Students pursuing the Performing Arts Degree with an emphasis in Dance, must complete the required lower and upper division courses as set forth below.

Major Requirements

Prior dance experience is helpful, but not necessary.

Perceiving the Performing Arts 

Dance Science

Beginning Choreography (Jan Term)

Choreography I

Modern/Contemporary Dance every semester 

Ballet every semester 

Music in Performance 

Dance History I

Dance History II

Dance in Performance

Dance Production (3x)

Choreography II

Advanced Choreography

Theatre in Performance: Bay Area Theatre 

Senior Project 


Minor Requirements

Perceiving the Performing Arts 

Dance Science

Beginning Choreography (Jan Term) or Choreography I

Contemporary/Modern Dance every semester

Ballet every semester 

Dance History I

Dance History II

Dance in Performance

Dance Production

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Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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