Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Major in Dance

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  2. In addition to the general education core curriculum requirements, the Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) requires three additional hours of English literature, three hours of math/science/logic/computer science courses, six hours of 2000-level modern language courses and a minor.
  3. Majors must complete a minimum of 33 required hours in Dance, with 6 additional required elective hours in Dance and/or Theatre courses. A minimum of 12 DAN hours must be upper level. 
  4. The minimum number of hours required for this degree program is 120. The number of free elective hours a student will complete depends on the number of hours a student may need to achieve the required 120 total or 36 advanced hours.
  5. Majors must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors.

Course Requirements 

Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
DAN 11801DAN 12122
DAN 11901POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
US 11001ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3Mathematics Component Code 0203
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 0403
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3 
 15 17
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
DAN 11131DAN 22022
DAN 11601DAN 23683
DAN 22012Choose 1 hour from the following:1
HIST 13203 
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3 
Modern Language 14104 
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0303 
 Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0303
 Modern Language 14204
 ENG 2310, 2320, 2330, 2340, 2359, or 2360 (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
 17 16
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
DAN 43693DAN 43503
Choose 1 hour from the following:1DAN 33903
 Modern Language 23203
DAN 33323 
Modern Language 23103 
BA Additional Math, Science, or Logic3 
 16 15
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
Choose 3 hours from the following:3Choose 3 hours from the following:3
 DAN 43803
DAN 4366 or 43703Minor6
BA ENG Literature3 
 12 12
Total Hours: 120