DAN 104 Latin Dance I (1)
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)
Introduction to social dance forms and styles.
DAN 106 Country Line Dance (1)
Introduction to the basic elements and skills used in the performance of country line dance.
DAN 107 Swing Dance (1)
Introduction to the basic steps and styles of swing dance.
DAN 125 Introduction to Alexander Technique (2)
This class is a body awareness and movement class based on the Alexander Technique.
DAN 126 Hip Hop (2)
Introduction to hip hop forms and styles.
DAN 132 Introduction to Clogging (1)
Beginning level of clogging. Students will learn basic level clogging steps using a variety of music. Students will learn to read cue-sheets and understand the history of clogging. Identical to
PED 132. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses.
DAN 133 Dance Technique I (2)
Beginning instruction, techniques, and basic skills of contemporary dance.
DAN 134 Recreational Dance I (1)
An introductory course designed to acquaint the student with beginning folk, square, and social dance.
DAN 136 Ballet Technique I (2)
To familiarize the beginning student with the basics of ballet.
DAN 137 Tap I (2)
An Introductory dance course of basic tap instruction.
DAN 138 Jazz I (2)
An introductory course in jazz dance that builds from traditional jazz into the contemporary.
DAN 140 Dance Repertory Theatre I (2-4)
The in-depth study of the principles and techniques of stage form, style, and projection necessary for dance performance. Prerequisite: Audition or permission of instructor.
DAN 175 Dance Appreciation (3)
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)
An in-depth study of the dynamic functions of movement and dance.
DAN 231 Fundamental Movement (2)
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)
Introduction to the basic elements of dance choreography through the use of creative problem solving. Prerequisite: DAN 133 or permission of instructor.
DAN 233 Dance Technique II (2)
Intermediate technique. Prerequisite: DAN 133; or permission of instructor.
DAN 236 Ballet II (2)
To afford students the opportunity to use skills learned in Ballet I to progress to a higher level of proficiency in ballet movement. Prerequisites: Ballet I or permission of instructor.
DAN 237 Tap II (1)
Continuation of DAN 137 Tap I leading to the development of intermediate tap techniques. Prerequisites: DAN 137 or permission of instructor.
DAN 240 Dance Repertory Theatre II (2-4)
Continuation of DAN 140. Prerequisite: DAN 140 or permission of instructor.
DAN 305 Studio: Dance Performance (1-4)
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)
Continuation of 232 with the inclusion of historical styles and approaches in dance choreography. Prerequisite: DAN 232.
DAN 333 Dance Technique III (2)
Advanced technique. Prerequisites: DAN 233 with a grade of B, or permission of instructor.
DAN 334 Teaching of Folk, Square, and Social Dance (3)
Skills, techniques, and materials for teaching. Identical to RPL 334. Credit may not be earned in more than one of these courses.
DAN 337 Tap III (1)
Development of intermediate to advanced tap techniques in various combinations with jazz styling. Prerequisites: DAN 237; intermediate techniques or permission of the instructor.
DAN 340 Dance Repertory Theatre and Tour Company (2-8)
Study of choreography created by members of the dance faculty and guest artists, leading to public performance. Prerequisite: Audition or permission of instructor.
DAN 430 Dance Production (3)
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)
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)
Preparation and performance of dance roles of Orchesis. Prerequisite: Audition or permission of instructor.
DAN 480 Dance Practicum (1-3)
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)
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)
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)
Current topics in dance for each semester listed in the class schedule. This course may be repeated for up to 9 credit hours. Prerequisite: Two undergraduate courses in Dance with a C (2.0) or better.