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University of California, Los Angeles
World Arts and Cultures/Dance-Dance B.A.

Open fall term only. All applicants must have a minimum 3.0gpa at time of application. The School of World Arts and Architecture`s Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance offers two undergraduate majors, one in Dance, the other in World Arts and Cultures, and both lead to the Bachelor of Arts degree. It is at the forefront of innovative, interdisciplinary, and cross-cultural studies of the arts, offering a curriculum in which students can explore the vital relationship of the arts and performance to cultural theory and criticism. Three areas of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary study are available: arts activism, critical ethnographies, and visual cultures. These areas define the department`s commitment to a range of practices, including ethnography, activisms, visual and related expressive arts, documentary and short films, museum and curatorial studies, performance, and other creative perspectives and methods. Courses combine theory and practice and are grounded in culturally diverse artistic expressions. Preparation for the major: All preparatory coursework should be completed at UCLA. Substitutions for lower division requirements will be determined by the department in the summer following admission. Syllabi or other descriptive course documetation may be required for consideration. Audition/interview and supplemental requirements: Successful applicants must have strong academica preparation and show evidence of involvement in the arts and community that demonstrates interests in varied cultures. In addition to the general UC Application, applicants must submit a supplemental application and letters of recommendation by digital upload. Additional fees may apply. Applicants to the Dance major will be asked to audition. Specific guidelines may be found at www. arts.ucla.edu/prospective-students.

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