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  B.A. MINOR - DANCE
 

26 S.H.

Purpose: The dance minor provides an opportunity for students in any discipline to use the dance experience to enhance body/mind integration and to gain access to creative potential through the art of movement.

REQUIRED COURSES (17 S.H.)

THEORY(9 S.H.)

    THAD 090 THAD Showcase (0)
    *THAD 115 Dance Appreciation (3)
    *THAD 131 Performance I (3)
    THAD 322 Dance Composition (3)

Four (4) enrollments in THAD 090 THAD Showcase (0 S.H.) with a grade of P are required. One of these enrollments must be in the student's final semester, when the student will assemble the required portfolio (see "Portfolio Requirement" section).

TECHNIQUE (8 S.H.)

Must include at least 5 S.H. in either ballet or modern dance from the following list. Each technique class may be repeated once for credit.

THAD Courses:

    *157 Ballet I (1)
    *257 Ballet II (2)
    *357 Ballet III (2)
    *457 Ballet IV (2)
    *155 Modern Dance I (1)
    *255 Modern Dance II (2)
    *355 Modern Dance III (2)
    *455 Modern Dance IV (2)
    *153 Jazz Dance I (1)
    *253 Jazz Dance II (2)

ELECTIVES (9 S.H.)

Biology (BIOL)

    * 211 Anatomy and Physiology I (4)

Health & Human Performance (HHP)

    205 Nutrition for Lifetime Wellness (3)
    291 Prevention/Care of Athletic Injuries (2)
    370 Kinesiology/Biomechanics (4)

Theatre and Dance (THAD)

    107 Introduction to Technical Theatre (3)
    132 Beginning Acting (3)
    *141 Oral Interpretation (3)
    *151 Tap Dance (1)
    * 215 Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis (3)
    231 Performance II (3)
    331 Performance III (3) (Writing Flag)
    137 Dance Repertory I (1-2)
    237 Dance Repertory II (1-2)
    295 Making Interdisciplinary Connections (3)
    315 Dancing Through History (3)
    337 Dance Repertory III (1-2)
    437 Dance Repertory IV (1-2)

Note: Each Dance Repertory class (THAD 137, 237, 337, 437) may be repeated twice for credit for a total of 2-4 S.H. In addition, advanced THAD dance technique courses may be used as electives if not taken to fulfill requirements in the "Technique" category.

Physical Education & Recreation (PER)

    *112 Folk/Square Dance (1)
    *120 Ballroom Dance (1)
    *137 Fencing (1)
    144 Contemporary Activities (1-2) (Yoga or Pilates or Tai Chi sections only)
    * 199 Lifetime Fitness (2)

Music (MUS)

    *114 World Music (3)

Philosophy (PHIL)

    *280 Philosophy of Art (3)

*Course satisfies University Studies

 
 
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