Academic Catalog

Dance (DANC)

DANC 121A  - Beginning Ballet   (1 Credits)  

For students satisfying the physical education requirement. S/U credit only.

DANC 122A  - Beginning Ballet  (1 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 121A or permission of instructor. Classical Ballet technique for the beginning student, emphasizing vocabulary, alignment, and precision of movement. For students satisfying the physical education requirement. S/U credit only.

DANC 123A  - Beginning Modern Dance   (1 Credits)  

For students satisfying the physical education requirement. S/U credit only.

DANC 124A  - Beginning Modern Dance  (1 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 123A or permission of instructor. Introduction to the technique of modern dance with a focus on breath, alignment, balance, and flexibility. For students satisfying the physical education requirement. S/U credit only.

DANC 141  - Beginning Jazz   (1 Credits)  

For students satisfying the physical education requirement. S/U credit only.

DANC 142  - Beginning Jazz  (1 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 141 or permission of instructor. Introduction to jazz technique through an exploration of alignment, strength, lyricism, and rhythm. For students satisfying the physical education requirement. S/U credit only.

DANC 225  - Summer Workshop   (4 Credits)  

An intensive course focused on the production of plays and musicals for the student interested in developing professional skills in the theatre. Crosslisted as THEA 225. May not be used to satisfy physical education requirement.

DANC 226  - Summer Workshop   (4 Credits)  

An intensive course focused on the production of plays and musicals for the student interested in developing professional skills in the theatre. Crosslisted as THEA 226. May not satisfy the physical education requirement.

DANC 243  - Dance Improvisation  (3 Credits)  

Exploration of spontaneous dance composition through manipulation of spatial, temporal, and dynamic qualities of movement.

DANC 301  - Intermediate Ballet  (2 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 122A or permission of instructor. Ballet as a discipline, emphasizing exactness and precision of line, creative expression, and historical reference.

DANC 302  - Intermediate Ballet  (2 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 301 or permission of instructor. Ballet as a discipline, emphasizing exactness and precision of line, creative expression, and historical reference.

DANC 303  - Intermediate Modern Dance  (2 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 124A or permission of instructor. Study of the various techniques emphasizing alignment, strength, flexibility, and the aesthetic elements of dance.

DANC 304  - Intermediate Modern Dance  (2 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 303 or permission of instructor. Study of the various techniques emphasizing alignment, strength, flexibility, and the aesthetic elements of dance.

DANC 305  - Intermediate Jazz  (2 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 142 or permission of instructor. Study of jazz dance techniques and exploration of movement as related to jazz music.

DANC 306  - Intermediate Jazz  (2 Credits)  

Prerequisite: DANC 305 or permission of instructor. Study of jazz dance techniques and exploration of movement as related to jazz music.

DANC 491  - Individual Study   (1-3 Credits)  

Research, choreography, or composition of an approved creative project. By permission of the department.

DANC 492  - Individual Study   (1-3 Credits)  

Research, choreography, or composition of an approved creative project. By permission of the department.

DANC 499  - Internship   (1-12 Credits)  

Supervised, off-campus experience, developed in consultation with the department.