B.A. in Dance

For more information on each course, visit the class description on the Radford University Office of the Registrar's website.

Core Curriculum Requirements (43-45 credits)

See Core Curriculum.

Dance Core (54 credits)

Theory Requirements (19 credits)

  • DNCE 100 - New Student Seminar
  • DNCE 310 - Study in Somatics (TH)
  • DNCE 410 - Accompaniment for Movement (TH)
  • DNCE 450 - Senior Seminar (TH)
  • DNCE 465 - Dance Production (TH)
  • DNCE 470 - Methods of Teaching Dance (TH)
  • DNCE 480 - History and Philosophy of Dance I (TH)
  • DNCE 481 - History and Philosophy of Dance II (TH)

Technique Requirements (20 credits)

  • Ten semester hours of modern dance technique courses
  • Ten semester hours of classical dance technique courses

Composition Requirements (3 credits)

  • DNCE 120 - Dance Improvisation (TQ)
  • DNCE 220 - Dance Composition (TH)

Performance Requirements (5 credits)

  • DNCE 260 - Production Participation (PR) (Three credit hours required)
  • DNCE 365 - Performance Practicum (PR) (Two credit hours required)

Dance Electives (6 credits)

All BA majors are required to complete six additional semester hours of courses selected from technique, composition and/or performance.

B.A. Requirements (6-8 credits)

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of the B.A. language requirements.

Electives (15-17 credits)

Students should consult their advisors in selecting elective courses to complete the 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Total Credits Needed for Degree (120)