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Britta Peterson
Director, Dance

Katzen, Room 238

4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016 United States

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Dance (BA)

Offered by the Department of Performing Arts, College of Arts and Sciences.

Admission to the Program

Formal admission to the major requires a grade point average of 2.00 and the approval of the program director.

  • 120 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better
  • Completion of college writing requirement
  • Completion of university mathematics requirement

General Education Requirements

  • A total of ten courses, consisting of two courses from each of the five foundational areas
  • At least one course from Area Five: The Natural and Mathematical Sciences must include a laboratory science component
  • No more than two courses may be taken in the same discipline

Major Requirements

  • 43 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 21 credit hours at or above the 300-level

Course Requirements

Embodied Knowledge (12 credit hours)

Complete 12 credit hours from the following:

Critical Inquiry (12 credit hours)

Creative Practices (10 credit hours)

Concentration (9 credit hours)

Complete 9 credit hours from the following or other courses at or above the 300-level with approval of dance faculty mentor: