2014-15 Degree Plan

Dance, BA

College of Fine Arts: Department of Theatre & Dance
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 18 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Math (see core curriculum) 3 C
Social and Beahvioral Science 3 C
DANC 110 or DANC 149 or DANC 169 3 C-
DANC 105: Dance Appreciation 3 C-
DANC 240: Music Essentials for Contemporary Dance 3 C-
Term Hours: 18
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 34 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 4 C
Social and Behavioral Science 3 C
DANC 110 or DANC 149 or DANC 169 3 C-
THEA 196: Introduction to Stage Lighting 3 C-
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 52 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
HIST 101: Western Civilization to 1648 3 C
Foreign Language 3 C
DANC 110 or DANC 149 or DANC 169 3 C-
DANC 204: Streching, Strengthening and Conditioning for the Performing Arts 3 C-
DANC 212: Improvisation 3 C-
THEA 194: Introduction to Costuming for Performance and New Media [Introduction to Costuming] 3 C-
Term Hours: 18
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 67 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 or CJ 130 or PHIL 156 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 3 C
HIST 102: Western Civilization Post 1648 3 C
DANC technique 3 C-
DANC 201: Crew Practicum 0 CR
DANC 311: Choreography I or DANC 379: Flamenco Structure/Improvisation 3 C-
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 82 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Elective Outside the Major Department 3 D-
DANC technique 3 C-
THEA 130 or THEA 231 or THEA 328 or THEA 434 3 C-
DANC 411: Choreography II or DANC 479: Flamenco Choreography 3 C-
DANC 313: Kinesiology 3 C-
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 99 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Fine Arts Outside the Major 3 D-
Elective Outside the Major Dept 2 D-
Arts & Sciences Elective 3 D-
DANC technique 3 C-
DANC 462-467 or DANC 466 (depending on concentration) 3 C-
THEA 431: Advanced Acting: Classical Styles 3 C-
Term Hours: 17
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 113 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL elective - upper division 3 C-
Elective in Any Field 3 D-
Fine Arts Outside Major 3 D-
DANC technique 3 C-
DANC technique 2 C-
Term Hours: 14
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 128 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Elective Outside the Major Dept 3 D-
Elective in Any Field 6 D-
DANC technique 3 C-
DANC 416: Dance Pedagogy or DANC 431: Writing about Dance 3 C-
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Students may earn a C- in courses in the major provided their comulative grade point average at least a 3.0. Additionlly, while students may earn a C- in courses in the major, some classes may require a student to earn a C or better if it serves as a prerequisite for other courses.

  • ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 or CJ 130 or PHIL 156s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking
    THEA 130 or THEA 231 or THEA 328 or THEA 434s
    THEA 130: Acting I
    THEA 231: Voice and Movement I
    THEA 328: Musical Theatre
    THEA 434: Performance Art
    DANC 462-467 or DANC 466 (depending on concentration)s
    DANC 462: Dance History I
    DANC 463: Dance History II
    DANC 464: Dance History III
    DANC 466: Flamenco History
    DANC 467: Dance History IV