Curriculum Details

The following table lists the courses for the MFA in Dance Program.

Course List for MFA in Dance Program

Code Course Title Credits Prerequisite(s)
Studio Core (23 cr)
   Concentration: Choose one of
     Concentration - Classical Ballet (22 cr)
DAB501R Advanced Classical Ballet I 8
DAB601R Advanced Classical Ballet II 8 DAB 501R
DAB512 Graduate Choreography I: Classical Ballet 2
DAB521R Repertory I: Classical Ballet 4
     Concentration - Classical Chinese Dance (22 cr) 22
DAN501R Advanced Classical Chinese Dance I 8
DAN601R Advanced Classical Chinese Dance II 8 DAN 501R
DAN512 Graduate Choreography I: Classical Chinese Dance 2
DAN521R Repertory I: Classical Chinese Dance 4
Fei Tian Feature Course
DAN551 Integration of Dance and Music 1
Academic Core (11 cr)
DAN510 Advanced Pedagogy I 2
   History and Theory
DAN542 Dance Throughout the Ages 3
   Dance Science (choose one from)
DAN523 Holistic Health for Artists 2
DAN623 Dance Kinesiology 2
LAS550 Research Methodology in the Arts 2
   Fei Tian Feature Course
DAN561 Seminar: Dance in Cultural Context 2
Electives (20 cr)
   Studio Electives (at least 10 cr), select from the following
DAN 531 Acting for Stage 1
DAN532 Modern Dance 2 Instructor approval
DAN612 Graduate Choreography II: Classical Chinese Dance 2 DAN 512
DAN621R Repertory II: Classical Chinese Dance 4 DAN 521
DAB612 Graduate Choreography II: Ballet 2 DAB 512
DAB621R Repertory II: Ballet 4 DAB 521
DAN645 Intermediate Techniques of Classical Ballet I 2
DAN646 Intermediate Techniques of Classical Ballet II 2 DAN 645
DAN641 Intermediate Techniques of Classical Chinese Dance I 2
DAN642 Intermediate Techniques of Classical Chinese Dance II 2 DAN 641
DAN555 Graduate Practicum 4
DAN556 Independent Study or Project 1–6
DAN671 Internship 4
   Academic Electives (at least 10 cr), select from the following
DAN511 Advanced Pedagogy II 2 DAN 510
DAN611 Psychology in Dance Education 2
DAN563 Topics in Dance Ethnography 2
DAN663 Perspectives on Dance Aesthetics 2
LAS522 Seminar in Performing Arts Management 3
LAS570 Media Technology for the Arts 2
Master Projects (6 cr)
DAN650 Master’s Project 6 LAS 550
Total Credits Required for Graduation 60
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