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2013 - 2014

BA in Dance
(62-66 hours*)



This is a limited-enrollment program requiring departmental admissions approval. Please see item 1 below for information regarding requirements for admission to this major.

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  1. Students must pass a dance audition for acceptance into the major. Please see the Dance Department for further details.
  2. The Dance Department requires a minimum of 30 hours of dance credit to be taken in residency at BYU's Provo campus for this degree program. BYU Independent Study courses do not count toward residency. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation.
  3. Students must complete annual mandatory advisement.
  4. Complete the following prerequisite course:
  5. Complete the following:
  6. Note: Qualified students may substitute higher-level technique courses for required lower-level technique courses with permission from the Dance Department.

  7. Complete one course from the following:
  8. Complete one course from the following:
  9. Complete one course from the following:
      DANCE 359R : Special Topics and Issues. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      DANCE 359R : Special Topics and Issues. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: DANCE 243R & DANCE 244R & DANCE 261
      DESCRIPTION: Seminar with rotating topics and issues selected from: dance and health, dance and identity, dance and technology, and dance philosophy and aesthetics.

      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Dance and Identity.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Dance and Health Issues.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Dance Philosophy and Aesthetics.
      Course Outcomes



        (Note: Choose one from three rotating titles: Dance and Health, Dance and Identity, or Dance Philosophy and Aesthetics.)
      DANCE 477 : Dance - a Reflection of Culture. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      DANCE 477 : Dance - a Reflection of Culture. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      DESCRIPTION: Study of dance as an expression of culture.

      Course Outcomes


  10. Complete one course from each of the following categories:

  11. Complete 10.5 hours from the following technique courses (at least 7.0 hours must be from courses 300 and above):
  12. Complete two hours from the following teaching methods courses:
  13. Complete two semesters (2-4 hours) from the following performance company options:
  14. Complete 6 hours from the following elective courses:

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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