Winthrop University: Majors and More - Bachelor of Arts in Dance

Majors and More

Theatre and 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 with DANT 201  
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
different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth
(3-8)
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 121 Ballet IA
1
DANA 122 Ballet IB
1
DANA 211 Modern Dance IIA
1
DANA 212 Modern Dance II B
1
DANA 221 Ballet IIA
1
DANA 222 Ballet IIB
1
DANA 251 & 252 Jazz Technique I or II
2
DANA 258 World Dance Forms
1
DANA 311 Modern Dance IIIA (2 semesters)
2
DANA 312 Modern Dance IIIB (2 semesters)
2
DANA 442 Senior Thesis Showcase
1
DANA 443 and/or 444 Dance Prod: Practicum and/or Dance Perf: Practicum
4
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: Origins and Traditions
3
DANT 386 Dance History: Contemporary Eras
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 VPAS 200-level and above 3
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.

Last Updated: 6/30/21