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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Dance, BFA Major in


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A performing arts program with emphasis on the study of technique, composition, performance and production. The course of study is designed to provide students with a concentrated experience in dance as an art form.

An audition and a personal interview with a member of the dance faculty is required prior to registration as a major.

Program Requirements


Candidates for graduation with the BFA degree in dance must fulfill the following requirements:

1. The Successful Completion of at Least 132 Semester Hours


The successful completion of at least 132 s.h. as listed below.

2. Liberal Arts Requirements - Semester Hours: 62


At least 62 semester hours of the total must be in liberal arts.

3. Residence Requirements


Candidates must spend the last four semesters of full-time study in-residence at Hofstra.

5. Demonstration Requirements


Demonstration of proficiency satisfactory to the dance faculty as determined by a fall and spring evaluation of majors and a senior project.

6. Major Requirements


  • Students must participate in MOVOM (the Modern Dance Club) each semester.
  • Assignment of students to the appropriate ballet and modern dance courses and labs will be based on prior experience, study and advancement.
  • Courses chosen from the following:

A. Core Dance Requirements*(See Footnote) - Semester Hours: 76


B. Other Major Requirements - Semester Hours: 24


C. Dance Electives - Semester Hours: 2 to 3


Chosen from the following courses:

D. General Electives - Semester Hours: 6


Courses chosen under advisement

Complete BFA Requirements


BFA Requirements  in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Sample Four-Year Course Sequence


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