Degree Plans

The Dance Program at UTRGV provides a dynamic and diverse learning environment where students develop as dance artists and educators. The BFA in Dance emphasizes training in dance performance and choreographic skills.  The BA in Dance (Teaching Certification) offers students a teaching certification in Secondary Dance. 

BFA in Dance

The BFA emphasizes training in dance performance and choreographic skills. This degree is designed to provide students with a broad and thorough base of dance technique training and performance experience to prepare for continued study at the graduate level or to enter the dance field in a professional capacity

Download BFA in Dance Degree Plan


NOTE: Students who are still in the BA performance program before fall 2018 will follow the curriculum of B.A. in Dance Performance, and that the BFA curriculum starting Fall 2018 BFA in Dance is in place.

B.A. in Dance (Teaching Certification)

This track leads ultimately to teacher certification in Secondary Dance. The Certification Track provides students with a broad preparation in all areas of dance as well as 24 hours of education courses. The courses required of this track are aligned with the state of Texas requirements for teacher certification (TExES). The Certification Track is necessary for students seeking teacher certification in dance, and is also recommended for students who are interested in teaching in the private studio setting.

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Download Minor Degree Plan