- Minimum GPA of 2.000 overall
- Minimum GPA of 2.500 in the prerequisite courses
- All undergraduate majors include at least 24-credit hours at the upper division (at least 300-level)
Buffalo, NY 14260-5030
Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance
Director of Undergraduate Dance
Assistant to the Chair
A minimum grade of C+ is necessary in all required courses.
Students wishing to transfer into the Department of Theatre & Dance should consult with the Program Director and Academic Manager in order to assess applicable coursework toward their degree. Transfer coursework is evaluated by our faculty and requires the submission of a course syllabus as well as previous transcripts. Students will be placed in the appropriate level of technique courses based on this evaluation, which may not correspond directly to student’s academic year.
A core requirement of the Dance Program is the students’ practical work on and in productions. As performers, students need to be in residence at UB in order to complete degree requirements.
DAC 250 Global Dance Studies
DAC 430 Dance History
DAC 432 Applied Kinesiology and Anatomy for Dancers
DAC 441 Choreography
DAC 454 Methods of Dance Teaching
DAC 481 Research in Dance Or DAC 442 Choreography 2
TH 203 Visual Imagination
Two 200/300-level TH practicums
* Course fees are associated with Ballet and Modern technique courses
|Credits Required for Major||55|
|Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum||40|
|Additional Credits Required for Electives||25|
|Total Credits Required for Degree||120|
Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.
See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.
Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.