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Theatre and Dance

Bachelor of Arts in Dance

Bachelor of Arts in Dance 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication See approved list;
3
    Technology See approved list; 3
    Intensive Writing Met in major with DANT 386 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity Met in major with DANA course 0
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives See approved list;

3

Historical Perspectives Met in major with DANT 385

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives*

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators

3

  3 hours met in major  
Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  If 2 courses taken, must be in two

(3-8)

  different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth

 

Subtotal   37-43
*No more than two courses in the major may count toward requirements in these areas
 
Dance Major Courses (C- or better in each course required)

54

DANA 111 Modern Dance IA

1

DANA 112 Modern Dance IB

1

    DANA 185 Dance Technique Conditioning Lab (6 semesters)

0

DANA 211 Modern Dance IIA

1

DANA 212 Modern Dance II B

1

DANA 311 Modern Dance IIIA

1

DANA 312 Modern Dance IIIB

1

DANA 121 Ballet IA

1

DANA 122 Ballet IB

1

DANA 221 Ballet IIA

1

DANA 222 Ballet IIB

1

DANA 251 or 252 Jazz Technique I or II

1

DANA 258 World Dance Forms

1

DANA 442 Senior Thesis Showcase

1

DANA 443 and/or 444 Dance Prod: Practicum and/or Dance Perf: Practicum

3

DANT 110 Introduction to Dance

1

DANT 200 Improvisation

1

DANT 201 Choreography I

3

    DANT 205 Music for Dance 3
DANT 301 Choreography II

3

DANT 372 Dance Kinesiology

3

DANT 385 Dance Hist: Primitive Cult through 19th Cent

3

DANT 386 Dance History: 1900 to Present

3

DANT 432 Careers and Current Trends in Dance

3

DCED 342 Dance Pedagogy: Modern, Jazz, Ballet

3

THRT 115 Introduction to Production

3

    Electives selected from DANA, DANT, DCED, or 200-level and above VPAS 9
Minor   

15-24

General Electives   0-14
Total  

120

Note:  No more than 36 hours in any one subject (or course designator) may apply to the BA degree.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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