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Department of Theatre and Dance

Dance Minor

 

 

Dance Minor

Requirements (33 hours)

Credit

Modern Technique – 6 hours total

D180 Modern 1

(6 total)  

     1

D181 Modern 2

     1

D182 Modern 3

     1

D210 Modern 4

     2

D211 Modern 5

     2

D212 Modern 6

     2

D280 Modern 7

     2

D281 Modern 8

     2

D282 Modern 9

     2

Total:

Elective Technique Courses

11 hours total

Chosen from: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, World Dance, Hip Hop, Pointe, Conditioning

(11 total)        

Total:

Choreography:

D260 Dance Improvisation

(4 total)             

     1

D351 Dance Composition I

     3

Total:

History:

Choose one from:

(3 total)

D453W Ballet History

    3

D454W Evolution of Modern Dance

    3

Total:

Electives in Dance: Choose 9 credits from elective courses in dance (see below)

(9 total)

* Total credits:

 

(33 total)

 

Dance Electives – 9 credits total

Choose electives from the following course offerings:

D199 SS: Group Choreography (1 credit)

D240 Wellness for Dancers (3 credits)

D250 Drumming for Dancers (1 – 3 credits)                                                      

D270 Dance Partnering (1 – 3 credits)

D251 Intro to Dance (3 credits)

D300 Human Movement Notation (3 credits)

D310 Dance in Gender (3 credits)

D330 Rhythmic Awareness (3 credits)

D352 Dance Composition II (3 credits)

D357 Dance in Musical Theatre (3 credits)

D390 Kinesiology for Dance (3 credits)

D399 Dance Concert/ Musical (1 - 3 credits)

D406 Independent Studies (1 - 3 credits)

D407 Seminar (1 - 15 credits)

D408 Workshop (1 – 15 credits)

D409 Internship (1 – 6 credits) *

D450 Dance Repertory (3 credits)

D451 Dance Production (3 credits)

D451L Dance Production Lab (1 credit) – to be taken concurrently with D451

D455 Group Choreography (3 credits)

D460 Dance & Technology (3 credits)

D491 Creative Dance for Children (3 credits)

D494W Dance Pedagogy (3 credits)

D496W Creativity (3 credits)

 

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

 

Dance Minor Requirements – Total credits 33* (*must include 15 upper division credits)

Contact

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

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