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4-Year Plan

In order to complete your training in four years, please make sure that you follow the plan outlined below. Changes should be made in consultation with your dance faculty advisor.

Remember that you must take the dance courses in the order that they're numbered (I, II, III, IV, etc.)

Freshman Year

  • UNIV 100 First Year Seminar
  • ENGL 101 Intro to Academic Writing
  • ENGL 102 Writing and Research About Culture
  • MATH 103 Applied College Algebra Fundamentals OR MATH 105 Applied College Algebra
  • DANC 101 Intro to Dance I
  • DANC 102 Intro to Dance II
  • DANC 112 Modern Dance Technique II
  • DANC 113 Beginning Jazz Technique
  • DANC 132 Ballet II
  • THEA 261 Acting I
  • THEA 333 Theatre Workshop
  • Science elective (3 credits) - Must be taken from both biological (BIOL or ENVS 150) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, PHYS) sciences. 6 of your 9 sciences credit hours must be in the same subject.

Sophomore Year

  • DANC 115 Rhythmic Analysis
  • DANC 211 Modern Dance Technique III
  • DANC 212 Modern Dance Technique IV
  • DANC 231 Ballet III
  • DANC 232 Ballet IV
  • DANC 251 Dance Composition I
  • DANC 351 Dance Composition II
  • THEA 161 Introduction to Theatre
  • THEA 333 Theatre Workshop
  • MATH elective: Sophomore-level MATH 206 Mathematics of Finance or above.
  • Science elective (3 credits)
  • Literature elective (3 credits)
  • History elective (3 credits)
  • Free elective (2 credits) - elective must be approved by your advisor.

Junior Year

  • DANC 311 Modern Dance Technique V
  • DANC 312 Modern Dance Technique VI
  • DANC 321 Philosophy and History of Dance I
  • DANC 322 Philosophy and History of Dance II
  • DANC 331 Ballet V
  • DANC 332 Ballet VI
  • DANC 361 Dance Pedagogy
  • DANC 424 Choreography I
  • DANC 425 Choreography II
  • THEA 333 Theatre Workshop
  • Science elective (3 credits) Must be taken from both biological (BIOL or ENVS 150) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, PHYS) sciences. 6 of your 9 sciences credit hours must be in the same subject.
  • Behavioral science elective (3 credits) Must be chosen from anthropology, economics, geology, political science, psychology, or sociology.

Senior Year

  • DANC 411 Modern Dance Technique VII
  • DANC 412 Modern Dance Technique VIII
  • DANC 431 Ballet VII
  • DANC 432 Ballet VIII
  • THEA 333 Theatre Workshop
  • THEA 351 Lighting for the Stage
  • Behavioral science elective (3 credits) Must be chosen from anthropology, economics, geology, political science, psychology, or sociology and be 200-level or above.
  • Free electives (7 credits). Electives must be approved by your advisor.