Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts > School of Theatre & Dance > Dance, BFA
Students seeking the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree must fulfill the 42-hour university core curriculum and complete 81 semester hours in dance. In addition to meeting the requirements for admission at the University of Houston, students applying for entry into the BFA in Dance program must pass a performance audition. Students accepted into the BFA Dance program will be placed by the faculty into an appropriate level, as assessed through the audition process. Upon acceptance into the BFA Dance program, the candidates must maintain or exceed the standards of the program. The annual review process of BFA Dance candidates includes:
Meeting with assigned faculty mentor each semester in the Freshman or first year (transfer students) enrolled at the University of Houston. Thereafter, meeting faculty mentor annually. Student is responsible for contacting mentor and setting up appointments.
An annual review by faculty of the BFA candidate regarding progress, potential, and ability to successfully complete program. A negative assessment will place the student on probation for the following semester.
Students who earn below a 2.00 (C) in any dance course will be placed on department probation.
To satisfy degree requirements, students in the BFA Dance program must maintain a cumulative 2.67 (B-) average in all major courses. Falling below this mark will place the student on department probation.