Bachelor of Arts in Dance Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and Stretch English

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

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
DANC 170 Integrated Dance Technique I (Major Core) 3
DANC 311 Alignment/Pilates Mat (Major Core) 1
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
B4 Support Course 3 2-3
 Units15-16
Second Semester
DANC 123 Music Fundamentals for Theatre and Dance Artists (Major Core) 3
Select One (Hidden Prerequisites): 1
Ballet I (Hidden Prereq for DANC 263)  
Modern Dance I (Hidden Prereq for DANC 275)  
Jazz Dance I (Hidden Prereq for DANC 276)  
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area D 3
 Units16-17
Third Semester
DANC 232 Dance Composition: Choreography I (Major Core) 3
Select 3 units (Major Core): 3
African-Haitian Dance I  
Dance in Cultural Context  
Cultural History of Dance  
Folklore of Dance: African-Haitian  
Select One (Major Core): 2
Ballet II  
Modern Dance II  
Jazz Dance II  
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
 Units14
Fourth Semester
Area of Focus (15 units total) - Take One 5 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D 3
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
DANC 301GW Dance Research Methods and Theory (Major Core) 3
DANC 350 Dance Aesthetics: Cultural/Historical Perspectives (Major Core, UD-C, GP) 3
Select One (Major Core): 3
Foundational Skills in Theatre and Dance Production  
Production Support for Theatre and Dance Performance  
Area of Focus (15 units total) - Take One 5  
GE Area F ± 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
Select One (Major Core): 3
Historical Survey of Dance in the Western World (UD-C)  
Ethnography of Dance (UD-C, GP)  
Area of Focus (15 units total) - Take One 5 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
U.S. and California Government 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
DANC 304 Issues in Dance Medicine I (Major Core) 3
Area of Focus (15 units total) - Take One 5 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Area of Focus (15 units total) - Take One 5 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Four 6 12
 Units15
 Total Units120-123