Students may apply to the major during fall, winter, or spring term. Students planning to enter this major will experience a comprehensive dance education with opportunities for cultural enrichment, choreography, performance and teaching in a variety of genres. Students can pair this major with a variety of minors to enhance their marketability. The following additional requirements also apply.
- A number of classes in the major are offered on a rotating basis every other year. Consequently students must work with their advisor in planning their schedule of course work in order to progress to completion of the major in 4 years.
- All students applying to the major must successfully complete 6 credits in any of the required core courses, including one technique class, before admission to the Dance major.
- All students upon admittance to the program will attend a technique placement class to determine their class level.
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Completion of Major requirements with a GPA 3.0 or higher.
All students completing this program are required to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions through a Capstone project before completion of the major.
Students must receive a letter grade of C or higher for all courses in the major and students who receive less than a C grade in any class that is a prerequisite for others will not be permitted to continue in the major.
All Dance major candidates must have a minimum of 3 credits in Dance Performance in order to complete the major.
All Dance major candidates must attend one professional conference in their field of study while pursuing the major.