NASD STANDARDS / HANDBOOK
This section brings together the various components of important information regarding NASD standards and guidelines, including access to the text of the latest edition of the NASD Handbook and, when applicable, any addenda to the Handbook; any proposed revisions to NASD standards currently open for comment; and a more convenient place to access the Basic Competency Index for undergraduate degree programs in dance housed on the Achievement and Quality Web site.
These are provided within this section as follows:
HANDBOOK AND ANY CURRENT ADDENDA
PROPOSED REVISIONS TO THE NASD HANDBOOK (when applicable)
Whenever revisions to NASD standards and guidelines are open for comment, current drafts and instructions for comment will be found under Standards Review in this section of the Web site.
ARCHIVE: NASD HANDBOOKS AND ADDENDA OR APPROVED REVISIONS
Archive: NASD Handbooks and Revisions
This section archives past NASD Handbooks and documents changes since 2003.
Basic Competency Index By Discipline and Specialization --
Undergraduate Degrees in Dance
Provides a link to a resource from the Achievement and Quality: Higher Education in the Arts web site, which lists specializations for baccalaureate degrees in dance, each linked to a parallel downloadable PDF enumerating detailed competencies for that specialization. Please note: The lists of competencies are derived from NASD accreditation standards for professional and liberal arts undergraduate degrees in dance.