Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance
Develop a balanced set of skills in modern dance technique, performance, choreography and theory with the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Dance in Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance. This 124-credit undergraduate degree program gives students intensive training in a range of dance techniques, as well as provides a foundation for choreography, dance history and theory, and performance.
The curriculum is a robust course of study that integrates ballet techniques that follow the American Ballet Theater National Training Curriculum, as well as an investigation of composition, creative process, dance science, improvisation and repertory. Elective courses explore analytical, cultural and historical approaches to the study of dance. Throughout your time in the program, you’ll have multiple opportunities to perform at Temple’s Conwell Dance Theater, culminating in a senior recital during your final year.
Graduates of this bachelor's program have gone on to be artistic directors, choreographers, dance therapists, entrepreneurs, dance administrators and dance writers among other positions. Some graduates also find careers in research and advocacy.
This degree program may be completed on Main Campus during the fall or spring semester.