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    Skidmore College
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Catalog 2017-2018

Dance B.S.


Dance major for students who entered Skidmore prior to Fall, 2018:

General Dance:

  1. 18 credit hours of technique
     
  2. 19 credit hours of theory to include DA 227 , DA 228 , DA 230 ,  ,  ,   and DA 375 . DA 376  recommended (required for Honors).

Performance/Choreography:

  1. 16 credit hours of technique
     
  2. 19 credit hours of theory to include DA 227 , DA 228 , DA 230 ,  ,  ,   and DA 375 . DA 376  recommended (required for Honors).
     
  3. 6 credit hours of workshop/production

Dance major for students who entered Skidmore in Fall 2018 and beyond:

Dance Research Studies:

  1. 21 credit hours of technique and/or Performance Workshop
     
  2. 20 credit hours of theory to include DA 227 , DA 228  ,  , and DA 375 . DA 376  recommended (required for Honors).

Performance/Choreography:

  1. 15 credit hours of technique
     
  2. 20 credit hours of theory to include DA 227 , DA 228 , DA 230 ,   ,  ,   and DA 375 . DA 376  recommended (required for Honors).
     
  3. 6 credit hours of workshop/production

WRITING REQUIREMENT IN THE DANCE MAJOR:

In addition to their studio and performance studies, all dance majors must successfully complete courses that complement and enhance students' understanding of dance as a diverse and evolving art form.  In these courses, students have the opportunity to practice the three styles of writing in dance that have been identified by the dance faculty as required for the dance major:

           A. Description of observed dance

           B. Expression of the creative experience of dance itself

           C. Critical and analytical research

Students will satisfy the writing requirement in the dance major by successfully completing the following four courses:

Foundational Writing:

  AND   
 

Intermediate Writing:

  OR   

Advanced Writing:

  OR   

 



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