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  Aug 21, 2017
 
 
    
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Dance, BFA


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Program Coordinator: Marissa Nesbitt (112 Messick Building; 252-328-6325; nesbitm@ecu.edu)

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. General education requirements including those listed below - 40 s.h.


Dance performance and choreography concentration


2. Core - 43 s.h.


3. Concentration areas - 40-42 s.h.


(Choose one.)

Dance education - 42 s.h.


Dance technique courses (6 s.h.)


Dance performance and choreography - 40 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)

4. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.


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