BA Dance Studies

Dance Studies student performingThe Department of Theatre and Dance offers a Bachelor of Arts in Dance Studies. The Dance Studies degree is designed to meet the needs of today's students, taking an integrative and cross-disciplinary approach to dance training. The Dance Studies major is open to all students. No audition is required to enroll however auditions are held for choreographers and performers.

The B.A. in Dance Studies requires 45 credit hours in the major as specified on the Degree Program of Study. In addition, the General Education Core Requirments are required of all ASU Students.


Students considering pursuit of the Dance Studies major should contact Dance facutly Susan Lutz or Emily Daughtridge to schedule an advising appointment.

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For more information about opportunities related to Dance at Appalachian visit the Dance Program Overview page

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Click here for a model Schedule Guide (This link connects you to a chart of PDF files.)

Advising Notes

Students planning to major in Theatre should avoid THR 2010 Analyzing Style and Form: Theatre. This course is a survey that is part of the "Analyzing Style and Form" theme in the General Education curriculum. Majors should enroll in THR 2005 Page and Stage, which is part of the "How We Tell Stories" theme.

Download the PDF below for additional Advising Notes used by General College advisors.

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