Dance Minor

Excel in the art of dance performance and production with a minor in Dance offered through the department of Communication and Performance Studies. You will take courses that will foster the development of your individual creative voice and provide you with diverse artistic and academic opportunities. Through studies in dance technique, composition, conditioning, and various workshops and ensembles, you will be prepared to succeed in dance-related fields, or pursue more advanced studies of dance after graduation.

Minor in Dance (16 hours)

  • DANC 243 Dance Ensemble Workshop

One of the following:

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

One of the following:

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

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

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