Jul 15, 2024  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dance, B.A./B.S.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Professors: Sharon Oberst, Darryl Thomas


Offers students opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, understanding and appreciation of dance as an art form that can enrich and inform the quality of life. The B.A./B.S. degrees in Dance include academic courses, performance opportunities and choreographic experiences geared entirely for the undergraduate student seeking a career in dance or a dance-related field.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a significant body of theoretical, cultural and historical knowledge pertaining to the field of dance.
  2. Integrate and independently apply dance skills, abilities, theories and/or methodologies.
  3. Connect ideas, synthesize techniques and transfer that knowledge into current dance practices.

Ballet technique (6)

Elective technique courses from modern, ballet, jazz, tap, world dance, hip-hop, pointe, conditioning (12)

Total Credits (72)


All dance majors are required to take D 251  to meet the LACC requirement in creative arts which is not counted in the 72 hours of the major.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences