Oct 17, 2021
In order to declare a major in dance, a student must be admitted through an entrance audition and must pass an examination by a dance faculty jury in the spring of the first and second year to maintain enrollment in the program. Dance faculty will determine placement in technique levels. Dance majors must attain a minimum grade of C (2.0) in all required DNCE courses, and all students must earn a C (2.0) or better in technique classes to advance to the next level.
See College of Education Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements.
Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:
1. Foundations curriculum including those listed below - 42 s.h.
(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum .)
Dance education concentration
Dance performance and choreography concentration
Dance technique courses - 20 s.h.
Creative and contextual dance courses - 17 s.h.
3. Concentration areas - 41-43 s.h.
Dance education - 43 s.h.
Dance technique courses (7 s.h.)
Creative and contextual dance courses (6 s.h.)
Professional courses (27 s.h.)
Dance performance and choreography - 41 s.h.
Dance technique courses (28 s.h.)
- DNCE 2136 - Intermediate Jazz I
- DNCE 2146 - Intermediate Jazz II
- 12 s.h. in ballet, modern and/or jazz at the 3000-level (take two techniques each semester, including at least one semester of each technique)
- 12 s.h. in ballet, modern and/or jazz at the 4000-level (taking two techniques each semester, including at least one semester of each technique)
Creative and contextual dance courses (7 s.h.)
Dance electives (6 s.h.)
(Choose 6 s.h. from the following courses.)
4. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.