Bachelor of Arts in Dance Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 45

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
DANC 170 Integrated Dance Technique I 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Third Semester
BIOL 100 Human Biology 3
MUS 120 Basic Music I 4 3
Dance Technique (12 Units Total) – See List 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
DANC 232 Dance Composition: Choreography I 3
Dance Technique (12 Units Total) 6 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3-4
Complementary Studies – Take Two 5 6
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
DANC 300GW Dance Organizational Strategies and Field Topics - GWAR 3
DANC 304 Issues in Dance Medicine I 3
DANC 311 Alignment/Pilates Mat 1
TH A 205 Introduction to Technical Theatre and Design 2
TH A 313 Lighting and Sound Laboratory 2
Dance Technique (12 Units Total) 6 4
 Units15
Sixth Semester
DANC 350
Dance Aesthetics: Cultural/Historical Perspectives
or Historical Survey of Dance in the Western World
3
Dance Technique (12 Units Total) 6 3
Emphasis Electives (13 Units Total) –  Take Two 7 6
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Emphasis Electives (13 Units Total) – Take Three 7 9
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Emphasis Electives (13 Units Total) – Take as Many as Needed to Reach 13 Units 7 4
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take One to Three 5 8
 Units15
 Total Units120-121