at or above the listed level.

Note: Select 1 of the 3 options.

Select 4-6 credits from the following:4-6
Jazz Dance II
Contemporary Modern III
Ballet III
Total Hours4-6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Rule: 3-6 credits required.

Note: Select 2 of the 8 options.

Select two of the following:3-6
Student Teaching: Children’s Dance
Creative Practice II
World Dance
Science of Dance Movement
Dance as a Healing Art
Dance Pedagogy
Methods: Tchng Movmnt in Schls
Acting I
Total Hours3-6

Minimum Required Grade: C-