Dance/Theatre Minor

Students interested in pursuing a minor in dance/theatre are required to fulfill 24 credits in courses designated as DAN or SPE/THR. The following outline of coursework, as well as a listing of the various options for electives, should better help students design a minor program that draws upon their skills and expertise in the disciplines of dance and theatre.

Degree Requirements

Coursework for a minor in dance/theatre:

SPE 300Storytelling: Voice, Script and Movement

4

DAN 201Dance History

3

DAN 269Dance Improvisation

1

DAN 270Composition and Choreography

1

THR 253Survey of World Theatre

4

or

THR 254Survey of World Theatre II

4

Total Credit Hours:13

Electives

DAN 100Introduction to Dance

2

DAN 110Ballroom Dance I

2

DAN 141Beginning Jazz Dance I

2

DAN 142Beginning Modern Dance I

2

DAN 144Beginning Tap Dance

2

DAN 145Dance Partnering for the Stage

2

DAN 149Beginning Ballet I

2

DAN 151Beginning Hip Hop, Urban and Funk

2

DAN 197Beginning Jazz Dance II

2

DAN 198Beginning Modern Dance II

2

DAN 199Beginning Ballet II

2

DAN 210Ballroom Dance II

2

DAN 231Dance Happening Repertory

0-1

DAN 232Spring Dance Concert Repertory

0-1

DAN 241Intermediate Jazz Dance

2

DAN 242Intermediate Modern Dance

2

DAN 244Intermediate Tap Dance

2

DAN 246Musical Theatre Dance

2

DAN 249Intermediate Ballet

2

DAN 251Intermediate Hip Hop, Urban and Funk

2

DAN 261Stretching and Relaxation

1

DAN 301Special Topics in Dance

2

DAN 330-332Special Topics in Dance

1-4

DAN 342Advanced Modern Dance

2

DAN 349Advanced Ballet

2

THR 101Improvisation for the Theatre

3

THR 200Movement for the Actor

3

THR 201Acting I for Majors

3

THR 204Acting I for Non-Majors

3

THR 240Theatre Participation

0-1

THR 241Musical Participation

0-1

THR 242Cabaret Participation

0-1

THR 243Studio Theatre Participation

0-1

THR 244Logos: Spoken Word Performance Ensemble

0-1

THR 245Technical Theatre

1

3-4 elective credit hours must be selected from the following:

DAN 200Dance in World Cultures

4

SPE 200Oral Communication

4

SPE 205Oral Performance of Literature

4

THR 202Acting II for Majors

3

THR 304Acting II for Non-Majors

3

THR 320Play Analysis

4

THR 401Acting Shakespeare

3

THR 425Directing

3

Total Credit Hours: 13