2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

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Total Credits Required 20
Required Courses 12
DAN 201 Beginning Ballet Technique or *** 2
     DAN 301 Intermediate Ballet Technique *** (2 cr.)  
DAN 202 Beginning Contemporary Technique or *** 2
     DAN 302 Intermediate Contemporary Technique *** (2 cr.)  
DAN 203 Beginning Jazz Technique or *** 2
     DAN 303 Intermediate Jazz Technique *** (2 cr.)  
DAN 304 Dance Improvisation 1
DAN 305 History and Theory of Dance [HUME] 4
DAN 306 Dance Practicum ** 1
 
Elective Courses 8
Choose eight credits from the following: 8
     DAN 130 The Dance Experience (4 cr.)  
     DAN 204 Beginning Tap Dance *** (1 cr.)  
     DAN 205 Hip-Hop (1 cr.)  
     DAN 206 Cultural Dance (1 cr.)  
     DAN 207 Social Dance (1 cr.)  
     DAN 208 Conditioning for Performers *** (1 cr.)  
     DAN 295 Special Topics in Dance * (1 - 2 cr.)  
     DAN 301 Intermediate Ballet Technique *** (2 cr.)  
     DAN 302 Intermediate Contemporary Technique *** (2 cr.)  
     DAN 303 Intermediate Jazz Technique *** (2 cr.)  
     DAN 307 Intermediate Tap Dance *** (1 cr.)  
     DAN 308 Creative Composition (2 cr.)  
     DAN 309 Dance Internship (1 - 12 cr.)  
     DAN 310 Choreography Audition Prep *** (1 cr.)  
     DAN 311 Dance Pedagogy (4 cr.)  
     DAN 401 Advanced Ballet Technique *** (2 cr.)  
     DAN 402 Advanced Contemporary Technique *** (2 cr.)  
     DAN 403 Advanced Jazz Technique *** (2 cr.)  
     DAN 404 Dance Management (2 cr.)  
     DAN 405 Pointe Technique *** (2 cr.)  
     DAN 492 Internship in Dance (1 - 12 cr.)  
     DAN 495 Special Topics in Dance * (2 - 4 cr.)  
     TH 240 Introduction to Lighting Design (2 cr.)  

Note: Courses cannot be double counted in required and elective courses.

*DAN 295 and DAN 495 may be repeated for credit if subject matter is different.

**DAN 306 may be repeated for up to four credits.

***May be taken up to two times for credit.