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

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. 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 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 (Institutional Component Code 090/091)3
Mathematics Component Code 0203
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
TH 1354 or 13643
DAN 11701
DAN 11801
DAN 11901
US 11001
 28
SophomoreHours
PHIL 1305 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3
HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
ENG Literature (Institutional Component Code 090/094)3
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0306
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