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UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

Dance (MA) Theories & Practices

Mission
The purpose of the MA in dance theories and practices is to prepare students for practical professional dance careers or in preparation for doctoral work. Students develop knowledge in practice and scholarship; literature; and somatic experience. They learn basic skills in research, speaking, and writing. The program fosters intellectual inquiry to prepare students for engaged scholarship. Students are encouraged to collaborate and meet social, economic, and cultural challenges, while integrating cultural and international facets of knowledge production.


Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Practice of Scholarship
Upon completion of the program students will demonstrate a basic knowledge of existing practice in dance or at least one area of dance scholarship at an advanced level.

Knowledge of Literature
Upon completion of the program students will demonstrate a basic knowledge of existing literature in at least one area of dance scholarship.

Knowledge of Somatic Experience
Upon completion of the program students will demonstrate a basic knowledge of somatic experience as a personal, social, and cultural experience.

Technology - Basic Research Skills
Upon completion of this program students will have proficiency in the basic research skills necessary to continue working in some aspect of dance scholarship.

Speaking Skills
Upon completion of this program students will demonstrate the speaking skills necessary to continue working in some aspect of dance scholarship.

Writing Skills
Upon completion of this program students will demonstrate the writing skills necessary to continue working in some aspect of dance scholarship.

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