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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dance (Dance Education Licensure), B.F.A. Degree Requirements (136 hours)

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Degree Plan (DANCEEDBFA)

General Education Curriculum

GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)

GEC 02. Natural Science (8-10 hours minimum)

Select 2 courses with labs:

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)

GEC 04. Aesthetic Values (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 06. Mathematics (3 hours)

Select 1 course:

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)

GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (3 hours)

 Select 1 course:

GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)


*This course satisfies both the GEC requirement and a program requirement for this major.

**This particular GEC course is recommended by this major.

***This course does not satisfy prerequisites for any other math course.

GEC restrictions apply; see here .

GEC 07 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum

Select 15 hours (Modern Dance)♦:

At least 2 semesters at the 400 level is required in Modern technique.

Select 12 hours (Ballet) ♦:

At least 2 semesters at the 400 level is required in Ballet technique.

DEG 03. Electives (0 hours)

 Choose electives as needed with adviser’s approval. (See Hours to Degree below.)


+ By Audition

DAN 201  and DAN 202  may be required for students not meeting 300-level requirements

These courses must total to 4 hours.

Hours to Degree

136 hours are needed to graduate with a BFA in Dance (Licensure). At least 50 percent of the hours applied to a degree at The University of Southern Mississippi must be earned from a senior college, and 45 of these hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above. The student must earn at least 21 of the last 30 hours of course work and at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss. See Residence Hour Requirements  for more information.

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