Minor

Dance Minor

Required Courses in Technique (6 hours)

Course Descriptions

Projected Course Offerings

Two credit hours in ballet selected from:

  •   Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 1100 - Ballet Technique I Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 1250 - Special Studies in Introductory Dance Technique Credits: 1 to 6 hours
  • DANC 2100 - Ballet Technique II Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 3100 - Ballet Technique III Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 4250 - Advanced Technique Credits: 1 to 6 hours

Two credit hours in jazz selected from:

  • DANC 1020 - Beginning Jazz Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 1200 - Jazz Technique I Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 2200 - Jazz Technique II Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 3200 - Jazz Technique III Credits: 2 hours

Two credit hours in modern selected from:

  • DANC 1030 - Beginning Modern Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 1300 - Modern Technique I Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 2300 - Modern Technique II Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 3300 - Modern Technique III Credits: 2 hours

Required Courses In Choreography/Theory (4 total hours)

  • DANC 1450 - Experiencing Dance Credits: 3 hours
  • DANC 1810 - Dance Improvisation Credits: 1 hour

Choreography/Theory Electives (2 total hours)

A minimum of two hours to be elected from the following courses, in consultation with the dance academic advisor:
  • DANC 1800 - The Creative Choreographer Credits: 3 hours
  • DANC 1850 - Music Fundamentals for Dancers Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 1950 - Introduction to Bartenieff Fundamentals(SM) Credits: 1 hour
  • DANC 1960 - Conditioning for Dancers Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 2450 - Ballet History Credits: 3 hours
  • DANC 2950 - Introduction to Dance Science and Kinesiology Credits: 3 hours
  • DANC 2960 - Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 3250 - Special Studies in Dance Theory Credits: 1 to 6 hours
  • DANC 3450 - Twentieth Century American Dance Credits: 3 hours
  • DANC 3890 - Lighting and Staging for Dance Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 4890 - Dance Management Credits: 2 hours

Electives/Technique Level Requirement (6 total hours)

The student may select additional electives from any technique or theory courses for which the student has met the prerequisites. In order to ensure that the dance minor has experienced the rigors of intensive dance training, the student must complete one of the following courses, if one of these courses has not been elected under Required Courses in Technique listed above.

  • DANC 1100 - Ballet Technique I Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 1200 - Jazz Technique I Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 1250 - Special Studies in Introductory Dance Technique Credits: 1 to 6 hours
  • DANC 1300 - Modern Technique I Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 2100 - Ballet Technique II Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 2200 - Jazz Technique II Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 2250 - Special Studies in Intermediate Dance Technique Credits: 1 to 6 hours
  • DANC 2300 - Modern Technique II Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 3100 - Ballet Technique III Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 3200 - Jazz Technique III Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 3300 - Modern Technique III Credits: 2 hours
  • DANC 4250 - Advanced Technique Credits: 1 to 6 hours

Course Descriptions

Projected Course Offerings