Curriculum Overview

The MFA in Dance is a 60-credit program that provides systematic training and advancement in Classical Chinese Dance as well as academic courses in pedagogy, history, theory, related cultural knowledge and research methodology. Students have the opportunity to take various elective courses in the areas of arts administration, performance, and practical professional experiences.

The table below presents the curriculum breakdown for the MFA.

MFA in Classical Chinese Dance Curriculum

Area Credits
Studio Core 22
   Techniques 16
   Repertoire 4
   Choreography 2
Academic Core 12
   Pedagogy 2
   History and Theory 3
   Research 2
   Culture, Music, and Dance 5
Electives 20
   Including a minimum of 10 credits of studio electives 10
Master’s Project 6
Total Required Credits for Graduation 60
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