Requirements

In addition to the university’s general education core requirements, the B.F.A. in dance education requires a 66-hour dance core, 18 hours of dance education classes and a 15-hour professional education sequence, to include:

Dance Technique and Composition

DAN 202 and 201 may be required for students not meeting 300-level requirements.

  • DAN 302, 402 (ballet) – 12 hours
    Minimum one semester at 400 level
  • DAN 301,401 (modern) – 15 hours
    Minimum two semesters at 400 level
  • DAN 306: Bartenieff – 3 hours
  • DAN 210: Improvisation– 3 hours
  • DAN 212: Intermediate Composition – 3 hours
  • DAN 310: Advanced Composition –3 hours
  • DAN 312: Choreography Research – 2 hours
    DAN 220: Freshman Repertory – 1 hour
  • *DAN 320: Production (minimum one) – 3 hours
    *DAN 420: Repertory (minimum two) – 6 hours
  • *Minimum six hours of 320/420 combined

Total: 51 hours

Dance Theory

  • DAN 131: Dance In Culture – 3 hours
  • DAN 305: Laban Movement Analysis – 3 hours
  • DAN 240: Rhy. Analysis – 3 hours
  • DAN 351: Labanotation I OR
    DAN 340: Music Analysis and Application – 3 hours
  • DAN 431: 20th Century Dance Forms – 3 hours

Total: 15 hours

Dance Education

  • DED 260: Field Observation – 1 hour
  • DED 360: Methods K-12 (WI) – 3 hours
  • DED 361: Practicum – 2 hours
  • DED 460: Student Teaching Elementary –  6 hours
  • DED 461 Student Teaching Secondary – 6 hours

Total: 18 hours

Total Hours: 139