• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Baltimore Highlands, MD, United States
The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Dance from University of Maryland Baltimore County prepares future dancers, choreographers, educators and scholars, through a core curriculum that includes traditional and experimental techniques, creative exploration, historical and aesthetic context, technology, and production skills.
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Overview

Students in the Bachelor of Arts degree program in Dance from University of Maryland Baltimore County may pursue elective study in a number of disciplines and related subject matter. 

Program Overview

The department offers a variety of approaches to performance and choreography and gives students opportunities to experience them through participation in faculty research, and through the Artist-in-Residence program, which brings nationally and internationally recognized dance artists of significance, to UMBC for a full semester each year. 

Students have the opportunity to work intensively with these artists and to learn about different methods of choreography and new techniques.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Contemporary Dance Technique 
  • Advanced Contemporary Dance Technique 
  • Ballet -Intermediate Ballet
  • Ballet - High Intermediate Ballet
  • Improvisation
  • Independent Projects in Choreography
  • Dance Composition 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4352 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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