Minor in Dance

College of Arts and Humanities

To fulfill this program of study, all dance minor students are required to take 21 credits in the dance curriculum. Students should follow requirements as listed under core, technique, and performance courses. Further requirements include the following:

  1. involvement in the performance area for a minimum of two years which can be accomplished for credit as a dancer, choreographer, officer, or production assistant;
  2. serving as a teaching assistant in a Level I technique class with assignment from the dance coordinator;
  3. recording all course work in a portfolio that will be presented to the dance coordinator at the conclusion of the course of study.

Auditions are not required for admittance into the program; however, each applicant has the responsibility of meeting with the dance coordinator each semester before registration begins. Applicants must obtain and complete a minor registration form through the Office of the Registrar for transcript recognition.

Core and Performance Courses
DAN 344History of Dance3
Electives
Select two of the following:6
The Dancer's Body
Dance Pedagogy
Dance Composition & Choregraph Techniques
Musical Theatre Dance and Choreography
Technique Courses
Select 8 semester hours of the following:8
Improvisation
Modern Dance II
Jazz Dance II
Ballet II
Tap Dancing II
Modern Dance III
Jazz III
Ballet III
Advanced Tap
Performance Courses
THA 104Stagecraft3
DAN 346Repertory Development2
DAN 446Repertory Performance2
Total Credits24