Dance B.A. - Pre-Dance Therapy

Bachelor of Arts - Dance; Pre-Dance Therapy Concentration

College of the Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits: 61-67

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Note: There is an Admission Audition that prospective majors must pass during the first year to continue in the program.

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

Lower-Division Core

24-27

Upper-Division Core

8

Pre-Dance Therapy Concentration

29-32

Total Hours

61-67


Lower-Division Core

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 24-27 total credits required.

Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

DANC 165A

Dance Forms: African

3

DANC 194

Seminar: First Year

1

DANC 200A

Contemporary Modern II

4 (course must be repeated once)

DANC 220

Creative Practice I

2

DANC 295

Student Teaching: Children's Dance

1

Total Hours

11

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Modern Experience I

Note: DANC 200A may be taken only once to fulfill this subcategory.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 5-6 credits in the following courses (two semesters):

DANC 200A

Contemporary Modern II

DANC 300

Contemporary Modern III

DANC 400

Contemporary Modern IV

Total Hours

5-6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Ballet Experience I

Note: DANC 110A may be taken only once to fulfill this subcategory.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 4-5 credits in the following courses (two semesters):

DANC 110A

Introduction to Ballet

DANC 210A

Ballet II

DANC 310

Ballet III

DANC 410

Ballet IV

Total Hours

4-5

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Jazz Experience I

Note: DANC 115A may be taken only once to fulfill this subcategory.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 4-5 credits in the following courses (two semesters):

DANC 115A

Introduction to Jazz Dance

DANC 215A

Jazz Dance II

DANC 315

Jazz III

Total Hours

4-5

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 8 total credits required.

Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

DANC 334

Dance History

3

DANC 494

Junior/Senior Seminar

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Junior Project

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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

DANC 399

Junior Creative Research Project

1

Total Hours

1

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Senior Project

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

DANC 499

Senior Thesis/Creative Project

1

Total Hours

1

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Pre-Dance Therapy Concentration

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 29-32 total credits required.

Psychology Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

PSYX 100S

Intro to Psychology

3

PSYX 330

Child Development

3

PSYX 340

Abnormal Psychology

3

Complete one of the following courses:

3

PSYX 120

Intro to Psychological Research Methods

PSYX 233

Fundamentals of the Psychology of Aging

PSYX 250N

Fundamentals of Biological Psychology

PSYX 360

Social Psychology

PSYX 362

Multicultural Psychology

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Dance Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

DANC 345

New Visions Dance

1

DANC 360L

World Dance

3

DANC 380

Science of Dance Movement

3

DANC 406

Dance as a Healing Art

2

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Dance Electives

Note: Art, Media Arts, Music, and/or Theatre courses may count toward these required electives with approval from advisor.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete two of the following courses:

DANC 108A

Dance Forms

DANC 225

Rehearsal & Performance

DANC 227

Community Dance Initiatives

DANC 320

Creative Practice II

DANC 327

Advanced Rehearsal and Performance

THTR 202

Stagecraft I

THTR 220

Acting I

Total Hours

2-5

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Cultural, Social and Behavioral Competency Courses

Note: Courses should be selected based on areas of interest in consultation with an advisor.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 6 elective credits in any of the following subject areas:

AAST

African American Studies

ANTY

Anthropology

COUN

Counseling

EDEC

Education

HTH

Health

NASX

Native American Studies

NEUR

Neuroscience

PSYX

Psychology

SOCI

Sociology

WGSS

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-