B.A. in Dance
The Bachelor of Arts curriculum offers a program of broad study in dance within a liberal arts degree framework. The BA degree develops the dance skills necessary to perform and a facility in the use of principles and procedures that reflect an intellectual grasp of the art.The degree presents strong potential for interdisciplinary studies and provides preparation for future graduate study.A required core curriculum in the first year emphasizes developing performance skills through the study of technique, and fostering creative abilities through the study of choreography. Other major coursework in dance provides a broad knowledge in dance history, ethnology, kinesiology, music, and the teaching of dance. The BA degree in dance also offers different possibilities for double majors with other disciplines in Arts & Sciences than the BFA degree in dance. A minimum of 120 credit hours are required for the BA in Dance.