Dance (DAN)

DAN 17001     STUDIO MODERN I      1 Credit Hour

Practice of basic modern dance technique. Open to all university students.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17002     STUDIO MODERN DANCE II      1 Credit Hour

Exploration of modern dance technique foundations and improvisation with emphasis on the movement and performing qualities of modern dance. Open to all university students.

Prerequisite: DAN 17001.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17004     STUDIO JAZZ I      1 Credit Hour

Practice of basic jazz techniques. Open to all university students.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17005     STUDIO JAZZ II      1 Credit Hour

Continuation of jazz dance technique foundations with emphasis on more advanced dance combinations. Open to all university students.

Prerequisite: DAN 17004.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17007     STUDIO TAP I      1 Credit Hour

Basic tap steps and combinations with varying sound intensities and rhythms. Open to all university students.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17008     STUDIO TAP II      1 Credit Hour

Continuation of tap dance technique foundations with emphasis on more advanced dance combinations.

Prerequisite: DAN 17007.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17009     STUDIO TAP III      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) Advanced tap dance techniques with emphasis on clarity, speed and performance skills.

Prerequisite: DAN 17008.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17010     STUDIO BALLET I      1 Credit Hour

Introduction to the foundations of ballet placement, vocabulary and movement for the beginner. Open to all university students.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17011     STUDIO BALLET II      1 Credit Hour

Continuation of ballet technique foundations with emphasis on more advanced dance combinations. Open to all university students.

Prerequisite: DAN 17010.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17012     STUDIO BALLET III      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours) This course presents high intermediate ballet techniques for the serious non-major dance student. Students will apply the principles of body alignment to an ever expanding movement vocabulary. Intricate combinations in adagio, petite and grand allegro and turns will be offered. Focus will be on the strength, flexibility and endurance required to master movements at this more advanced level.

Prerequisite: DAN 17011.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17013     STUDIO AFRICAN DANCE I      1 Credit Hour

Designed to acquaint students with basic elements of African dance. Open to all university students.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17016     STUDIO SWING DANCE I      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 2 credit hours) Practice of basic swing dance movements with emphasis on social partnering skills. Open to all students.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17019     STUDIO HIP HOP I      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours) Introduction to Hip Hop dance including warm-up techniques, movement across the floor and dance combinations. Open to all university students. No previous experience is necessary.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17020     STUDIO HIP HOP II      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours) Hip Hop II is for students with previous experience in hip hop and will explore in greater depth fundamentals, history, technique and personal style.

Prerequisite: DAN 17019.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17049     FUNDAMENTALS OF BALLET AND MODERN DANCE      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to intensive exploration of ballet and modern dance technique for nonmajors with special emphasis on alignment, body awareness and movement vocabulary.

Prerequisite: DAN 17001 and 17010.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17050     INTRODUCTION TO DANCE      1 Credit Hour

Overview of modern dance as a performing art. Specifically focusing on preparation, basic knowledge and career choices.

Prerequisite: Dance major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17051     MODERN DANCE TECHNIQUE I-A      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Development of skill acquisition in basic technique, understanding and appreciation for the creative nature of dance through exposure to improvisational experiences.

Prerequisite: Dance major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17052     BALLET I-A      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Ballet techniques: pre-barre; beginning barre and beginning center work.

Prerequisite: Dance major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17053     PRINCIPLES OF DANCE MECHANICS I      2 Credit Hours

The study and application of alignment and basic movement principles to dance techniques.

Prerequisite: Dance major and special approval.

Corequisite: DAN 17051 or 17052.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

DAN 17151     MODERN DANCE TECHNIQUE I-B      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continued exploration of basic modern dance technique and improvisation begun in DAN 17051. Continued study of dance innovators and their historical significance.

Prerequisite: Dance major and DAN 17051 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 17152     BALLET I-B      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) Continuation of ballet techniques studied in DAN 17052.

Prerequisite: Dance major and DAN 17052 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 27070     JAZZ STYLES I      2 Credit Hours

Development of basic jazz dance skills for dance majors and minors.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 27071     MODERN DANCE TECHNIQUE II-A      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours) Intermediate modern dance styles emphasizing complex movement phrases.

Prerequisite: DAN 17051 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 27072     BALLET II-A      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) Intermediate ballet technique.

Prerequisite: Dance major; DAN 17152 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 27074     DANCE COMPOSITION I      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Movement exploration and improvisation including developing the body as an instrument of expression.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 27076     DANCE AS AN ART FORM (DIVG) (KFA)      3 Credit Hours

Survey of the various types, styles and functions of dance with emphasis on understanding dance as an art form and an expression of culture.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Global, Kent Core Fine Arts, Transfer Module Fine Arts

DAN 27170     JAZZ STYLES II      2 Credit Hours

Continued development of basic jazz dance skills.

