The MFA in Dance is a 60-credit program that includes studio courses in advanced techniques, expanded repertories, and choreography for both Classical Chinese Dance and Classical Ballet; academic courses in pedagogy, history, and theory; related cultural knowledge; research methodology; and arts administration.
The table below presents the curriculum breakdown for the MFA. In addition to providing systematic training and advancement in Classical Chinese Dance and Classical Ballet, the MFA curriculum contains a required course on the integration of dance and music with an emphasis on practical professional experience.
MFA in Dance Curriculum
|Studio Core Requirements||22|
|Concentration courses, one of|
|Classical Chinese Dance|
|Academic Core Requirements||12|
|History and Theory||4|
|Studio Electives||A minimum of 8 cr|
|Academic Electives||A minimum of 8 cr|
|Total Required Credits for Graduation||60|