The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in dance is a degree focused on preparation for professional performance and choreography. Dance BFA major course offerings include study in modern, ballet and jazz techniques, choreography, dance history, dance kinesiology, repertoire and methods of teaching. Additional courses are offered in music theatre dance, tap, mime theatre, ballroom and other special forms.
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a degree in dance with emphasis on dance technique and related studies, and a complimentary course of study chosen from a wide variety of fields in consultation with the student’s academic advisor. These can include, but are not limited to fields such as business, entrepreneurship, exercise science, psychology, sociology and other areas of interest. Dance BA major course offerings include study in modern, ballet and jazz techniques; dance history and dance kinesiology. Additional classes are offered in methods of teaching, choreography, music theatre dance, tap, mime theatre, ballroom and other special forms.