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2008-2009 University Catalogue 
    
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

Dance Education - Bachelor of Fine Arts


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Program Total Credits: 130

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Education The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Dance Education is a program designed specifically for students whose primary intention is to enter the profession as a teacher of dance. Although there is currently no Pennsylvania state certification for dance teachers, this program includes supervised class teaching in schools and/or private dance studios. The BFA in Dance Education is designed as a four-year program of full-time study with a total requirement of 130 credits. Students choosing to pursue the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Education continue dance technique studies in one major area and one non-major area of concentration. The culmination of the program is an internship as a student teacher.

Junior Year Credits: 34


Fall Credits: 18


  • DAPF 3X1 - Major Technique Credits: 4 cr 
  • DAPF XXX - Dance for Non-Majors Credits: 1 cr 
  • Electives Credits: 2 cr 
  • Liberal Arts Credits: 3 cr

Select one course from the following two:


  • DAPF 8XX - Dance Ensemble Credits: 1 cr
  • DAPF 3X5 - Repertory Credits: 1 cr

Select one course from the following two:


May be taken in any term. LASS 871 or LASS 872 is the prerequisite to LASS 975.

Spring Credits: 16


  • DAPF 3X2 - Major Technique Credits: 4 cr
  • DAPF XXX - Dance for Non-Majors Credits: 1 cr
  • Electives Credits: 1 cr 
  • Liberal Arts Credits: 3 cr

Select one course from the following two:


  • DAPF 8XX - Dance Ensemble Credits: 1 cr
  • DAPF 3X6 - Repertory Credits: 1 cr

Senior Year Credits: 32


Fall Credits: 17


  • DAPF 4X1 - Major Technique Credits: 4 cr
  • DAPF XXX - Dance for Non-Majors Credits: 1 cr
  • Elective Credits: 1 cr
  • Liberal Arts Credits: 6 cr

Spring Credits: 15


  • Electives Credits: 1 cr

Liberal Arts Distribution


Note all Liberal Arts courses are 3.0 credits.

  • Liberal Arts Elective Credits: 6 cr.

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