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

Students must complete 22 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Core Dance Requirements
Dance Technique: Modern
Select 18 credits from the following:18
Dance Technique: Modern I
Dance Technique: Modern II
Dance Technique: Modern III
Dance Technique: Modern IV
Dance Technique: Ballet
Select 18 credits from the following:18
Dance Technique: Ballet I
Dance Technique: Ballet II
Dance Technique: Ballet III
Dance Technique: Ballet IV
Dance Technique: Ballet V
Dance Repertory
Select 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
Dance Repertory for Juniors I
Dance Repertory for Juniors II
Dance Education Required Courses
DNCE 120Rhythmic Analysis3
DNCE 130Dance Science3
DNCE 131Health and Wellness Workshop 10
DNCE 135Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals3
DNCE 145World Dance3
DNCE 150Production Elements-Dance2
DNCE 160Dance Improvisation2
DNCE 161Choreography I2
DNCE 261Choreography II2
DNCE 317Western Theatrical Dance Studies: 1661-Present3
DNCE 361Choreography III2
Teacher Education 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
EDFD 221Historical Foundations of American Education3
Business Requirements
ACCT 204Fundamentals of Accounting3
INFO 301Business Decision Making3
MGMT 231Management Processes3
MKTG 240Introduction to Marketing3
Total Credits94