Feb 05, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Dance, Minor


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Introduction

The Dance minor is available to all undergraduate students and complements majors in theatre, music, visual arts, media arts, kinesiology, education and psychology. The Dance minor offers strong emphasis on creativity through performance and choreography, pedagogy and somatics.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students completing a Dance minor will:

  • demonstrate technical and artistic proficiency in dance technique, performance, and creative inquiry. 
  • demonstrate collaborative skills by working together as a company throughout the creative process and performance in various roles such as a director, leader, and dancer– while developing peer review skills on own and peers’ work. 
  • demonstrate knowledge of holistic anatomical approaches synthesized through the creative process and safe dance practices.
  •  interpret, analyze, and critique topics and issues of dance globally, while relating them to contemporary society and communicate their analyses through multiple modes including choreography, performance, research and presentation, and community outreach. 

Minor Requirements: 26 Credits


Technique Foundations


Production


Take 2 credits from the following:

Mechanics


Take 4 credits

Composition


Total: 26 Credits


*0-2 credit option for dance majors and minors only

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