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BA in Dance Curriculum

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Audition Required

Course Number Course Name Credit
Dance Technique Courses:
DAN 122 Global Dance Forms 2
DAN 231 Intermediate Modern Dance: Theory and Technique 2
DAN 232 Intermediate Jazz Dance: Theory and Technique 2
DAN 234 Intermediate Ballet Dance: Theory and Technique 2
DAN 331 Advanced Modern Dance: Theory and Technique 2
DAN 332 Advanced Jazz Dance: Theory and Technique 2
DAN 334 Advanced Ballet Dance: Theory and Technique 2
Subtotal Credits: 14
Dance History Courses:
DAN 250W Modern Dance History 3
DAN 260 Classical Ballet History 3
DAN 375 World Dance 3
DAN 233W Liturgical Dance History and Practice or
DAN 365 Black Dance History 3
Subtotal Credits: 12
Creative Process/ Performance Courses:
DAN 340 Dance Repertory 2
DAN 385 Dance Improvisation 3
DAN 386 Dance Composition 3
DAN 435 Choreographic Project 3
Subtotal Credits: 11
Dance Education Courses:
DAN 103 Movement and Rhythms for Children or 2
FA 300W Arts Integration in the Classroom 3
DAN 345 Methods and Techniques of Dance Instruction 3
Subtotal Credits: 5-6
Independent Work:
DAN 410 Senior Seminar 3
DAN 440 Senior Project/ Performance 0
Subtotal Credits: 3
Additional Courses Required:
DAN 100 Introduction to Dance Studies 3
DAN 310 Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology 3
Subtotal Credit Hours: 6
Total Credit Hours: 51-52
Recommended Courses:
DAN 355 Methods of Teaching Beginner and Intermediate Pointe 3
DAN 395 Field Experience 1-3
DAN 495 Internship 2-12

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