Dance Major Requirements

The Dance Major

Note: Note: A grade of C- or better is required in all coursework comprising the major.

12 units, including

Technique 4 units (Two from Group 1 and two from Group 2)

Group 1:
DANC 266 Ballet II
DANC 366 Advanced Ballet
DANC 356 Pointe & Variations
DANC 263 Modern II
DANC 363 Advanced Modern
DANC 306 University Dancers
DANC 261 Jazz II
DANC 361 Adv. Jazz

Group 2:
DANC 218 Capoeira Angola
DANC 238 Contact Improvisation
DANC 251 Contemporary Dance I
DANC 265 Contemporary Dance II
DANC 301 Global Dance Forms
DANC 302 Non-Traditional Partnering
DANC 365 Advanced Contemporary Dance
DANC 312 Special Topics in Dance Technique

Creating Performance 3 units

Required:
DANC 248 Movement Improvisation
DANC 255 Choreography I

Plus one:
DANC 319 Collaborative Arts Lab: Dance, Humanities & Technology
DANC 335 Choreography II
DANC 315 Independent Study

Somatic Studies 1 unit
DANC 320 Human Kinetics for Dance
DANC 322 Special Topics in Somatics

Critical Inquiry 2 units (must include 1 unit of History)
DANC 330 Dance History I
DANC 340 Dance History II
DANC 350 Special Topics in Critical Inquiry

Design 1 unit
THTR 205 Production Studies I
THTR 305 Sound Design
THTR 307 Lighting Design
THTR 322 Advanced Costume Design

Capstone 1 unit
DANC 407 Senior Thesis - Capstone