Dance Major, Studio Teaching Concentration (B.A.)

Program Overview

The Dance Major with a Studio Teaching concentration teaches students the financial and marketing aspects of running a dance studio in conjunction with their coursework in dance and education. The program is based in the Department of Theatre & Dance. Find out more about the BA in Dance. (Note: All Theatre & Dance majors must pass yearly juries/portfolio reviews and faculty evaluation for continuation in the programs.)


Program Requirements

Click here for a list of courses that fulfill General Education categories.

Click here for a list of courses that fulfill World Languages and Cultures categories.

I. General Education Requirements
A. New Student Seminar1
C. Communication
1. Writing3
2. Literature3
3. Communication3
F. Humanities
1. Great Works and Their Influences3
2. Philosophy and Religious Studies - Fulfilled in major with EDFD 220 0
G. Computer Science 13
H. Mathematics3
I. Natural Science Laboratory4
K. Social Science
1. American and European History3
2. Global Cultural Perspectives - Fulfilled in major with DNCE 1450
3. Social Science Perspectives - Fulfilled in major with EDFD 2000
II. World Languages and Cultures
A. World Languages3
B. World Cultures - Fulfilled in major with DNCE 1450
III. Major Requirements
A. Core Dance Requirements
BALLET - Complete 15 credits from the following:15
Dance Technique: Ballet I
Dance Technique: Ballet II
Dance Technique: Ballet III
Dance Technique: Ballet IV
Dance Technique: Ballet V
MODERN - Complete 18 credits from the following:18
Dance Technique: Modern I
Dance Technique: Modern II
Dance Technique: Modern III
Dance Technique: Modern IV
REPERTORY - Complete 3 credits from the following:3
Dance Repertory For Freshmen I
Dance Repertory For Freshmen II
Dance Repertory for Sophomores I
Dance Repertory for Sophomores II
DNCE 131Health and Wellness Workshop 20
DNCE 130Dance Science3
DNCE 150Production Elements-Dance2
DNCE 135Somatics and Self-care3
DNCE 120Music for Dancers3
DNCE 145Worlds of Dance3
DNCE 160Dance Improvisation2
DNCE 161Choreography I2
DNCE 261Choreography II2
DNCE 361Choreography III2
DNCE 317Western Theatrical Dance Studies: 1661-Present3
B. Studio Teaching Requirements
DNCE 226Dance for Children3
DNCE 402Dance Methods3
DNCE 490Co-op Education: Dance Work Experience3
EDFD 200Psychological Foundations of Education3
EDFD 220Philosophical Orientation to Education3
FSHD 314Child Development II: Adolescence3
C. Business Requirements
ACCT 204Fundamentals of Accounting3
MKTG 240Introduction to Marketing3
MGMT 231Management Processes3
INFO 301Business Decision Making3
Total Credits120