Commercial Dance Major BFA
University Core Credits – (44 Minimum)
Includes as an in-depth Area sequence the following 9 credits of required Commercial Dance Major courses (formerly coded as THR courses):
PAGE 281 - Acting I (was THR 151); PAGE 170 - American Musical Theater (was THR 180); PAPD 131 - Light Workshop (was THR 176).
Note: If not taken to fulfill University Core Area requirements, these three major-required courses will fulfill Open Elective requirements.
Major Courses Credits - (82 Credits)
Required Technique Courses: (47 credits)
Required Dance Academics and Theater Courses (29 credits)
Students take 20 credits of Required Dance Academics courses and 9 credits of other required Performing Arts Dept. courses as follows:
the following three required major courses (9 credits) which may be taken as an in-depth University Core Area Theater sequence:
PAGE 281 Acting I; PAGE 170 American Musical Theater; and PAPD Light Workshop
One Required Dance Concentration: (6 Credits)
Students choose 6 credits of course work in ONE of the following concentrations:
Performance Concentration: choose from DAN 196H, DAN 206, PACD 325, PACD 425
Choreography Concentration: choose from PACD 325, PACD 375, PACD 420
Pedagogy Concentration: choose from PACD 325, PACD 375, PACD 379, PACD 425
For course titles and credits, see following list:
Open Electives (1-11 credits)
Includes UNV 101
- Freshman Seminar - required of first-year freshman (1 credit) and 9 credits of required Performing Arts Dept. courses if not taken as in-depth University Core Area sequence.
Total Credit Hours: 128
*Effective as of Spring 2013*
For more information, visit www.pace.edu/dyson/academic-departments-and-programs/performing-arts
To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for
undergraduate admission. Follow all steps (pay the $50 application fee, write an essay, send
transcripts, recommendations, and standardized test scores) and submit your application.
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