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Dance Departmental Honors

In conjunction with the Honors Program, the Department of Performing Arts offers a Departmental Honors Program. This is an enriched major program that provides greater scope for intellectual initiative and independent work. Please contact the Performing Arts Department for advisement and permission prior to enrolling in Honors courses.

To earn departmental honors in Performing Arts, a student must:

  1. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and Departmental GPA of 3.7.
  2. Fulfill all the requirements of the major.
  3. Successfully complete one course offered by the Honors Program.
  4. Have distinguished participation in:
    • a state, regional, national or international competition OR
    • professional organization OR
    • adjudicated festival/conference OR
    • Undergraduate Research Conference (including WSU’s) OR
    • 30 hours of community service related to the discipline
      This requirement will be determined and approved by the appropriate Department Advisor.
  5. Complete the following final project:
    Dance: DANC 4700  (Creative Synthesis in Dance, Grade of A)
    Music: Grade of A in MUSC 4991  (Senior Recital)
                or MUSC 4992  (Senior Project)
    Theatre: Grade of A in THEA 4900  (Senior Project)

Students who have not completed their General Education requirements are encouraged to take Honors General Education classes.