A. Matriculation Requirements for Teacher Education Program in Dance
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution acceptable to Hunter College with an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
- A minimum of 34 credits in dance with a grade point average in dance of 3.0.
- For Track I only: A general education core in the liberal arts and sciences to include the following (in addition to dance): 6 credits in English, 6 credits in a language other than English (3 years of high school study in the same foreign language with grades of C or better documented by high school transcript will meet this requirement), 6 credits in social studies (to include at least one course in U.S. history or U.S. geography), and 12 credits in math/science/technology (a college course in calculus meets 6 credits of this requirement).
- Applicants should upload 5-15 minutes of their creative work as an unlisted video to YouTube or an unlisted or password protected video on Vimeo and include the link on their professional resume, to be uploaded on the graduate admissions online application. (Youtube unlisted video explained: http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=181547) Applicants may also send a DVD of their creative work directly to Kathleen Isaac, Director, Hunter Graduate Dance Education Programs, Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue, W1023, New York, NY 10065
Meeting the minimum requirements for admission does not guarantee acceptance to the program, which is based on the limitations of space and resources. Selected candidates based on review of application will be invited to an on-campus audition/interview.
B. Admission with Conditions
A student who is otherwise qualified for the MA in Dance but who has not completed all program prerequisites may be admitted with conditions, provided deficiencies do not exceed 12 credits. Work to remove conditions must begin in the first semester and be completed in no more than three consecutive semesters. Any course taken to satisfy a deficiency will not be credited towards the Master's Degree in Dance.