Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Major in Dance (Performance and Choreography Concentration)

Minimum required: 120-121 semester credit hours

Admission Requirements

  1. The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) major in Dance concentration in Performance and Choreography is based on an audition in either the fall or spring semester prior to the year of admittance. Students will be expected to maintain appropriate artistic and academic standards at the discretion of the Dance faculty.  
  2. Skill level will be evaluated by faculty to determine course placement in ballet, jazz and modern technique classes.

 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. Skill level will be evaluated by faculty to determine course placement in ballet, jazz, and modern technique classes.

Course Requirements 

FreshmanHours
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3
ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3
Mathematics Component Code 0203
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
DAN 11131
DAN 1160 or 21611
DAN 11801
DAN 1180 or 2181 (repeat 1180)1
DAN 11901
DAN 1190 or 2191 (repeat 1190)1
DAN 12122
US 11001
 30
SophomoreHours
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3
HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
DAN 11141
DAN 22012
DAN 22022
DAN 2160 or 21611
DAN 1180 or 21811
DAN 2181 or 31821
DAN 21911
DAN 2191 or 32921-2
DAN 23673
DAN 23683
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
 31-32
JuniorHours
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0306
DAN 2365 or 33313
DAN 33323
DAN 33663
DAN 33703
DAN 22102
DAN 2181 or 31821
DAN 32922
DAN 3340 (or electives)3
DAN 3340 or 4367 (repeat)3
Choose two from:2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 31
SeniorHours
DAN 1113 or 1114 (repeat)1
DAN 2181 or 3182 (twice)2
DAN 3292 (twice)4
DAN 33453
DAN 43303
DAN 4350 or 33653
DAN 43803
DAN 43693
DAN 44704
Electives1
Choose one from:1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 28
Total Hours: 120-121