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Dance Theory - Practice: Competency Based Requirements
Competency-based assessment constitutes the specification of knowledge, physical ability (technique) and proficiency. The application and synthesis of practice and theory competencies are required for employment in the dance field. The assessments developed by the dance faculty are flexible which allows the department to meet the changing demands of the dance field. In addition to successful completion of all Dance Core Courses, (including proficiency to Modern Dance IV), candidates for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance from Slippery Rock university are required to demonstrate technical proficiency as indicated below:
Modern Dance (Level IV Proficiency)
Ballet (Level III Proficiency)
Jazz (Level III Proficiency)
Demonstrated achievement of Level III technical proficiency in Ballet and Jazz will be determined by performance-based assessment of candidates for the BA Degree in Dance from Slippery Rock University by members of the dance faculty.