Dance Major—BA

Minimum of 35 semester course credits and general BA requirements

Required Core Classes
DNC 002Introduction to Dance Studies: Theory and Practice3
DNC 034/134Dance Improvisation1
DNC 037How to Make Dances 2
DNC 159Stage Production2
DNC 165Modern to Contemporary Performance: History, Theory, and Practice3
DNC 184Choreography: Construction Project2

Concentrations

Dance

Complete the following:
DNC 013/113Somatic Arts1
DNC 155ARepertory Dance Company2
DNC 157Music and Dance3
DNC 170Seminar in Interdisciplinary Collaboration2-3
Technique: select 7 semester course credits from:
DNC 001/101Elementary Ballet 1
DNC 003/103Intermediate Ballet1
DNC 005/105Dance Technique I1
DNC 011/111Ballet Barre1
DNC 014/114Dance Forms from Here, There and Everywhere1
DNC 015/115Jazz1
DNC 107Dance Technique II 11
DNC 108Dance Technique II 1
DNC 109Dance Technique III 11
DNC 110Movement Research1
DNC 155A/155BRepertory Dance Company1
DNC 180Special Topics in Dance 41
Senior Thesis-Research-Choreography
DNC 190Senior Project in Dance Research2
Electives: select five semester course credits from:
DNC 131Screendance3
DNC 155ARepertory Dance Company1-2
DNC 155BRepertory Dance Company1-2
DNC 179Labanotation Studies2
DNC 180Special Topics in Dance 41-3
DNC 182Group Choreography2
DNC 183Advanced Seminar in Dance3
DNC 187
DNC 196

Dance & Digital Performance

Complete the following:
DNC 131Screendance3
DNC 187
DNC 196
Technique: select 5 semester course credits from:
DNC 001/101Elementary Ballet 1
DNC 003/103Intermediate Ballet1
DNC 005/105Dance Technique I1
DNC 011/111Ballet Barre1
DNC 014/114Dance Forms from Here, There and Everywhere1
DNC 015/115Jazz1
DNC 107Dance Technique II 11
DNC 108Dance Technique II 1
DNC 109Dance Technique III 11
DNC 110Movement Research1
DNC 155A/155BRepertory Dance Company1-2
DNC 180Special Topics in Dance 41-3
Senior Thesis-Research-Choreography
DNC 190Senior Project in Dance Research2
Electives: select six semester course credits from:
DNC 155A/155BRepertory Dance Company1-2
DNC 170Seminar in Interdisciplinary Collaboration2-3
DNC 180Special Topics in Dance 41-3
DNC 182Group Choreography2
DNC 183Advanced Seminar in Dance3
DNC 198Dance Theater in Traditional and Contemporary Performance2-3
THS 017Embodied Movement1

Dance & Theater

Complete the following:
DNC 155ARepertory Dance Company2
DNC 198Dance Theater in Traditional and Contemporary Performance2-3
THS 004Acting Fundamentals I2-3
THS 017Embodied Movement1
THS 160Topics in Musical Theater3
Technique: select 5 semester course credits from:
DNC 001/101Elementary Ballet 1
DNC 003/103Intermediate Ballet1
DNC 005/105Dance Technique I1
DNC 011/111Ballet Barre1
DNC 014/114Dance Forms from Here, There and Everywhere1
DNC 015/115Jazz1
DNC 107Dance Technique II 11
DNC 108Dance Technique II 1
DNC 109Dance Technique III 11
DNC 110Movement Research1
DNC 155A/155BRepertory Dance Company1-2
DNC 180Special Topics in Dance 41-3
Senior Thesis-Research-Choreography
DNC 190Senior Project in Dance Research3
Electives: select four semester course credits from:
DNC 131Screendance2
DNC 155A/155BRepertory Dance Company2
DNC 170Seminar in Interdisciplinary Collaboration2-3
DNC 180Special Topics in Dance 41-3
DNC 182Group Choreography2
DNC 183Advanced Seminar in Dance3
DNC 187
DNC 196
THS 017Embodied Movement1
THS 106Acting Fundamentals II2-3
THS 143Acting for Camera2

Note: Majors should expect to incur additional costs related to their senior project.

Students enrolled in DCN 155A/155B have to concurrently enroll in at least one technique class that meets twice a week.