Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Major in Dance (Dance Studies Emphasis)

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

Admission Requirements

  1. Admission to the B.F.A. major in Dance is based on an audition in either the fall or spring semester prior to the year of admittance. Students in the program are always on probation, with their work and progress continually evaluated.  There is a formal review at the end of the sophomore year that determines whether each student may advance to the upper-level training.  Transfer students will be reviewed at the end of their first long semester.  Students will be expected to maintain appropriate artistic and academic standards at the discretion of the Dance faculty.

General Requirements

  1. This degree program requires admission to the university and admission to the program.  Information about the program admissions can be found at: http://mycatalog.txstate.edu/undergraduate/fine-arts-communication/theatre/#admissionstext
  2. Students in the dance program are expected to be active in the dance club, Orchesis, and to participate in dance concerts as dancers, choreographers, and technicians.
  3. Students are expected to gain skills at the advanced level in modern dance plus skills in Ballet, Jazz, Folk, Social, and Square, and to enroll in a dance activity course each semester they are in school.

Course Requirements

FreshmanHours
ENG 13103
ENG 13203
POSI 23103
HIST 13103
COMM 13103
Mathematics3
Social and Behavioral Sciences3
TH 1354 or 13643
DAN 11701
DAN 11801
DAN 11901
US 11001
 28
SophomoreHours
PHIL 13053
HIST 13203
POSI 23203
Select one of the following:3
 
 
 
 
English Literature3
Life and Physical Sciences6
DAN 22012
DAN 22022
DAN 21811
DAN 21911
Electives4
 31
JuniorHours
DAN 23673
DAN 33303
DAN 33323
DAN 43663
DAN 3366 or 33653
DAN 31821
DAN 32922
TH 13503
Select one of the following:3
 
 
 
 
 
 
Electives7
 31
SeniorHours
DAN 23683
DAN 32922
DAN 33453
DAN 43303
DAN 43503
DAN 43693
ENG 33043
PHIL 43503
Electives7
 30
Total Hours: 120