Undergrad Catalog 2010


Minor In Dance


       
Minor in Dance Hours
Dance Core     10 
DAN 1010, Dance Performance (2 years)   1,1,1,1  
DAN 2000, The Dance Experience   3  
DAN 3020, Dance Composition  
2
 
DAN 3030, Kinesiology for Dance   3  
Technique Students must complete sections II & III of two dance styles below:  

 10

DAN 2102, 2103, Ballet II & III   2,2,  
DAN 2202, 2203 Jazz II & III  
2,2,
 
DAN 2302, 2303 Modern Dance II & III   2,2  
DAN 2402, 2403 Tap II & III  
2,2
 
       
Total Hours 22

Dance Courses (DAN)

DAN 1010. Dance Performance (1). Prerequisite: Any Level II or III Dance Technique course. Audition required. Corequisite: Students in Dance Performance Ensemble must also be registered in a Dance Technique course or have instructor's approval. Students must register for both the Fall and Spring sections in the same school year to participate in the course. Participation in audition, rehearsal, and performance of dance performance pieces beginning in the Fall Semester and culminating in a dance production in the Spring semester focusing on an ensemble work. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 2000. The Dance Experience (3). Exploration of dance as an expressive art form and its importance in world cultures. This course surveys dance in various cultures of the world focusing on the evolution of dance forms and their derivative styles throughout history.
Gen. Ed. Designation: GS (G – Global Studies).

DAN 2410. Theatre Dance Styles (1). Prerequisite: Ballet I, Jazz I, or by instructor's permission. A study of dance styles of various time periods as
developed by major choreographers of the 20th century. This is a dance class, but
does not count toward minor.

DAN 3020. Dance Composition I (2). Prerequisite: A Level II or III Dance Technique course in either Ballet, Modern, or Jazz. Exploration of rhythmic, spatial, and dynamic elements in designing dance movement through use of improvisation. Student will develop a solo during this class.

DAN 3030. Kinesiology for Dance (3). Prerequisite: DAN 2000, The Dance Experience. The study of the science of movement in the human body as it relates to dance Topics include: the musculoskeletal system, the mechanism of muscular contraction and developmental anatomy.


DAN 1101. Ballet I (1).
Introduction to the study of classical ballet techniques. This course is designed to provide basic technique in ballet. This course meets the requirement for a Wellness Activity course, however it does not count toward minor in dance. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 1201. Jazz I (1). Introduction to the study of American jazz dance styles and techniques.This course is designed to provide basic technique in jazz. This course meets the requirement for a Wellness Activity course; however it does not count towards minor in dance. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 1301. Modern I (1). Introduction to the study of modern dance technique. Foundational studies of human movement as an art form, with focus on developing strength, flexibility and coordination. This course meets the requirement for a Wellness Activity course; however it does not count towards minor in dance. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 1401. Tap I (1). Introduction to the study of basic tap dance techniques. This course is
designed to provide basic technique in tap. This course meets the requirement for a Wellness Activity course; however it does not count towards minor in dance. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 2102. Ballet II (2). Prerequisite: Ballet I, Audition, and by permission of instructor. Intermediate level of ballet which continues the study of classical ballet techniques. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 2103. Ballet III (2). Prerequisite: Ballet II, Audition, and by permission of instructor. Advanced level of ballet. May be repeated for credit.


DAN 2202. Jazz II (2). Prerequisite: Jazz I, Audition, and by permission of instructor. Intermediate level of jazz technique focusing on stylistic diversity, including contemporary, lyric and classical jazz. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 2203. Jazz III (2). Prerequisite: Jazz II, Audition, and by permission of instructor. Advanced level of jazz technique. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 2302. Modern II (2). Prerequisite: Modern I, Audition, and by permission of instructor. Intermediate level of modern dance technique. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 2303. Modern III (2). Prerequisite: Modern II, Audition, and by permission of instructor. Advanced level of modern dance technique. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 2402. Tap II (2). Prerequisite: Tap I, Audition, and by permission of instructor. Intermediate level of tap dance. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 2403. Tap III (2). Prerequisite: Tap II, Audition, and by permission of instructor. Advanced level of tap dance technique. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 4510. Advanced Dance Studies I (2). Prerequisite: DAN 2103, DAN 2203, DAN 2303, DAN 2403, or by permission of instructor. This course continues dance technique studies from DAN 2103 Ballet III, DAN 2203 Jazz III, DAN 2303 Modern III, and DAN 2403 Tap III. May be repeated for credit.

DAN 4520. Advanced Dance Studies II (2). Prerequisite: DAN 2103, DAN 2203, DAN 2303, DAN 2403, or by permission of instructor. This course continues dance technique studies from DAN 2103 Ballet III, DAN 2203 Jazz III, DAN 2303 Modern III, and DAN 2403 Tap III. May be repeated for credit.