The Dance Studies minor is designed for students interested in furthering their study and exploration of the many areas of dance. Students will explore the creative process of dance as it relates directly to technique and performance. Students have the opportunity to perform with the Ivyside Dance Ensemble, perform in faculty choreography, choreograph for productions, and attend national festivals. The Dance Studies minor allows students to further enhance their dance study and prepares them for graduate study and a variety of career options. Twenty-one credits are required for completion of the minor with a minimum of nine credits at the 400 level.
A grade of C or better is required in all courses in the minor.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 21 credits
PRESCRIBED COURSES (18 credits)
DANCE 270 GHA(3)
DANCE 365(3), DANCE 366(3) (Sem: 3-6)
DANCE 466(3), DANCE 472(3), DANCE 410 US;IL(3) (Sem: 5-8)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
DANCE 230 GA(1.5), DANCE 240 GA(1.5), DANCE 250 GA(1.5), DANCE 261 GA(1.5) (Sem: 1-4)
(All Dance Studies minor students are required to demonstrate proficiency at beginning level technique courses before placement in the intermediate or advanced courses.)