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Liberal Education for Arts Professionals

Saint Mary's College of California

B.A. Online Blended
48 months
Duration
30500 USD/year
30500 USD/year
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About

The Liberal Education for Arts Professionals program at Saint Mary's College of California provides professional dancers and other performing artists a unique path to access higher education - a community for whom access to college has been traditionally rare or impractical.

Overview

The  Liberal Education for Arts Professionals program at Saint Mary's College of California  is specifically designed to deliver a comprehensive liberal arts education to professional dancers and performing artists from around the country, with the goal of completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Performing Arts from Saint Mary's College of California through part-time study. 

Mission and Learning Outcomes

LEAP endeavors to provide higher education of exceptional quality to professional dancers, a community for whom access to college has been traditionally rare or impractical. 

In alignment with Saint Mary’s core values and traditions, LEAP makes it possible for dancers to prepare intellectually and emotionally for a meaningful life beyond dance performance by offering them the chance to explore different disciplines, develop multiple perspectives, discover new passions, and become confident, lifelong learners.

The individual course learning outcomes also reflect the larger LEAP program goals for student learning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Western Tradition
  • Argument and Research
  • The Art and Practice of Math
  • Global Conversation of the 20th and 21st Centuries
  • Human Biology
  • Personal and Professional Assessment
  • The Bible and Its Interpretation: Wealth, Poverty and Economic Justice
  • Dance in Performance

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application and $50 fee.  
  • A personal statement addressing your artistic achievements, your professional and educational goals, and how you believe a BA in Performing Arts through the LEAP Program will help you achieve those goals.  Uploaded document should be 2-3 pages, 12 pt. font, double spaced.  
  • Current resume which shows at least 2 years of paid professional experience.
  • Official high school transcript, and official transcripts from any colleges and universities attended. (Unofficial documents may be uploaded to the application, with the official [sealed] documents to follow.  Please list Saint Mary's College of California as the recipient for your official transcripts.)
  • One Letter of Recommendation.  This will be requested virtually through our application process.
  • Professional Performance & Applied Dance Technique Documentation:

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  •  cost for the ten LEAP Core courses and ten Additional Courses for the Major (70 units)

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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