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Dance, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Decatur, TX, United States
The Dance program is offered by Agnes Scott College is a performing art that places human experience before an audience in the present moment. Dance promotes self-examination and self-discipline, fosters the development of artistic, analytical, critical and organizational capabilities and stimulates the student to realize her full creative potential. 
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Overview

Major Student Learning Objectives - Students graduating with a Dance major from Agnes Scott College will be able to:

  • demonstrate a physical and conceptual understanding of dance techniques, concepts, artistry and terminology and apply them in performance;
  • demonstrate dance literacy, which includes the ability to use Labanotation and analysis;
  • demonstrate command of the choreographic tools necessary to creating and directing their own work;
  • demonstrate a kinesthetic awareness of how to use the body as an instrument in creating expressive and unique movements through improvisation;
  • demonstrate compositional elements such as space, time, energy and intent in the creation of a piece of choreography;
  • demonstrate advanced concepts of composition such as ABA, rondo, canon, theme and variation, and use of site-specific choreography;
  • critically analyze the elements of a dance performance or production.

What You'll Learn

As a liberal arts discipline, dance blends practical studio work with theoretical studies in areas such as dance history, labanotation and critical thought. You'll learn:
  • A physical and conceptual understanding of dance techniques, concepts, artistry, and terminology and how to apply them in performance
  • Dance literacy, which includes the ability to use Labanotation and analysis
  • Command of the choreographic tools necessary for creating and directing their own work

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:
  • Introduction To Ballet 
  • Introduction To Modern Dance 
  • Introduction To Jazz Dance 
  • Intermediate Ballet 
  • Intermediate Modern Dance 
  • History Of Dance.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

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General Requirements

  • An application for admission, via the Common Application, which includes:
  • Agnes Scott Supplement
  • Teacher Evaluation Form (teacher invitation sent via Common App)
  • Secondary School Report and International School Supplement from counselor or school official (invitation sent via Common App)
  • Official High School Transcript in English
  • Application fee of US $30
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores, evaluative interview with Agnes Scott admission counselor, InitialView Interview, or Duolingo English Proficiency Test
  • Agnes Scott's SAT school code is 5002; ACT school code is 0780.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Find details on our Admission Requirements page.
  • Agnes Scott's TOEFL school code is 5002.
  • International Student Certification of Finances (PDF)
  • Copy of Passport Biographical Page or National ID Card
  • Midyear Report (submit as soon as available)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Decatur

  • 1072 - 1990 USD/month
    Living Costs

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