Bachelor of Arts in Dance

Students in the BA in Dance must complete the Common Requirements and the courses listed below; a minimum of 120 hours is required for this degree.

Technique/Physical Practice18
DANC 160Beg Contemp Modern Tech Core (1-3 hours per enrollment, repeatable) 14
DANC 260Int Contemp Modern Tech Core (1-3 hours per enrollment, repeatable) 14
Choose from the following:10
DANC 160 Beg Contemp Modern Tech Core 1
Beginning Ballet Tech Core
Beginning Ballet Tech Elect
DANC 260 Int Contemp Modern Tech Core 1
Int Jazz Technique
Int Hip Hop Technique
Int Tap Dance Technique
Int Contemp Modern Tech Elect
Intermediate Ballet Tech Core
Intermediate Ballet Tech Elect
Yoga Practicum for Dancers
World Dance Forms
Int/Adv Contemp Mod Tech Core
Int/Adv Contemp Mod Tech Elect
Int/Adv Ballet Tech Core
Int/Adv Ballet Tech Elect
Alexander Tech for Dancers
Alexander Technique Practicum
Advanced Jazz Technique
Adv Hip Hop Technique
Adv Contemp Modern Tech Core
Adv Contemp Modern Tech Elect (Modern--variable credit)
Advanced Ballet Tech Core
Advanced Ballet Tech Elect (variable credit)
Creative Process/Performance and Production11
DANC 262Choreographic Process I2
DANC 362Choreographic Process II2
Choose 2 from the following Improvisation courses:
Contact Improv for Act/Mus/Dan
Advanced Improvisation
Contact Improv Act/Mus/Dan II
Choose 2 from the following Performance courses:2
Repertory Company
Perf Pract Student Works I
Performance in Grad Thesis I
Perf Pract November I
Perf Pract February I
Perf Pract Student Works II
Performance in Grad Thesis II
Perf Pract November II
Perf Pract February II (Variable)
Collaborative Performance
Choose 3 from the following Production courses:3
Production Practicum I
Production Practicum II
Dance Documentation (variable credits)
Production Practicum III
Production Practicum IV
Dance Academics18
Choose 6 hours from the following History courses:6
Intro to Contemporary Dance
Dance History
Dance History Seminar
Choose 12 hours from the following Theory/Pedagogy/History courses:12
DANC 441 Dance History Seminar, if not selected above
Dancing Black Popular Culture
Viewing Dance
Music Theory for Dancers
Introduction to Somatics
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
Teaching Workshop
Creative Dance for Children
Production in Dance
Undergraduate Open Seminar
Ind Study and Special Topics
Senior Capstone Project 23
Hours in non-Dance classes, chosen in consultation with an advisor15
Open electives as needed to total 120 hours minimum120
1

DANC 160 and 260 must be taken for at least 4 hours each but are repeatable beyond 4 hours.

2

 DANC 497, Senior Capstone Project, is a new course expected to be available by the start of the Fall, 2015 semester.