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Dance

Courses Offered

DAN 1113—Dance Appreciation: A survey of dance as a worldwide phenomenon of human behavior and its function in human society, past and present.

DAN 1212, 1223—Modern Dance I and II: A survey of modern dance techniques from past to present forms.

DAN 1312, 1322—Jazz Dance I and II: The study and application of the principles of jazz movement. 

DAN 1412, 1422—Tap I and II: Study of the various styles of tap. 

DAN 1542, 1553—Ballet I and II: Discussion and practice of ballet skills for the dance major.

DAN 2243—Dance Improvisation: An exploration of the elements of dance through the spontaneous act of creating and performing movement.

DAN 2253—Elements of Dance Composition: Exploration of the elements of dance applied to dance choreography.

DAN 1711—Dance Repertory: A structured rehearsal process culminating in public performance. (open by audition only)

Dance, suggested Degree Plan

1st Semester

ENG 11133 credit hours
DAN 15422
DNA 12122
MAT 13133
DNA 11133
DAN 17111
Orientation2
Total credit hours16 credit hours

2nd Semester

DAN 15533
DAN 12233
DAN 13122
DAN 17111
ENG 11233
SPT 1113 or 21733
Total credit hours15

3rd Semester

DAN 13222
DAN 14122
Literature class3
Science with lab4
One of the following: PSY 1513, SOC 2113, GEO 1113, ECO 2113, ECO 2123, another HIS class1
DAN 17111
DAN 22433
Total credit hours18

4th Semester

DAN 22533
DAN 14222
DAN 17111
Science with lab4
One of the following: PSY 1513, SOC 2113, GEO 1113, ECO 2113, ECO 2123, another HIS class3
HIS (any history)3
Total credit hours16