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Department of Theatre and Dance

BA/BS in Dance

 

 

Dance Major

Requirements (72hours)

Credit

Modern Technique

12hours chosen from:

D180, 181, 182  Modern 1, 2, 3

(12total)

     3

D210, 211, 212 Modern 4, 5, 6

     6

D280, 281, 282 Modern 7, 8, 9

     6

D380, 381, 382 Modern 10, 11, 12

     6

Total:

Ballet Technique

6 hours chosen from:

D185, 186, 187 Ballet 1, 2, 3

 (6 total)

    3

D220, 221, 222 Ballet 4, 5, 6           

    6

D285, 286, 287 Ballet 7, 8, 9

    6

D376, 377, 378 Ballet 10, 11, 12

    6

Total:

Elective Technique Courses –

12 hours chosen from:

Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap,

World Dance, Hip Hop, Pointe, Conditioning

(12total)

Total:

Required:

D260 Dance Improvisation

(17 total)

     1

D351 Dance Composition I

     3

D352 Dance Composition II

     3

D455 Group Choreography

     3

D330 Rhythmic Awareness

     3

D399 Dance Concert  (concert or musical)

     2

D405 Senior Project

     2

Select two from:

D310 Dance in Gender

(6 total)

    3

D357 Dance in Musical Theatre  

    3

D453W Ballet History

    3

D454W Evolution of Modern Dance

    3

Total:

Select 19 hours from:

(19 total)

D199: Special Studies

 1 - 15

D199 SS: Group Choreography

     1

D240 Wellness for Dancers

     3

D250 Drumming for Dancers

  1 - 3

D270 Dance Partnering

  1 - 3

D300 Human Movement Notation

    3

D390 Kinesiology for Dance

    3

D406 Independent Studies

  1 - 3

D407 Seminar

  1 - 15

D408 Workshop

  1 - 15

D409 Internship

  1 - 6*

D450 Dance Repertory

    3

D451 Dance Production

    3

D451L Dance Production Lab

    1

D460 Dance & Technology

    3

D491 Creative Dance for Children

    3

D494W Dance Pedagogy

    3

D496W Creativity

    3

Total:

Total credits:

(72 total**)

* A maximum of 6 credits may be earned under D400 Internship within the major.

**All dance majors are required to take D251 Intro to Dance (3 credits) to meet the LACC requirement in Creative Arts.

 

 

Contact

Department of Theatre and Dance 503 838-8461 | or e-mail: eliassl@wou.edu

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