Aug 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Dance Performance (B.F.A.)


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Student Leaning Outcomes.

Requirements in School (71)


And (22)


Course work from the following (22)


Other Requirements (6)


Select from the following courses (3) 


  • Credits: 3
  • Available for General Education Credit in the Creativity and Critical Analysis Knowledge Domain.

  • This is a creativity and critical analysis general education course for the Origins and Influences Pathway.  

  • Credits: 3
  • Available for General Education Credit in the Creativity and Critical Analysis Knowledge Domain.

  • This is a creativity and critical analysis general education course for the Creativity, Innovation, and Change Pathway.   

  • Credits: 3
  • Available for General Education Credit in the Creativity and Critical Analysis Knowledge Domain.

  • This is a creativity and critical analysis general education course for the Global Connections Pathway.   

Select from the following courses (3) 


  • Credits: 3
  • Available for General Education Credit in the Creativity and Critical Analysis Knowledge Domain.

  • This is a creativity and critical analysis general education course for the Origins and Influences Pathway.  

  • Credits: 3
  • Available for General Education Credit in the Creativity and Critical Analysis Knowledge Domain.

  • This is a creativity and critical analysis general education course for the Creativity, Innovation, and Change Pathway.   

  • Credits: 3
  • Available for General Education Credit in the Creativity and Critical Analysis Knowledge Domain.

  • Credits: 3
  • Available for General Education Credit in the Creativity and Critical Analysis Knowledge Domain.

Special requirements


Students in the B.F.A. dance performance major are required to audition each semester for performance opportunities.

B.F.A. dance majors are required to enroll in TH-D 377 - Dance Performance, every semester.

A proficiency review will be conducted each semester in the B.F.A. dance performance major for formal acceptance and/or retention in the degree program.

The dance division of the School of Theatre and Dance reserves the right to place on probation or to discontinue the B.F.A. dance performance major of any student who shows unsatisfactory progress as determined by the dance faculty.

TOTAL HOURS FOR DANCE PERFORMANCE MAJOR: 77


General Education Requirements (12-24) 


In addition to completing the above major requirements students must complete the remaining general education requirements. If major requirements fulfill any of the general education requirements, they are listed below and subtracted from the general education credit requirements.  

The required minimum of 21 semester hours in Knowledge Domain studies cannot include more than two courses in any one department. (A course with an affiliated laboratory course shall be counted as a single course.)  

Foundational Studies (0-12) 


Writing Requirement (0-6)   
Oral Communication Requirement (0-3)  
Quantitative Literacy Requirements (0-3)  

For additional information about these requirements, please visit Foundational Studies .  

Knowledge Domains (12) 


Creativity and Critical Analysis (0)  

  • The program requirement THEA 474 and the program requirement that students choose from ARTH 282, ARTH 292 or ARTH 294, fulfill the requirements for this knowledge domain.  

Nature and Technology (6)  

Society and Culture (6)  

Knowledge Domain Elective (0)  

  • The program requirement that students choose from MUHL 220, MUHL 221, MUHL 222, or MUHL 223 fulfills the requirement for this knowledge domain.  

Graduation Requirements (0-3) 


In addition to completing the above major requirements students must complete the remaining graduation requirements. If major requirements fulfill any of the graduation requirements, they are listed below and subtracted from the graduation credit requirements.

Human Diversity Requirement (0-3)  

  • One course from the approved Human Diversity course list; may be fulfilled by extracurricular activities.  Human Diversity Course List  

Writing Infused Requirements (0)  

  • TH-D 474 and TH-D 475, program requirements, fulfill the Writing Infused requirements for graduation.   

Total Hours for General Education and Graduation Requirements: 12-27


Total hours for Electives: 16-31


Total Hours for a BFA Degree in Dance Performance: 120