Students intending to minor in dance are required to write a statement (150-300 words) explaining their motivation to minor in dance or submit a resume of their dance experience or a video of themselves in dance performance or class for consideration. Send your statement, video or resume to Carol Kaminsky at and approval from your advisor.  All dance minors must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 in dance courses. There is no undergraduate major in dance.

Curriculum Requirements

DAN 130Orientation to Dance (prerequisite for all students interested in the Dance minor)2
Complete exactly 1 course from - Advanced Studio Technique:3
Modern Dance, Level Two
Modern Dance, Level Three
Modern Dance; Level Four
Complete exactly 1 course from - Dance Education:
DAN 385Methods of Teaching Dance (K-12)3
Complete exactly 1 course from - Dance History:3
World History of the Dance
History of Modern Dance
Women in Theatrical Dance
Complete a minimum of 4 credit hours from - Studio Electives:4
Modern Dance, Level One
Ballet, Level One
Theatre Dance Forms
Ballet, Level Two
Cultural Dance Forms
Dance Composition Level 2
Creative Dance for Children
Teaching Dance to Children
Introduction to Dance-Movement Therapy
Dance Movement Therapy
Ballet Level Three
Dance Composition Level 3
Total Credit Hours15