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B.S. in Dance

Core Curriculum Requirements (43-45 credits)

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Dance Core (43 credits)

Theory Requirements (18 credits)

  • DNCE 310 - Study in Somatics
  • DNCE 410 - Accompaniment for Movement (TH)
  • DNCE 465 - Dance Production (TH)
  • DNCE 470 - Methods of Teaching Dance (TH)
  • DNCE 480 - History and Philosophy of Dance (TH)
  • DNCE 481 - History and Philosophy of Dance (TH)

Technique Requirements (16 credits)

  • Eight semester hours of modern dance technique courses
  • Eight semester hours of classical dance technique courses

Composition Requirements (9 credits)

  • DNCE 120 - Dance Improvisation
  • DNCE 220 - Dance Composition
  • DNCE 320 - Choreographic Studies I
  • DNCE 420 - Choreographic Studies II

Dance Electives (6 credits)

All majors are required to complete nine additional semester hours of courses and may select courses from the following areas: technique, composition, and performance.

B.S. Degree Requirements and Dance Education Certification (21 credits)

  • HUMD 300 - Human Growth and Development: Birth through Adolescence
  • EDEF 320 - Introduction to Professional Education
  • DNCE 370 - Creative Dance for Children (TH)
  • EDUC 453 - Student Teaching: Grades K-12

Electives (5-7 credits)

Students should consult their advisors in selecting elective courses to complete the 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Total Credits Needed for Degree (120)