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Commercial Dance Major BFA

University Core Credits – (44 Minimum)

Major Courses Credits - (82 Credits)

Required Technique Courses: (73 credits)

PACD 100Ballet I

3 credits

PACD 105Ballet II

3 credits

PACD 200Ballet III

3 credits

PACD 205Ballet IV

3 credits

PACD 300Ballet V

3 credits

PACD 400Ballet VI

3 credits

PACD 102Jazz I

3 credits

PACD 107Jazz II

3 credits

PACD 202Jazz III

3 credits

PACD 207Jazz IV

3 credits

PACD 309Jazz V

3 credits

PAGE 281Acting 1 for the Non-Performing Arts Major

3 credits

PAGE 170American Musical Theater

3 credits

PACD 302Contemporary I

3 credits

PACD 407Modern Dance

3 credits

PACD 145Vocal Music for Dancers I

3 credits

PACD 116Tap Dance 1

2 credits

PACD 109Theater Dance 1

2 credits

PACD 209Theater Dance 2

2 credits

PACD 108Hip Hop 1

2 credits

PACD 325Improvisation

1 credits

PACD 425Partnering

1 credits

PACD 227Choreography I

2 credits

PACD 225Anatomy for Dancers

3 credits

PACD 435Dance History

3 credits

PACD 375Ballet Pedagogy

2 credits

PACD 379Jazz Dance Pedagogy

2 credits

PACD 475Dance Seminar

1 credits

PACD 499Senior Project

2 credits

PAGE 100Fall Production Crew

0 credits

OR

PAGE 101Spring Production Crew

0 credits

Total Credit Hours:73

Please note that transfer students are exempt from fulfilling the production practicum requirement, PAGE 100 or PAGE 101.

 

One Required Dance Concentration: (6 Credits)

Students must select one concentration.

Choreography Concentration: PACD 420 and PACD 421

Performance Concentration: PACD 103, PAGE 159, and PAGE 408

For course titles and credits, see following list.

PACD 420Advanced Choreography

3 credits

and

PACD 421Choreography for the Camera

3 credits

OR

PACD 103Aerial Arts I

1 credits

and

PACD 408Dance for the Camera

3 credits

and

PAGE 159Dance Styles I

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Open Electives (2-13 credits)

Must include UNV 101 - Freshman Seminar - required of first-year freshman (1 credit).

Total Credit Hours: 128

*Effective as of Spring 2013

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