Nov 29, 2022  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
2021-2022 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dance, B.A.

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The Dance B.A. offers dance and movement studies rooted in anti-racist practices and pedagogical apporaches with an emphasis on dance as a universal human experience and cultural activity. Courses include choreography, performance, and somatic approaches to dancing, with supporting courses in dance and theatre history, teaching methodologies, anatomy for dancers, global perspectives in dance, technical theatre, and special topics. The Dance Program is committed to equitable, accessible and inclusive learning environments where all are welcome.

Degree Requirements

See the “Degree Requirements ” in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements.

General Education Requirements (48 units). 

See the “General Education Program ” requirements in the University Catalog for information on General Education requirements. Some major requirements may double count for GE requirements.

Phase I, Required for Dance, B.A. (First-year and sophomore years)

The Department of Theatre Arts & Dance requires all prospective Dance majors to complete an audition. Students must complete Phase I before Phase II.

Recommended General Education

Area A3 and C3 courses (year-long course)

Required History Courses

Required Technical Theatre Courses


Total units in Phase I: 14

Total units in Phase II: 35

Total units in the dance concentration: 49

Program Road Maps

First-Year Advising Guide

First-Year Advising Guide

Sample Four-Year Plan, Dance, B.A.

First Year: 30 Units

Spring Semester (15 Units)

Sophomore Year: 30 Units

Fall Semester (15 Units)

Spring Semester (15 Units)

Junior Year: 31 Units

Fall Semester (16 Units)

Spring Semester (15 Units)

Senior Year: 29 Units

Total Units: 120

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