Nov 23, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Dance, B.S.


Theatre and Dance  
Meg Brooker, Program Coordinator
615-898-5023
Meg.Brooker@mtsu.edu

The B.S. in Dance provides students with diverse opportunities to develop theoretical and practical applications of dance. The program is designed to prepare students for the profession or further study at the graduate level. Students should consult with their advisors each semester in order to plan their schedule of courses.

Students majoring in Dance must select a track of study: performance/choreography or dance pedagogy in practice.

Admission to the B.S. in Dance is through audition only, and students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in all dance course work.

Students audition to be accepted into the Dance major through regularly scheduled auditions every year. For additional information and to register for the audition, contact the dance program coordinator.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Dance, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 53 hours
     Theory Requirements    18 hours
     Core Technique Requirements    20 hours
     Track of Study    15 hours
Electives 26 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Major Requirements (53 hours)


Core Technique Requirements (20 hours)


Tracks of Study


Students will select one of the following tracks:

Performance and Choreography (15 hours)

Composition Requirement (6 hours)

Applied Professional Skills (9 hours)

Choose from the following:

Dance Pedagogy in Practice (15 hours)

Applied Professional Skills (9 hours)

Choose from the following:

Electives (26 hours)


  • Only 6 credit hours may be in DANC courses

Recommended Curriculum: Dance


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

All students pursuing a major within this department must complete the General Education requirements. The following is a suggested pattern of study; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before each registration.

Freshman


Subtotal: 29 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 29 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 30 Hours