Dance (Minor)

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The minor program in dance provides a dynamic and culturally diverse learning environment in which students develop their creativity as artists, scholars and educators. The transdisciplinary curriculum promotes creative collaboration and a holistic approach to acquiring skills for successful career transitions. Movement practices, performance and creativity practice define the core of the program. The rich educational experience is further enhanced by studies in:

  • criticism
  • dance cultures
  • dance history
  • digital media
  • movement science
  • music
  • pedagogy and leadership
  • philosophy
  • production
  • somatics

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Dance (Minor)

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts


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Program requirements

The minor in dance consists of 19 credit hours of coursework, including 12 upper-division credit hours. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00) or higher is required in all classes for the minor.
A minimum GPA of 3.00 in minor courses is required to earn the minor in dance.
Choose one course -- 3 credit hours
Choose one from the following -- 3 credit hours
Choose two from the following -- 4 credit hours
Upper Division Dance Electives -- 9 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.