Dance (DANC)

DANC 1112  Dance Practicum  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is a practicum in dance as a performance art. It includes exploration of dance as an art form through participation in improvisational movement study and improvisational contact work/partnering.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 1151  Freshman Dance Performance  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course offers instruction in dance performance through experiential projects at the freshman level. May be repeated for credit once.

Co-requisite(s): concurrent enrollment in a technique course or department chair approval required.
Course Type: Academic

DANC 1201  Dance Composition - Improvisation  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course in improvisation will investigate spontaneous problem solving as a means of generating movement for dance composition Students will be called upon to explore and respond to various forms of stimuli in a safe and supportive learning environment within solo and group work.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 1241  Beginning Ballet  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course offers instruction in the fundamental techniques and concepts associated with ballet. May be repeated for credit once.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 1245  Beginning Modern Dance  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course offers instruction in the fundamental techniques and concepts associated with the concert form of modern dance. May be repeated for credit once.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 1247  Beginning Jazz Dance  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course offers instruction in the fundamental techniques and concepts associated with jazz dance. May be repeated for credit once.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 1301  Dance Composition - Choreography  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course is an examination of the principles of movement generation, phrasing, choreographic structure, and manipulation. Integration of choreographic principles will foster the growth of personal artistic style.

Prerequisite(s): DANC 1201 Dance Composition-Improvisation
Course Type: Academic

DANC 1305  World Dance  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course offers a survey of dances from different cultures, their histories, and their influences on contemporary dance and society. Cultural origins, significance, motivations and techniques will be explored experientially.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 2151  Sophomore Dance Performance  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course offers instruction in dance performance through experiential projects at the sophomore level. May be repeated for credit once.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 2241  Intermediate Ballet  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course offers instruction in the intermediate techniques and concepts associated with ballet. May be repeated for credit once.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 2245  Intermediate Modern Dance  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course offers instruction in the intermediate techniques and concepts associated with the concert form of modern dance. May be repeated for credit once.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 2247  Intermediate Jazz Dance  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course offers instruction in the intermediate techniques and concepts associated with jazz dance. May be repeated for credit once.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 2303  Dance Appreciation  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course offers a general survey of dance forms designed to create an appreciation of the vocabulary, techniques, and purposes of the creative process. This course includes critical interpretation and evaluations of choreographic works and dance forms within cultural and historical contexts.

Course Type: Academic

DANC 2389  Academic Cooperative  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This course is an instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of dance.

Course Type: Academic