Dance (Non-Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science

Admission Requirements

In addition to the University’s admission requirements, students are required to take a placement class and have an interview with the Dance faculty prior to the first semester of coursework in the major. On-campus auditions and interviews for a place in the program takes place each year, during the fall and spring semesters. Specific information as to the date and the process is available through the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Program Requirements

  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog
  2. Major requirements (42 hours)
    1. Dance Techniques (21 hours minimum). No fewer than 6 hours in each of the following:
      1. DAN 216(3), 316(3), 416(3)
      2. DAN 230(3), 330(3), 430(3)
      3. DAN 245(3), 345(3), 445(3)
      4. An additional 3 hours from the courses listed above
    2. Composition/Choreography (4 hours); DAN 320(2), DAN 420(2)
    3. History (6 hours): DAN 180(3)-satisfies General Education requirement; DAN 552(3)
    4. Technical Theatre (3 hours): THE 150(2), THE 151(1)
    5. Applied Kinesiology for the Dancer and Dance Pedagogy (7 hours): DAN 364(3), DAN 565(4)
    6. BS Project (1 hour): DAN 482(1)
    7. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of DAN 552 and DAN 565.
    8. A grade of C or better in all DAN and THE courses required for the major 
  3. Minor Required (or second major)
  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog



Bachelor of Applied Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music Education
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Bachelor of Science in Education (non-certifiable)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. DAN 180(3)

  2. Nine hours from: DAN 316(3), 416(3), 330(3), 430(3), 345(3), 445(3)

  3. Six hours of electives from: DAN 320(2), 348(2), 364(2), 420(3), 520(3), 552(3), 565(4), 592(1) to bring total hours in minor to 18.