Undergraduate Minor Requirement Tracking Sheet
17-18 Dance Minor Tracking Sheet

The minor in dance is designed to provide the student with a broad overview of dance as an art form. Required core courses introduce students to basic elements of dance. The rest of the minor plan is created by the student in conjunction with Primary Advisor, Jessica Baron. If you have specific dance questions, please contact the Director of Dance.

DNCE 1017: Dance In Popular Culture & Media, DNCE 1027: Dance In Culture, DNCE 4017: Dancing Histories and DNCE 4037: Contemporary Concert Dance will apply towards the minor and the A&S Core Curriculum Literature and Arts requirement.

Minimum Total Hours: 20
Minimum Upper Division Hours: 9
Minimum grade in dance courses: C- Minimum
GPA for all dance courses: 2.0
Transfer hours: maximum of 9 total credit hours, maximum of 6 upper division hours

Core Lecture Courses: (6 credits)
Select two of the following 3 credit courses: DNCE 1017: Dance In Popular Culture & Media (fall and spring), DNCE 1027: Dance In Culture (fall), DNCE 4017: Dancing Histories (fall), DNCE 4037: Contemporary Concert Dance (spring), DNCE 4047: Hip-Hop Dance History (fall and spring)

Core Technique Courses: (at least 4 credits ending in 1 or 0, which could include DNCE 1013)
(* Section 801, controlled enrollment - audition or consent of instructor)
DNCE 1000, 1020, 3001 – All levels of non-major contemporary
DNCE 1013 Dance Improvisation, enrollment with instructor consent
DNCE 1100, 1120, 2141, 3161*, 4181* All levels of ballet - 1 cr each
DNCE 1200, 1220, 3241, 4261* - All levels of jazz - 1 cr each
DNCE 1301, 3301* – all levels of Hip-Hop – 2 cr each
DNCE 1901, 2901*, 3901* Dance Technique – topical courses – 1-3 cr
DNCE 2021* 3041*, 4061* - All levels of technique designed for majors, audition required - 2 cr each
DNCE 2501 African Dance - 2 cr
DNCE 2701 Contact Improvisation – 2 cr
DNCE 4701 Contact Improvisation 2 – 2 cr
DNCE 3601* Alexander Technique – 2 cr

Elective Courses (# depends on how many technique credits, need 20 credits total)
Any course listed below may satisfy the requirements of the dance minor. Please note that some upper division courses may require prerequisites. All courses with an 801 section are controlled enrollment and require an audition or consent of the instructor. There is no way to give priority to minor students during registration but many waitlists are designed to move minors to the top.

Additional Courses:
(* Section 801, controlled enrollment - audition or consent of instructor. Please Note: Some of the courses below are restricted to dance majors and may require consent of instructor)
DNCE 1012 Dance Production – 2 cr
DNCE 1908 First Year Seminar – 1 cr.
DNCE 3005 Movement Awareness/Injury Prevention - 3 cr
DNCE 3014 Rhythmic Skills for Dancers- 2 cr
DNCE 3024 Musical Resources
DNCE 3033 Choreographic Resources - 3 cr
DNCE 3035 Production Practicums in Dance
DNCE 3043 Choreographic Process - 3 cr
DNCE 4023 Performance Improvisation - 2 cr
RLST 3838 Dancing, Religion and Culture
DNCE 4036 Methods of Teaching Dance - 3 cr
THTR 3055 Lighting Design I - 3 cr
DNCE 4038*Repertory – 1-3 cr
ARSC 4040 Special Topics
DNCE 4939 Sr Project-Internship – 1-3 cr
THTR 3075 Sound Design - 3 cr
DNCE 1849, 2849, 3849, 4849 Ind Study – 1-3 cr
THTR 4029 Perf & Community Engagement - 3 cr
DNCE 4909 Special Topics 1-3 cr
THTR 4039 Musical Theatre Repertory - 3 cr
DNCE 4919 Dance Practicum – 1-3 crs
THTR 4073 Performing Voices of Women - 3 cr
THTR 1003 Acting – 1 – 3 cr
THTR 4095 Projection Design - 3 cr