DAN 100 (2)

Beginning Dance Movement 

Dance movement for adults with no experience in dance. Ballet, character dances, and modern dance movements. Dance movement concepts for exercise. One lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.  

 

DAN 102 (2)

Pilates

Introduction to the Pilates method for improving flexibility, strength and total body conditioning. Two lecture.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.  

 

DAN 1021 (2), 1022 (2), 1023 (2), 1024 (2)

Pilates Sequence for Dance Majors Only 

Introdcution to the Pilates method for improving flexibility, strength, and total body conditioning for Dance Majors. Two lecture.

 

DAN 103 (1)

Cardio-Fitness Workout 

An intense cardiovascular workout that combines aerobic exercise, free-weights, body-sculpting and nutrition.  One lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 105 (2)

Aerobic Dance I 

Aerobic dance as a fun way to develop strength, endurance, and flexibility through strengthening, stretching, and cardiovascular activity. One lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 110 (3)

Ballet I 

Basic ballet techniques and appreciation of ballet as a form of artistic expression. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.  

 

DAN 1101 (3), 1102 (3), 1103 (3), 1104 (3)

Ballet I Sequence for Dance Majors Only 

Basic ballet techniques and appreciation of ballet as a form of artistic expression for Dance majors. Three lecture.  DAN 1102 Prerequisite: DAN 1101 or DAN 110.  DAN 1103 Prerequisite: DAN 1102.  DAN 1104 Prerequisite: DAN 1103. 

 

DAN 111 (2)

Beginning Yoga

Beginning Yoga including yoga postures, breathing, history, and philosophy. One 

lecture, two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 111 (2), 1112 (2), 1113 (2), 1114 (2)

Beginning Yoga Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Beginning Yoga including yoga postures, breathing, history, and philosophy for Dance majors. One lecture, two lab.

 

DAN 120 (3)

Modern Dance I 

Beginning modern dance technique. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204 (3 credits each) 

Modern Dance I Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Beginning modern dance technique for Dance majors. Three lecture.  DAN 1202 Prerequisite: DAN 1201 or DAN 120. DAN 1203 Prerequisite: DAN 1202. DAN 1204 Prerequisite: DAN 1203.

 

DAN 130 (4)

Company Class and Rehearsal

Class and rehearsal for the student dance company. Four lecture.  Prerequisite: by audition.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 140 (1)

Folk Dance I 

Elements of folk dancing. Two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 145 (2)

Tap Dance

Introduction to Basic Tap Dance Technique.  Two Lecture.

 

DAN 150 (3)

Jazz Dance I 

Basic jazz dance technique. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 1501, 1502, 1503, 1504 (3 credits each)

Jazz Dance I Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Basic jazz dance technique for Dance majors. Three lecture.  DAN 1502 Prerequisite: DAN 1501 or DAN 150. DAN 1503 Prerequisite: DAN 1502. DAN 1504 Prerequisite: DAN 1503.

 

DAN 151 (1)

Turkish-Egyptian Dance I 

An introduction to basic Turkish and Egyptian dance movement. Two lecture.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 152 (2)

Turkish-Egyptian Dance II

Intermediate Turkish and Egyptian dance movement. Prerequisite: DAN 151 or consent of instructor. Two Lecture.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 153 (2)

Beginning Flamenco I

Introduction to Flamenco dance and its cultural history.  Two Lecture.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.  

 

DAN 154 (2)

Beginning Flamenco II

Intermediate Flamenco dance.  Prerequisite: DAN 153 or consent of instructor.  Two lecture.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 155 (3)

Tai Chi Chuan 

An introduction to the basic philosophy and movements of Tai Chi Chuan (Yang Style Long Form). Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 156 (2)

West African Dance 

Introduction to the music, rhythms and dance movement of West Africa.  Two lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.  

 

DAN 157 (1)

Bollywood Cardio Workout

This dance-inspired workout achieves a cardiovascular component due to the expansive movements of Bhangra folk dance steps from the Punjab region of NW India.  Includes choreography form Hindi Bollywood movies.  One lecture. 

 

DAN 160 (3)

Awareness through Dance 

This is a class for students wishing to gain a greater sense of awareness of themselves through movement and dance techniques. The class incorporates different movement and awareness modalities such as Feldenkreis, yoga, Tai Chi, and improvisational dance. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 180 (3)

Dance Production 

Theory and practice of lighting, scenery, sound, and stage management for dance production. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval. 

 

DAN 199 (0.5–6)

Dance Workshop

Designed to provide workshop courses based on student and faculty interest in pursuing or presenting an original topic. Workshops may be developed to enhance existing curriculum or to give students experience that is not covered by existing curriculum. One-half to six variable credit hours.  

 

DAN 200 (3)

Introduction to Choreography 

Introduction to principles of dance improvisation and choreography. Study and development of creative movement sources and potential through exploration of human and environmental relationships. Three lecture.  

 

DAN 201 (3)

Dance History 

History of dance from the ancient world to the present including cultural dance, performance dance and social dance. General Education: Arts/Humanities, Special Requirements: Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness, Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture. 

 

DAN 202 (2)

Pilates II

Intermediate studies in the Pilates method for improving flexibility, strength and total body conditioning. Two lecture.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval. 

 

DAN 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 (2 credits each)

Pilates II Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Intermediate studies in the Pilates method for improving flexibility, strength and total body conditioning for Dance majors. Two lecture.  

