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2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dance, BFA


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Department of Theatre and Dance, College of Fine and Performing Arts

94-103 credits

Introduction

In the course of their Dance studies, students will learn to understand and evaluate contemporary thinking about dance and related arts, while nurturing a physical and intellectual understanding of the language of movement that is reflective of and insightful toward the human condition.

Why Consider a Dance Major with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree?

The BFA Program in Dance is a professionally oriented degree, which presumes that students are seriously interested in the process of performing or choreographing and wish to make it their career. The BFA degree is a highly selective program which trains exceptionally committed, disciplined, and talented students to the level at which they might gain entry to a leading graduate, conservatory, or MFA Program, or directly enter one of the areas of the dancing profession.

 Contact Information

Department Chair
Beth Leonard
Performing Arts 395B
360-650-3880
Beth.Leonard@wwu.edu

Associate Chair and Dance Coordinator
Cher Carnell
Commissary 113C
360-650-3893
Cher.Carnell@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

Professional Dancer | Choreographer | Dance Therapist | Arts Management | Dance Educator | Dance Notation | Professor

 Major/Career Resources

http://www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml
http://www.artjob.org/

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Admissions: The BFA is by invitation only.

Faculty vote to select students recognized as qualified for the BFA.

Application deadlines: Interested students apply spring of their junior year.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.

Requirements


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