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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Modern Dance, B.F.A.


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Major Requirements for Modern Dance


The University of Utah is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD).

Modern Dance Program - School of Dance
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Honors Advisor: Ellen Bromberg

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 79-81

Admission Requirements

Auditions are required for this major. Students must be admitted to the University of Utah before they can be formally accepted into the major.

Graduation Requirements

Entering first-year students must complete at least 79 credits of DANC courses at the University of Utah. Transfer students, if entering the BFA Program as a sophomore, must complete at least 63 credits of DANC courses at the University of Utah. All majors courses must be completed with a “C-” or better. Technique placement for Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years is determined by the Department of Modern Dance faculty. Students must advance to at least DANC 3310 and DANC 3320, Level III Modern Dance Technique, in order to graduate.

Honors in Modern Dance

Students seeking an HBFA in Modern Dance must complete:

Freshman Year Required Courses


Sophomore Year Required Courses


Junior Year Required Courses


Senior Year Required Courses


Performance Requirement


In addition, all Modern Dance BFA students must complete 1 performance credit in DANC 4388, which may be completed at any time during a student’s time in the BFA program. 

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16.5

Second Year


Total Hours: 14

Total Hours: 15

Third Year


Total Hours: 15.5

Total Hours: 13.5

Fourth Year


Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 15