An audition is required for entrance into the dance major, minor, and arts for children major/dance specialty programs. Application forms are available online here, and in the Dance Department office, 141 Hartwell Hall. Auditions are held in November, February and March/April.
Many dance courses (i.e., Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Modern, Irish, African, Movement and Self Awareness, Introduction to Dance) are open to students in all majors – no audition is required for these courses.
The following is a recommended sequence for two years of Dance major or minor requirements and may be augmented with dance electives and/or a dance breadth component course.
Recommended BA/BS and BFA Courses in the Freshman Year
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Recommended BA/BS and BFA Courses in the Sophomore Year
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All Dance majors should be advised by Dance faculty in their first year. It is possible to audition and be accepted into the major/minor after the first year. For further information about requirements for the 35-credit dance major and the 85-credit BFA degree, please contact the Department of Dance, 141 Hartwell Hall, (585) 395-2153; check the departmental website at www.brockport.edu/dance or refer to the Undergraduate Catalog.
This major/program requires a grade of “C” or above in all courses used to fulfill major requirements. Courses with C- grades CANNOT be applied and must be repeated.