2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Ballet, BFA

University Requirements

Undergraduate degree (127 hours minimum)

Upper-level coursework taken at TCU (42 hours minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum (39 hours minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum requirements may range from 39 to 63 hours depending on the choice of courses. Some courses may count in more than one area.

Major Requirements

Ballet majors must earn a minimum of 2.5 credit hours at the highest level of ballet for graduation.

Technique (20 hours)

DANC 20100Classical Ballet Technique Level I

0.50-2.50

DANC 30100Classical Ballet Technique and Artistry Level II

0.50-2.50

DANC 40100Ballet Technique and Artistry Level III

0.50-2.50

DANC 50100Ballet Technique and Artistry Level IV

0.50-2.50

Pointe (1 hours)

DANC 30110Pointe

0.5

Modern Dance Technique (7.5 hours)

DANC 20200Modern Dance Technique Level I

1.00-3.00

DANC 30200Modern Dance Technique and Artistry Level II

1.00-3.00

DANC 40200Modern Dance Technique and Artistry Level III

1.00-3.00

Bodywork (3 hours)

DANC 10211Bodywork I

1

DANC 10221Bodywork II

1

DANC 20211Bodywork III

1

DANC 20221Bodywork IV

1

Additional Courses (47.5 hours)

DANC 10300Dance Production Practicum I

0.5

DANC 10302Music for Dancers

2

DANC 10311Career Preparation I

1

DANC 10312Improvisation

2

DANC 10331International Dance Forms

1

DANC 10341The Working Body

1

DANC 20300DanceTCU I

0.5

DANC 20303Functional Anatomy

3

DANC 20322Choreography I: Elements of Dance Composition

2

DANC 20333Dance Production

3

DANC 30161Ballet Variations

1

DANC 30181Ballet Partnering

1

DANC 30130Teaching Methods-Ballet

1.00-3.00

DANC 30300Dance Production Practicum II

0.5

DANC 30332Choreography II: Intermediate Dance Composition

2

DANC 30311Career Preparation II

1

DANC 30333Lighting and Design for Dance

3

DANC 40300DanceTCU II

0.5

DANC 40343Choreography III: Advanced Dance Composition

3

DANC 40353Choreography IV: Senior Capstone

3

DANC 40373Dance History I

3

DANC 40383Dance History II

3

DANC 50303Dance Theory

3

May move through DanceTCU levels differently.

Approved Dance Electives (9 hours)

Suggested Courses for First Year

Fall (11.5 hours)

DANC 10211Bodywork I

1

DANC 10300Dance Production Practicum I

0.5

DANC 10311Career Preparation I

1

DANC 20200Modern Dance Technique Level I

1.00-3.00

DANC 20300DanceTCU I

0.5

DANC 20333Dance Production

3

DANC 30100Classical Ballet Technique and Artistry Level II

0.50-2.50

DANC 30110Pointe

0.5

OR

DANC 30181Ballet Partnering

1

TCU Core Curriculum (6 hours)

Spring (12 hours)

DANC 10300Dance Production Practicum I

0.5

DANC 10221Bodywork II

1

DANC 10302Music for Dancers

2

DANC 10312Improvisation

2

DANC 10341The Working Body

1

DANC 20200Modern Dance Technique Level I

1.00-3.00

DANC 30100Classical Ballet Technique and Artistry Level II

0.50-2.50

DANC 30110Pointe

0.5

TCU Core Curriculum (6 hours)