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Bachelor of Arts - Dance

For students entering in EVEN numbered Fall Years

First Year

Fall

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 1103 (or 3103), Jazz I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1105 (or 3105), Ballet I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1109 (or 3109), Modern I (or II) 1
DAN 1100, Dance Production Activities 1
DAN 2202, Improvisation 2
TH A 1303, Intro to Theatre & Dance 3
ENGL 1301, Ess. of Coll. Rhetoric 3
Mathematics/Logic Required Course 3
**Possible Elective (DAN 1106)  
TOTAL 13-14

Spring

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 3103 (or 4103), Jazz II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3105 (or 4105), Ballet II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3109 (or 4109), Modern II (or III) 1
DAN 1206, Musical Stage Dance 2
ENGL 1302, Advanced Coll. Rhetoric 3
Mathematics/Logic Required Course 3
Natural Lab Science Required Course 4
*Ind. or Group Behavior Required Course 3
   
TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 1103 (or 3103), Jazz I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1105 (or 3105), Ballet I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1109 (or 3109),Modern I (or II) 1
DAN 1100, Dance Production Activities 1
DAN 3208, Prin. of Choreography 2
*Oral Communication Required Course 3
Foreign Language Required Course 5
 POLS 1301, Amer. Govt., Org. 3
**Possible Electives (DAN 1101; 2209)  
TOTAL 15-18

Spring

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 3103 (or 4103), Jazz II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3105 (or 4105), Ballet II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3109 (or 4109), Modern II (or III) 1
DAN 3313, Dance History 3
Foreign Language Required Course 5
*POLS 2302 or Required POLS Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
**Possible Electives (DAN 1108; 3206)  
   
TOTAL 15-18

Third Year

Fall

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 1103 (or 3103), Jazz I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1105 (or 3105), Ballet I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1109 (or 3109), Modern I (or II) 1
DAN 1100, Dance Production Activities 1
TH A 3304, Principles of Lighting 3
Natural Lab Science Required Course 4
Foreign Language Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
TOTAL 15-18

Spring

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 3103 (or 4103), Jazz II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3105 (or 4105), Ballet II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3109 (or 4109), Modern II (or III) 1
DAN 4301 or Multicultural Req. Course 3
*U.S. History Required Course 3
Foreign Language Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
*Possible Electives (DAN 3000; 4208)  
TOTAL 13-18

Fourth Year

Fall

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 1103 (or 3103), Jazz I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1105 (or 3105), Ballet I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1109 (or 3109), Modern I (or II) 1
DAN 3301, Dance Aesthetics 3
DAN 4210, Senior Project 2
*Humanities Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
**Possible Electives (1101; 2209)  
TOTAL 15-18

Spring

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 3103 (or 4103), Jazz II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3105 (or 4105), Ballet II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3109 (or 4109), Modern II (or III) 1
DAN 3309, Pedagogy 3
DAN 4210, Senior Project 2
^Additional Vis. & Perf. Arts Course 3
*U.S. History Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
**Possible Electives (DAN 1108; 3206)  
TOTAL 13-16

Total program hours—120 minimum

*40 hours of upper division classes are required. Courses marked with a * are potential upper division courses.
**Recommended DANCE Electives (6-9 hours): DAN 1101, 1106, 1108, 2209, 3000, 3101, 3206, 4000, 4202, 4208, 4301
^See advisor for approved list of courses; courses differ from Visual & Performing Arts core requirement selections.

For students entering in ODD numbered Fall Years

First Year

Fall

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 1103 (or 3103), Jazz I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1105 (or 3105), Ballet I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1109 (or 3109), Modern I (or II) 1
DAN 1100, Dance Production Activities 1
TH A 1303, Intro to Theatre & Dance 3
ENGL 1301, Ess. of Coll. Rhetoric 3
POLS 1301, Amer. Govt., Org. 3
Mathematics/Logic Required Course 3
 **Possible Electives (DAN 1101; 1106)  
TOTAL 14-16

Spring

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 3103 (or 4103), Jazz II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3105 (or 4105), Ballet II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3109 (or 4109), Modern II (or III) 1
DAN 1206, Musical Stage Dance 2
ENGL 1302, Advanced Coll. Rhetoric 3
Natural Lab Science Required Course 4
Mathematics/Logic Required Course 3
*Ind. or Group Behavior Required Course 3
**Possible Electives (DAN 1108)  
TOTAL 16-17

Second Year

Fall

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 1103 (or 3103), Jazz I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1105 (or 3105), Ballet I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1109 (or 3109), Modern I (or II) 1
DAN 1100, Dance Production Activities 1
DAN 2202, Improvisation 3
*Communications Required Course 3
POLS 2302 or Required POLS Course 3
Foreign Language Required Course 5
**Possible Elective (DAN 3101)  
   
TOTAL 15-16

Spring

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 3103 (or 4103), Jazz II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3105 (or 4105), Ballet II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3109 (or 4109), Modern II (or III) 1
DAN 3313, Dance History 3
TH A 3304, Principles of Lighting 3
Foreign Language Required Course 5
*Minor Required Course 3
**Possible Elective (DAN 3000; 43010  
TOTAL 15-18

Third Year

Fall

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 1103 (or 3103), Jazz I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1105 (or 3105), Ballet I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1109 (or 3109), Modern I (or II) 1
DAN 1100, Dance Production Activities 1
DAN 3208, Prin. of Choreography 2
DAN 3301, Dance Aesthetics 3
Foreign Language Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
**Possible Elective (DAN 2209)  
TOTAL 13-15

Spring

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 3103 (or 4103), Jazz II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3105 (or 4105), Ballet II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3109 (or 4109), Modern II (or III) 1
DAN 3309, Pedagogy 3
Foreign Language Required Course 3
*U.S. History Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
**Possible Elective (DAN 3206)                     
   
TOTAL 13-15

Fourth Year

Fall

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 1103 (or 3103), Jazz I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1105 (or 3105), Ballet I (or II) 1
  • DAN 1109 (or 3109), Modern I (or II) 1
DAN 4210, Senior Project 2
Natural Lab Science Required Course 4
*Humanities Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
**Possible Elective (DAN 4202)  
TOTAL 16-18

Spring

Course Hours
At least 1 hour from:  
  • DAN 3103 (or 4103), Jazz II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3105 (or 4105), Ballet II (or III) 1
  • DAN 3109 (or 4109), Modern II (or III) 1
DAN 4301 or Multicultural Req. Course 3
^Additional Vis. & Perf. Arts Course 3
*U.S. History Required Course 3
*Minor Required Course 3
**Possible Elective (DAN 3000; 4208)  
   
TOTAL 13-16

Total program hours—120 minimum

*40 hours of upper division classes are required.   Courses marked with a * are potential upper division courses.
**Recommended DANCE Electives (6-9 hours):  DAN 1101, 1106, 1108, 2209, 3000, 3101, 3206, 4000, 4202, 4208, 4301 
^See advisor for approved list of courses; courses differ from Visual & Performing Arts core requirement selections.