Loyola University Chicago

Dance

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Curriculum

B.A. in Dance (40 hours)

Foundation Courses (10)
Course Number Title Credits
THTR 321 C Costume Practicum 2
DANC 250 Dance History 3
DANC 270 Dance Kinesiology 3
THTR 321 E Electrics Practicum 2
Applied Courses (20)
Course Number Title Credits
DANC 341 or
DANC 343
Intermediate Majors Ballet
Advanced Majors Ballet
8
DANC 312 or
DANC 314
Pointe I
Pointe II
4
DANC 224 Majors Modern Dance II 2
DANC 324 Majors Modern Dance III 2
  Electives 4
Synthesis (10)
Course Number Title Credits
DANC 323 Rehearsal and Performance 2
DANC 360 Dance Pedagogy 3
DANC 370 Dance Composition 3
DANC 394 Internship in Dance 1

DANC 380 Senior Showcase (Capstone) 1

Suggested Sequence

Year 1
Fall
DANC 341 Ballet IV /343 Ballet V*
DANC 312 Pointe I
THTR 321 C Costume Practicum*
Spring
DANC 341 Ballet IV /343 Ballet V*
DANC 312 Pointe I
DANC 250 Dance History 
THTR 321 E Electrics Practicum*
Year 2
Fall
DANC 341 Ballet IV /343 Ballet V*
DANC 312 Pointe I or 314 Pointe II* 
DANC 270 Dance Kinesiology
DANC 323 Rehearsal & Performance*
DANC 224 Majors Modern II*
DANC Elective
Spring
DANC 341 Ballet IV /343 Ballet V*
DANC 312 or 314 Pointe I or II
DANC224 Majors Modern II*
DANC Elective
Year 3
Fall
DANC 341 Ballet IV /343 Ballet V* 
DANC 312 or 314 Pointe I or II*
DANC 324 Majors Modern III*
DANC 323 Rehearsal & Performance*
Spring
DANC 341 Ballet IV /343 Ballet V*
DANC 312 Pointe I or 314 Pointe II*
DANC 324 Majors Modern III*
DANC 370 Dance Composition*
Year 4
Fall
DANC 341 Ballet IV /343 Ballet V*
DANC 312 Pointe I or 314 Pointe II*
DANC 324 Majors Modern III*
DANC 360 Dance Pedagogy
DANC 323 Rehearsal & Performance*
DANC 394 Internship in Dance 
Spring
DANC 341 Ballet IV /343 Ballet V*
DANC 312 Pointe I or 314 Pointe II*
DANC 324 Majors Modern III* DANC 380 Senior Showcase Capstone

Courses with an asterisk (*) beside them can be taken in any semester that they appear in depending on student's preference and course schedule.