Dance Major, B.A.

Required Core Courses (20-21 credits)

DANC 201Dance History

3

DANC 223Improvisation

2

DANC 241Choreography I

2

DANC 341Choreography II

2

DANC 441Choreography III

2

DANC 495Senior Seminar

2

PFMA 100Field Experience

0

PFMA 301Performing Arts Seminar

3

PFMA 495BSenior Seminar

1

One of the following two courses

DANC 222Anatomy, Physiology, and Somatics

3

BIOL 209Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology

4

Required Technique Courses (16 credits)

Note: Technique courses are 1 credit each and are repeatable.

DANC 221Conditioning for Dancers

1

DANC 2/3/411Ballet

4

DANC 2/3/412Modern

4

Additional Dance Technique: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, or Modern

6

Note: Two dance technique courses must be taken for at least six semesters. Conditioning (DANC 211) must be taken by all enrolled first-year Dance majors. Two semesters of DANC 221 are required of all Dance majors.

Required Supporting Courses (12-13 credits)

THEA 120Introduction to Technical Theatre

3

One of the following four courses

THEA 102Theatrical Makeup

2

THEA 115Acting I

3

THEA 246Lighting Design I

3

THEA 247Costume Design I

3

One of the following three courses

DANC 231Musical Comedy

1

DANC 232World Dance Forms

1

DANC 233Social Dancing Workshop

1

Two of the following seven courses

DANC 451Criticism, Analysis, and Theory

3

DANC 452Dance Pedagogy

3

DANC 453Laban Movement Analysis

3

DANC 454Dance, Technology, and Design

3

DANC 455Professional Resources for Dancers

3

PFMA 365Seminar in Arts Administration

3