Total Dance Minor Semester Hours: 20 minimum

Total University Core / General Education Semester Hours: 48

 Highlighted classes are not necessarily offered every semester.

I. Choreography

Total semester hours: 3

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 160 Fundamentals of Dance Composition I (also fulfills Creative Arts Core) 3
DANC 163 Introduction to Choreography 3

II. General & Creative Theory

Total semester hours: 6

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 183 Stagecraft for Dancers 1
DANC 260 Laban Movement Analysis 3
DANC 281 History of Dance Theatre 3
DANC 282 I Am, Therefore I Dance: Dance, Culture and Society (also meets Core AMCS Req.) 3
DANC 382 Drumming for Dance 0-3
DANC 387 Dance as Social Action (also fulfills Engaged Learning Flag) 3
DANC 480 Kinesiology for Dancers I (also fulfills Nature of Science, Technology, and Math Core) 3
DANC 498 Dance Media and Technology 3

Or other courses in Dance as directed by advisor. Other courses include DANC 479: "Filming Dance" & DANC 380 "Music for Dance"

III. Teaching Theory

Total semester hours: 3

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 363 Multiple Ways of Knowing and Showing 3
DANC 385 Movement Arts for Children 3
DANC 484 Principles of Teaching Dance (also fulfills Oral Skills Flag) 3

IV. Dance Technique

Minimum semester hours: 6

(ballet, modern, jazz, and/or hip hop can be approved to satisfy dance technique)

Modern Dance

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 102 Modern Dance I 0-2
DANC 202 Modern Dance II 0-2
DANC 302 Modern Dance III 0-2
DANC 402 Modern Dance IV 0-2
DANC 404 Modern Dance V 0-2

Ballet

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 120 Ballet I 0-2
DANC 220 Ballet II 0-2
DANC 320 Ballet III 0-2
DANC 420 Ballet IV 0-2
DANC 423 Ballet V 0-2

Jazz Dance

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 142 Jazz Dance I 0-2
DANC 242 Jazz Dance II 0-2
DANC 342 Jazz Danc III 0-2
DANC 345 Jazz Dance IV 0-2
DANC 445 Jazz Dance V 0-2
DANC 446 Jazz Dance VI 0-2

Tap Dance

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 144 Tap Dance I 0-2
DANC 244 Tap Dance II 0-2

Hip Hop Dance

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 347 Intermediate Hip Hop 0-2

V. Dance In Its Cultural Context

Total semester hours: 2

Course Number Course NameSemester Hours 
DANC 371 Martial Arts (eg. Aikido, Tae Kwon Do)  0-2
DANC 374 Yoga I 0-2
DANC 375 Yoga II 0-2
DANC 376 Yoga for Dancers 0-2
DANC 397 Dances of the West African Diaspora 0-2
DANC 397 Dance of Hawai'i 0-2