Dance Minor

Celebrate your individuality through dance. The program encourages you to take risks and find your creative voice. You’ll develop an awareness of the art of dance and experience the rigorous training necessary for dance-related fields. 

Studies include dance technique, composition, and conditioning. Various workshops and an ensemble every spring give you experience in performing. Concentrate in ballet, tap, modern dance, or jazz. Courses will deepen your cultural, theoretical, and practical awareness of the craft.

Minor in Dance (16 hours)

  • DANC 243 Dance Ensemble Workshop 3 hours

One of the following:

  • DANC 240 Introduction to Dance 3 hours
  • DANC 241 Contemporary Issues in Dance 3 hours
  • DANC 242 Dance Composition I/Improvisation I 3 hours
  • DANC 342 Dance Composition II/Improvisation II 3 hours

One of the following:

  • DANC 344 Modern Dance Technique: Advanced 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 345 Ballet Technique: Advanced 2x 1 hour

Four (minimum) of the following (8 hours):

  • DANC 144 Modern Dance Technique: Beginning 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 145 Ballet Technique: Beginning 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 146 Improvisation 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 148 Jazz Technique: Beginning 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 149 Body Conditioning I 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 150 Tap Technique: Beginning 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 243 Dance Ensemble Workshop (DEW) 1-3 hours
  • DANC 244 Modern Dance Technique: Intermediate 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 245 Ballet Technique: Intermediate 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 247 Classical Pointe Technique: Beginning/Intermediate 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 248 Jazz Technique: Intermediate 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 249 Body Conditioning II 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 250 Tap Technique: Intermediate/Advanced 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 344 Modern Dance Technique: Advanced 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 345 Ballet Technique: Advanced 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 347 Advanced Pointe Technique/Variations 1 hour
  • DANC 348 Jazz Technique: Advanced 2x 1 hour
  • DANC 390 Special Topics in Dance 1-3 hours