Dec 09, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Dance, Minor

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

A minimum of 8 upper-division credits is required. Courses taken for the 0-credit option will not be applied toward completed credits for the minor. Students must complete a minimum of 16 credits from the Dance Minor courses.

Minor Requirements: 22 Credits


*0 credit option for dance majors and minors only.

Context and Repertoire

Complete 4 credits from the following:

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. 

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