2015-2016 General Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2018  
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modern Dance Teaching, H.B.F.A. - Honors

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Requirements for the Honors Degree may exceed the minimum total hour requirements for this major.

Major Requirements for Modern Dance

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

Department of Modern Dance
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Honors Advisor: Ellen Bromberg

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 79

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.

Freshman Year Required Courses

Sophomore Year Required Courses

Junior Year Required Courses

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Senior Year Required Courses

Fall Semester

Major Requirements for Modern Dance Teaching

Courses to be added to the Fourth Year - Spring Semester

Honors Required Courses

Students who complete the Honors Degree requirements AND maintain a 3.5 gpa will recieve the Honors Degree (H.B.S or H.B.A.) designation on their diploma.

See Honors College  for more information.


Complete 3 additional honors (HONOR or HON attribute) courses.


Complete 1 Honors Thesis course (DEPT 4999) in your major department.

Final thesis must be approved by Honors Advisor.