|DAN 104||Latin Dance I 1(1-0)|
Introduction to the social dances of Central and South America and other Latin cultures. Emphasis on basic steps; rhythmical patterning and development of style.
|DAN 105||Social Dance I 1(Spec)|
Introduction to social dance forms and styles.
|DAN 106||Country Line Dance 1(Spec)|
Introduction to the basic elements and skills used in the performance of country line dance.
|DAN 107||Swing Dance 1(Spec)|
Introduction to the basic steps and styles of swing dance.
|DAN 125||Introduction to Alexander Technique 2(1-1)|
This class is a body awareness and movement class based on the Alexander Technique.
|DAN 126||Hip Hop 2(1-2)|
Introduction to hip hop forms and styles.
|DAN 127||Ballroom Dance 1(1-0)|
An introduction to the various techniques and styles of ballroom dance.
|DAN 133||Dance Technique I 2(1-2)|
Beginning instruction, techniques, and basic skills of contemporary dance.
|DAN 136||Ballet Technique I 2(Spec)|
To familiarize the beginning student with the basics of ballet.
|DAN 137||Tap I 2(Spec)|
An introductory dance course of basic tap instruction.
|DAN 138||Jazz I 2(Spec)|
An introductory course in jazz dance that builds from traditional jazz into the contemporary.
|DAN 140||Dance Repertory Theatre I 2-4(Spec)|
The in-depth study of the principles and techniques of stage form, style, and projection necessary for dance performance. Prerequisite: Audition.
|DAN 175||Dance Appreciation 3(3-0)|
An introduction to dance designed to develop an aesthetic awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the art of dance.
|DAN 230||Movement-Rhythmic Form and Structure 3(3-0)|
An in-depth study of the dynamic functions of movement and dance.
|DAN 231||Fundamental Movement 2(2-0)|
An introduction to the basic analysis of locomotor and nonlocomotor movement. Emphasis on skills, posture, and physical development of the individual.
|DAN 232||Dance Composition I 2(2-0)|
Introduction to the basic elements of dance choreography through the use of creative problem solving. Prerequisite: DAN 133.
|DAN 233||Dance Technique II 2(1-2)|
Intermediate technique. Prerequisite: DAN 133.
|DAN 236||Ballet II 2(Spec)|
To afford students the opportunity to use skills learned in Ballet I to progress to a higher level of proficiency in ballet movement. Recommended: Ballet I.
|DAN 237||Tap II 1(Spec)|
Continuation of DAN 137, Tap I, leading to the development of intermediate tap techniques. Prerequisites: DAN 137.
|DAN 240||Dance Repertory Theatre II 2-4(Spec)|
Continuation of DAN 140. Prerequisite: DAN 140.
|DAN 305||Studio: Dance Performance 1-4(Spec)|
Major participation in faculty/staff-supervised university theatre activity in the areas of dance performance or choreography. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
|DAN 332||Dance Composition II 3(3-0)|
Continuation of DAN 232 with the inclusion of historical styles and approaches in dance choreography. Prerequisite: DAN 232.
|DAN 333||Modern Dance III 2-4(1-2)|
Advanced modern dance technique. Only offered for 2 credits per semester; may be repeated up to 4 hours. Prerequisite: DAN 233 with a grade of B or better.
|DAN 334||Teaching of Folk, Square, and Social Dance 3(3-0)|
Skills, techniques, and materials for teaching.
|DAN 337||Tap III 1(Spec)|
Development of intermediate to advanced tap techniques in various combinations with jazz styling. Prerequisites: DAN 237; intermediate techniques.
|DAN 340||Dance Repertory Theatre and Tour Company 2-8(Spec)|
Study of choreography created by members of the dance faculty and guest artists, leading to public performance. Prerequisite: Audition.
|DAN 430||Dance Production 3(2-2)|
Basic techniques of lighting, costuming, make-up, programming, and general design of a dance concert. Class, projects, guest speakers, and field trips.
|DAN 435||Methods of Creative Movement 2(Spec)|
Techniques and procedures for teaching rhythm and dance activities for the physical education and dance teacher in grades K-12.
|DAN 440||Performance Ensemble 2-8(Spec)|
Preparation and performance of dance roles of Orchesis. Prerequisite: Audition.
|DAN 480||Dance Practicum 1-3(Spec)|
Curriculum planning and teaching of K-12, college, or adults in a laboratory setting. CR/NC only. Prerequisites: permission of instructor; senior standing.
|DAN 494||Field Study in Dance 1-3(Spec)|
An approved investigation, survey, study, or description observation in some area of dance performed off-campus. Prerequisites: permission of instructor; junior standing.
|DAN 530||History of Dance 3(3-0)|
Dance history from its primitive beginning to the present. Relationships of dance forms to the societies in which they developed.
|DAN 578||Special Topics In Dance 1-9(Spec)|
Current topics in dance for each semester listed in Course Search and Registration. This course may be repeated for up to 9 credit hours. Prerequisite: Two undergraduate courses in Dance with a C or better.