Dance

The Dance minor is a 15-credit program that includes courses in the practice, theory, and critical analysis of dance and theater. The minor will expose students to a wide array of diverse dance forms while also providing a sense of dance history and cultural context.

Coordinator: Stephanie Bird 

Requirements

Choose up to nine credits from the following courses.

Course Credits
PE 111 Modern Dance   
PE 113 JAZZ DANCE   
PE 114 BALLET I   
PE 214 BALLET II   
PE 116 AFRO-CARIBBEAN DANCE   
PE 117 CHOREOGRAPHY   
PE 118 FLAMENCO DANCE   
PE 119 DANCES OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND INDIA I   
PE 219 DANCES OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND INDIA II   
PE 181 CONTEMPORARY URBAN DANCE   
PE 143 YOGA I (OR PE 243 -YOGA II)   
PE 148 MAT PILATES   

Choose at least six credits (two courses) from the following list.

Course Credits
EN 258 INTRO TO PERFORMANCE STUDIES   
MU 202 LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN MUSIC  
PE 100 Introduction to Dance Movement Therapy   
PE 200 PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP   
PE 210/HA 210 DEVOTIONAL ART AND DANCE OF THE INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT AND WEST ASIA   
PE 215 SEEING DANCE LIVE   
PE 216 HISTORY OF BALLET AND MODERN DANCE   
PE 217 URBAN DANCE: HISTORY AND SOCIAL CONTEXT   
PE 281 MODERN DANCE: THEORY AND PRACTICE    

Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.