Master of Fine Arts in the Field of Dance
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
60 credits in required courses.
|TRDA 6200||Portfolio I:Performance|
|TRDA 6201||Personal Aesthetics I: The Body|
|TRDA 6202||Contemporary Dance History and Criticism|
|TRDA 6203||Portfolio II: Choreography/Creativity|
|TRDA 6204||Personal Aesthetics II: The Environment|
|TRDA 6206||Dance Pedagogy|
|TRDA 6207||Portfolio III: Artistic Initiative|
|TRDA 6208||New Media & Dance|
|TRDA 6209||Cultural Communities of Dance|
|TRDA 6210||Personal Aesthetics III: Integration|
|TRDA 6211||Career Networks in Dance|
|TRDA 6296||Research Project I|
|TRDA 6299||Research Project II|
|Up to 15 credits of accelerated placement for high-level work is possible through three portfolio review courses:|
|TRDA 6212||Portfolio Review I: Performance (for TRDA 6200)|
|TRDA 6213||Portfolio Review II: Choreography/Creativity (for TRDA 6203)|
|TRDA 6214||Portfolio Review III: Artistic Initiatives (for TRDA 6207)|
A committee consisting of dance faculty and an outside professional administer the portfolio review, using a strict assessment rubric to assist students with tracking their growth and placement level. Students who qualify for the full 5 credits for any or all of the portfolio review courses (TRDA 6212 Portfolio Review I: Performance, TRDA 6213 Portfolio Review II: Choreography/Creativity, and TRDA 6214 Portfolio Review III: Artistic Initiatives) are not required to take the corresponding portfolio course (TRDA 6200 Portfolio I:Performance, TRDA 6203 Portfolio II: Choreography/Creativity, and TRDA 6207 Portfolio III: Artistic Initiative); students who receive fewer than 5 credits in any review courses must enroll for the remaining credits in the portfolio course(s). Visit the department website for additional information.