The LEAP Bachelor of Arts Degree

The LEAP Program offers current and former dance professionals a Bachelor of Arts degree in Performing Arts through Saint Mary's College.

The degree is comprised of 126 units, which are earned in the following ways:

  • LEAP's Core Residency Courses (35 units)
  • Challenge By Examination Courses (many of which are satisfied by prior professional experience) (35 units)
  • Experiential Learning Essays (up to 30 units)
  • Transfer/Certificated Coursework (at least 26 units)

Students work with the LEAP advisor in their city to track their progress throughout the program. Take a look at what a typical Course of Study guide looks like for a current LEAP student. 

LEAP Pie Chart