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Bachelor of Fine Arts/Dance Performance (B.F.A.)

The Bachelor of Fine Arts/ Dance Performance requires completion of 66 credit hours in dance tech­nique courses and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements

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B. Required Technique Courses: 66 credit hours

Ballet – 24 cr. hours (8 semesters)

DAN 250                                        3 cr.         Ballet I                                  

DAN 251                                        3 cr.         Ballet II 

DAN 350                                        3 cr.         Ballet III

DAN 351                                        3 cr.         Ballet IV

DAN 380                                        3 cr.         Ballet V        

DAN 381                                        3 cr.         Ballet VI        

DAN 450                                        3 cr.         Ballet VII

DAN 451                                        3 cr.         Ballet VIII

Modern – 16 cr. hours (8 semesters)

DAN 270                                        2 cr.         Modern I

DAN 271                                        2 cr.         Modern II

DAN 370                                        2 cr.         Modern III

DAN 371                                        2 cr.         Modern IV

DAN 390                                        2 cr.         Modern V

DAN 391                                        2 cr.         Modern VI

DAN 470                                        2 cr.         Modern VII

DAN 471                                        2 cr.         Modern VIII    


Jazz – 4 cr. hours  

DAN 377                                        1 cr.         Jazz

Including – 22 cr. hours      

DAN 201                                        2 cr.         Dance/Theatre/Performance I         

DAN 202                                        2 cr.         Dance/Theatre/Performance II

DAN 301                                        2 cr.         Dance/Theatre/Performance III

DAN 302                                        2 cr.         Dance/Theatre/Performance IV               

DAN 252                                        1 cr.         Contemporary Partnering I

DAN 352                                        1 cr.         Contemporary Partnering II

DAN 272                                        1 cr.         Dance Improvisation

DAN 273                                        2 cr.         Dance Composition I

DAN 400                                        2 cr.         Dance Composition II 

DAN 190 or 376                             1 cr.         Elementary or Intermediate/Advanced Tap

DAN 346                                        1 cr.         Teaching Theory

DAN 307 or 310                             1 cr.         Pointe/Variations or Men’s Technique

DAN 379                                        1 cr.         Ethnic/World Dance Forms                          

DAN 496                                        3 cr.         Senior Seminar

C. Related Required Courses: 23 credit hours

DAN 275                                        2 cr.        History of Dance I

DAN 276                                        3 cr.         History of Dance II

MUS101                                         3 cr.         Fundamentals of Music

DAN 161                                        3 cr.         Fundamentals of Acting

DAN 266                                        3 cr.         Production Technology

BIO 141                                         3 cr.         Nutrition thru the Life Cycle

BIO 257                                         4 cr.         Anatomy and Physiology  

ART 211  or                                   2 cr.         Introduction to Computer Graphics: Imaging

ART 221                                                        Introduction to Computer Graphics: Graphic Design

D. Electives

8 credit hours of elective studies




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