2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Modern Dance, 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 may range from 39 to 63 hours depending on the choice of courses. Some courses may count in more than one area.

Major Requirements

Modern Dance Technique (20 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 (4 hours)

DANC 10211Bodywork I

1

DANC 10221Bodywork II

1

DANC 20211Bodywork III

1

DANC 20221Bodywork IV

1

Ballet Technique (7.5 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

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 20262Contact Improvisation

2

DANC 20300DanceTCU I

0.5

DANC 20303Functional Anatomy

3

DANC 20322Choreography I: Elements of Dance Composition

2

DANC 20333Dance Production

3

DANC 30230Teaching Methods - Modern Dance

1.00-3.00

DANC 30300Dance Production Practicum II

0.5

DANC 30311Career Preparation II

1

DANC 30332Choreography II: Intermediate Dance Composition

2

DANC 30333Lighting and Design for Dance

3

DANC 40272Advanced Performance Practicum

2

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 Freshman Year

Fall (11 hours)

DANC 10211Bodywork I

1

DANC 10300Dance Production Practicum I

0.5

DANC 10311Career Preparation I

1

DANC 20100Classical Ballet Technique Level I

0.50-2.50

DANC 20200Modern Dance Technique Level I

1.00-3.00

DANC 20300DanceTCU I

0.5

DANC 20333Dance Production

3

Dance Electives (1 hour)

TCU Core Curriculum (6 hours)

Spring (12 hours)

DANC 10221Bodywork II

1

DANC 10300Dance Production Practicum I

0.5

DANC 10302Music for Dancers

2

DANC 10312Improvisation

2

DANC 10341The Working Body

1

DANC 20200Modern Dance Technique Level I

1.00-3.00

DANC 20300DanceTCU I

0.5

TCU Core Curriculum (6 hours)