BFA in Dance

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance offers professional dance training. This specialization field mainly focuses to develop the disciplined, versatile dance artist. Students who major in dance are creative, imaginative and expressive. BFA Dance program provides an atmosphere in which students are nurtured and stimulated in their quest for artistic achievement, technical mastery and scholarly excellence. All dance majors have opportunities to perform and choreograph as an integral part of their performance studies.

Coursework

The BFA in Dance syllabus includes a sequence of daily technique dance classes in contemporary art and support courses that focus on enhancing performing skills and knowledge. Below are some of the courses to be studied:

  • Ballet
  • Modern dance
  • Jazz dance
  • Dance theory and practice
  • Dance history
  • Dance Production
  • Dance Techniques
  • Creating dance routines
  • Overview and structure of dance
  • Musicals on stage

Skills Acquired

  • Demonstrate an understanding of dance technique, classroom etiquette, dress, and process
  • Understand the use of space, line, placement and musicality
  • Demonstrate the technical proficiency and artistic expressiveness
Career Options

Careers in dance range from performance to production, teaching to dance therapy. Professional dancers may perform in ballet, modern dance companies, film or television. Students with this major have found work as a:

  • Dance Teacher
  • Choreographer
  • Ballet Instructors
  • Dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Dance/Aerobic Instructor
  • Dance Therapist
  • Dance Notator