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Dance Minor

The dance minor offers an opportunity to become competent in creating art, familiar with a variety of techniques, and knowledgeable about the history and theory of the chosen art form.

Requirements for Minor in Dance

Select one of the following: 3 Credits
DAN 111 Introduction to Modern : 3 Credits
DAN 250 Studio Modern : 3 Credits

Select two of the following (any combination): 6 Credits
DAN 248 Special Topics in Dance
DAN 231 Introduction to Ballet
DAN 235 Tap Dance Techniques
DAN 241 Introduction to Jazz
DAN 345 Studio Jazz
DAN 347 Studio Ballet
DAN 349 Studio Tap

Select one of the following: 3 Credits
DAN 212 History of 20th and 21st Century Dance
DAN 213 Dance Medicine
DAN 226 Creative Movement for Children

Select one of the following: 3 Credits
DAN 316 Composition
DAN 320 Improvisation

Select one of the following: 3 Credits
DAN 404 Performance Repertory
DAN 425 Choreography

Total credits for minor in Dance: 18


Minor Policy

Minors may be declared any time before the completion of the drop/add period in the first term of the senior year or before completion of 87 credit hours, whichever comes later.

Successful completion of at least a one course in the minor is a prerequisite to such declaration.

Only two of the required minor courses may also count toward major or another minor’s requirements.  A minimum of half the required credits for the minor must be completed at Sage.

GPA in Minor required (minimum): 2.200 or higher