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. Students must complete a minimum of 29 required hours in Dance, with 10 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. Students must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors.

Course Requirements 

Freshman
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
US 11001POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305])3
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1301])3ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1302])3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2306])3Mathematics Component Code 0203
Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 0403
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091 [TCCN SPCH 1311])3American History Component Code 0603
DAN 1290, 2291, or 32932DAN 1280, 2281, or 32822
 15 17
Sophomore
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
DAN 11131Modern Language 14204
DAN 2201 (TCCN DANC 1201)2Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 0303
DAN 1260, 2261, or 32622ENG 2310, 2320, 2330, 2340, 2359, or 2360 (Component Area Option Code 090/094 [TCCN ENGL 2322, 2323, 2332, 2333, 2327 or 2328])3
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050 [TCCN HUMA 1315])3DAN 2202 (TCCN DANC 1301)2
American History Component Code 0603DAN 3368 (TCCN DANC 1305 will be applied as DAN 3368)3
Modern Language 14104Choose 2 hours from the following:2
Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 0303 
  
  
  
  
  
  
 18 17
Junior
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
Modern Language 23103DAN 33323
BA Additional Math, Science, or Logic3DAN 33903
DAN 43693Modern Language 23203
Choose 2 hours from the following:2Minor6
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Minor3 
 14 15
Senior
Fall SemesterHoursSpring SemesterHours
BA ENG Literature [TCCN ENGL 2322, 2323, 2332, 2333, 2327 or 2328]3Choose 3 hours from the following:3
DAN 33423 
Choose 3 hours from the following:3 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 DAN 43803
 Minor6
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Minor3 
 12 12
Total Hours: 120