Dance Honors Program (B.S. and B.F.A. degrees)

In order to enter the departmental honors program, students must have achieved academic excellence in previous work, such as a high school g.p.a. of 3.5 or a college or university g.p.a. of 3.3. Students must meet all regular major requirements including the following: three honors-option courses within their major taught by full-time faculty members (internships cannot satisfy this requirement), at least one 4000-level seminar offered through the Liberal Arts Honors Program, a senior honors thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor in their major area (DNC 5997) and maintain a minimum g.p.a. of 3.3 cumulative and in the major.

Dance Honors Curriculum (15 credits required)

Course List
Code Title Credits
Select the Honors Option in three of the following: 9-10

DNC 2000

Introduction to World Dance 3

DNC 2300

History of Dance to 1800 3

DNC 2310

History of Dance from 1800 to the Present 3

DNC 3180

Dance Kinesiology 3

DNC 3310

Dance Production 3

DNC 3810

Dance Pedagogy 3

DNC 4810

Dance Teaching Methods 3

DNC 5810

Teaching Creative Dance for Children 3
DNC 5997 Departmental Honors Thesis 3
HON 42xx - 4200 Level Seminar 3
Total Credits 15-16

Students must maintain an overall 3.3 g.p.a.

For additional information, students should consult the Irvin D. Reid Honors College