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    Jun 21, 2024  
American University Catalog 2023-2024 
American University Catalog 2023-2024

Dance (BA)

Offered by the Department of Performing Arts , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program

Formal admission to the major requires a minimum 2.00 GPA and the approval of the program director.

University Requirements

AU Core Requirements

For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements

  • 43 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 21 credit hours at or above 300-level

Course Requirements

Critical Inquiry (12 credit hours)

Concentration (9 credit hours)

Complete 9 credit hours from the following, or other courses at or above 300-level approved by dance faculty mentor:

Capstone (3 credit hours)

Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees

American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program  and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.