 

DAN 205 (2)

Careers in Dance

An overview of careers in dance, and the business aspects regarding those careers. Two lecture.                                                                                                                                                                          

 

DAN 210 (2)

Yoga II

Intermediate studies in Yoga including yoga postures, breathing, history, and philosophy. Includes study into various yoga styles including, but not limited to gentle/restorative, flow, yin, Siyananda, and Kripalu. Prerequisite:  DAN 111 or consent of instructor. One lecture, two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

DAN 2101 (2), 2102 (2), 2103 (2), 2104 (2)

Yoga II Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Intermediate studies in Yoga including yoga postures, breathing, history, and philosophy. Includes study into various yoga styles including, but not limited to gentle/restorative, flow, yin, Siyananda, and Kripalu. Prerequisite: DAN 111 or consent of instructor. One lecture, two lab. 

 

DAN 211 (3)

Ballet II 

Ballet techniques for the student with previous ballet experience. Prerequisite: DAN 110 or DAN 1101 or Consent of Instructor. Two lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval. 

 

DAN 2111, 2112, 2113, and 2114 (3 credits each)

Ballet II Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Ballet techniques for dance majors with previous ballet experience. Prerequisite: DAN 110 or DAN 1101 or Consent of Instructor. Two lecture; two lab.  DAN 2112 Prerequisite: DAN 2111 or DAN 211. DAN 2113 Prerequisite: DAN 2112. DAN 2114 Prerequisite: DAN 2113. 

 

DAN 212 (3)

Ballet III

Advanced ballet technique.  Prerequisite:  *DAN 211 or consent of instructor.  Two lecture.  Two lab.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.  

 

DAN 2121, 2122, 2123, and 2124 (3 credits each)

Ballet III Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Advanced Ballet technique for dance majors. Prerequisite: *DAN 211 or consent of instructor. Two lecture; two lab. DAN 2122 Prerequisite: DAN 2121 or DAN 212. DAN 2123 Prerequisite: DAN 2122. DAN 2124 Prerequisite: DAN 2123. 

 

DAN 215 (3)

Teaching Methods in Dance 

Theory and practice of teaching creative dance. Prerequisites: DAN 200 and one of the following: *DAN 211 or DAN 221 or DAN 250; or consent of instructor. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.  

 

DAN 217 (3)

Ballet IV

A study of Classical Ballet incorporating techniques from the Royal Academy of Dance Advanced level.  Prerequisites:  *DAN 212 or DAN 2121 or Consent of Instructor.  Two lecture, two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.   

 

DAN 2171, 2172, 2173, 2174 (3 credits each)

Ballet IV Sequence for Dance Majors Only

A study of Classical Ballet incorporating techniques from the Royal Academy of Dance Advanced level for Dance majors.  Prerequisites:  *DAN 212 or consent of instructor.  Two lecture, two lab. 

 

DAN 221 (3)

Modern Dance II 

Intermediate modern dance techniques. Two lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval. 

 

DAN 2211, 2212, 2213, and 2214 (3 credits each)

Modern Dance II Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Intermediate modern dance techniques for dance majors. Two lecture; two lab.  DAN 2212 Prerequisite: DAN 2211 or DAN 221. DAN 2213 Prerequisite: DAN 2212. DAN 2214 Prerequisite: DAN 2213. 

 

DAN 222 (3)

Modern Dance III

Advanced modern dance technique, theory and aesthetics. Prerequisite: DAN 221 or DAN 2211 or Consent of Instructor. Two lecture. Two lab.  May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval. 

 

DAN 2221, 2222, 2223, and 2224 (3 credits each)

Modern Dance III Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Advanced modern dance technique, theory and aesthetics for dance majors. Prerequisite: DAN 221  or DAN 2211 or Consent of Instructor. Two lecture. Two lab.  DAN 2222 Prerequisite: DAN 2221 or DAN 222. DAN 2223 Prerequisite: DAN 2222. DAN 2224 Prerequisite: DAN 2223. 

 

DAN 230 (3)

Choreography

Introduction to basic choreographic principles including composition and form and content in dance. Prerequisites: DAN 200 and one of the following: *DAN 210 or DAN 221 or DAN 250; or consent of instructor. Two lecture; two lab.  

 

DAN 250 (3)

Jazz Dance II 

Study of technical detail in the development and conditioning of the body for jazz and professional dance today. Two lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval. 

 

DAN 2501, 2502, 2503, and 2504 (3 credits each) 

Jazz Dance II Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Study of technical detail in the development and conditioning of the body for jazz and professional dance today for dance majors. Two lecture; two lab.  DAN 2502 Prerequisite: DAN 2501 or DAN 250. DAN 2503 Prerequisite: DAN 2502. DAN 2504 Prerequisite: DAN 2503. 

 

DAN 251 (3)

Jazz Dance III

Advanced study of the art and technique of jazz dance at a pre-professional level. Prerequisite: DAN 250 or permission of the instructor. Two lecture; two lab. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.  

 

DAN 2511, 2512, 2513, and 2514 (3 credits each)

Jazz Dance III Sequence for Dance Majors Only

Advanced study of the art and technique of jazz dance at a pre-professional level for dance majors. Prerequisite: DAN 250, 2501, or permission of the instructor. Two lecture; two lab.  

 

DAN 290 (3)

Dance and Performing Arts/Dance Fitness Practicum

Portfolio development and community based service learning experience for Dance majors.  Generally taken last semester of degree program. One lecture. three lab. 

 

DAN 298 (1-6)                                                                                                                          

Special Topics

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervisio.

 

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