BFA - Teaching

teaching

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in teaching is designed as a professional training program for serious dancers/artists interested in pursuing a career in the field. Courses cover such areas as modern, ballet, and jazz technique (beginning through advanced levels), 20th-century dance history, world dance, kinesiology, pedagogy, dance as a healing art, and teaching in area schools.
 
Students who choose to pursue a BFA must complete a core curriculum in addition to the courses dancers are assigned for the area of specialization in Teaching

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS with a major DANCE (BFA/DAN)
Area of Specialization in Teaching

201A-Beginning Composition
300-Modern III (or higher level; repeat five times)
304-Ballet III (repeat three times)
320-Improvisation
328-Teaching Creative Movement for People with Disabilities
334-20th-Century Dance
335L-World Dance
340-Science of Dance Movement
397-Junior Creative/Research Project
420-Contact Improvisation
425-Dance Pedagogy
425 Section 40-Dance Pedagogy: Continuing
426-Dance as a Healing Art
427-Teaching Movement in the Schools
427 Section 40--Practicum in the Schools
428-Internship in Children’s Dance
434-Junior/Senior Dance Seminar
491-Teaching Projects/Service Learning
497-Senior Creative/Research Project

Drama
106A-Theatre Production: Running Crew
 
107A Section 02 or 05-Theatre Production I: Costume Construction Crew
OR
340-Intermediate Costume Construction
 
378 Section 02-Stage Management Practicum I: Dance