Prerequisite: DAN 27070 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 27171     MODERN DANCE TECHNIQUE II-B      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credit hours) Continuation of intermediate level dance styles with emphasis on complex movement phrases.

Prerequisite: DAN 27071 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 27172     BALLET II-B      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) Continuation of intermediate ballet technique.

Prerequisite: DAN 27072 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 28010     DANCE ACCOMPANIMENT LABORATORY I      2 Credit Hours

(Course is repeatable for a maximum of 4 credit hours) Students will be introduced to the techniques and strategies of modern dance and ballet technique class accompaniment. Emphasis is placed on supervised student accompaniment and acquiring familiarity with dance class protocols, procedures, and the accompanist-instructor relationship. Course meets concurrently with one of the professional-level modern dance or ballet technique classes offered by the Dance Division.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37035     DANCE COMPOSITION II      2 Credit Hours

Basic principles of dance composition with attention to design, thematic material, structure, form and small groups.

Prerequisite: DAN 27074 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

DAN 37053     PRINCIPLES OF DANCE MECHANICS II      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 16 credit hours) Continuation of DAN 17053.

Prerequisite: DAN 17053 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37057     DANCE FOR CHILDREN      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) The theory and practice of children's dance in the pre-school, elementary, middle schools, private studio and recreation settings.

Prerequisite: Dance or Early Childhood Education major.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37058     METHODS AND MATERIALS OF DANCE      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Theory and practice of teaching dance technique from middle school to adults with an emphasis on modern dance.

Prerequisite: DAN 27057 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37067     BALLET III-A      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) Advanced ballet technique.

Prerequisite: DAN 27172 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37068     MODERN DANCE TECHNIQUE III-A      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 15 credit hours) Advanced modern dance technique.

Prerequisite: DAN 27171 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37070     DANCE COMPOSITION III      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) Development of individual movement style through improvisational studies and movement manipulation exercises of structure and form resulting in a substantial solo modern dance work.

Prerequisite: DAN 27174 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37071     MOVEMENT NOTATION      2 Credit Hours

Analyzing and recording human movement. The common aspects of movement in all forms of sports, dance and aquatics. Analysis and recording with the labanotation system.

Prerequisite: Dance major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37072     DANCE AND TECHNOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to new technologies as resources for creative expression, performance and documentation of dance. Students will learn a brief history of screen dance, techniques for archiving dance, shooting and editing video with dance as the subject and approaches to interactive performance. Students will gain a basic understanding of how new media interacts with current practice in dance creation, production, education and research.

Prerequisite: Dance (DANC) major or minor; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37167     BALLET III-B      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continuation of advanced ballet technique.

Prerequisite: DAN 37067 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37168     MODERN DANCE TECHNIQUE III-B      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continuation of advanced modern dance technique.

Prerequisite: DAN 37068 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37170     DANCE COMPOSITION IV      1 Credit Hour

Exploration of advanced composition skills in preparation for the B.F.A. senior choreography project and future choreographic endeavors.

Prerequisite: DAN 37070 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37192     DANCE PRACTICUM (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

(repeatable for a total of 4 hours) practical experience in cocurriculum dance activities under faculty supervision.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship, Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

DAN 37271     DANCE ENSEMBLE      2 Credit Hours

Participation in rehearsal, preparation and performance of public dance concerts in an established dance ensemble.

Prerequisite: Dance major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 37310     MUSIC FOR DANCERS      3 Credit Hours

Students will build theoretical, analytical and performance skills in music specific to the needs of dancers, dance teachers and choreographers.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 38001     APPLIED SKILLS FOR DANCE ACCOMPANIMENT      2 Credit Hours

(Course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credit hours) Private applied music instruction in performance skills necessary to accompany a modern dance or ballet class. Emphasis is placed on hand drum and frame drum technique, keyboard repertoire, and keyboard improvisation skills.

Prerequisite: DAN 28010.

Schedule Type: Private Lesson

Contact Hours: 1.5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 38010     DANCE ACCOMPANIMENT LABORATORY II      1-4 Credit Hours

(Course is repeatable) Students will receive intermediate and advanced instruction in modern dance or ballet technique class accompaniment. Emphasis will be placed on continued development of accompaniment strategies for specific styles of movement and increasing the students' range of accompaniment repertoire and improvisational vocabulary.

Prerequisite: two semesters of DAN 28010 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2-8 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 47055     BALLET IV-A      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A continuation of DAN 37167 with increasing clarity and control of movements.

Prerequisite: DAN 37167.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 47060     PROFESSIONAL ASPECTS IN DANCE      2 Credit Hours

development of pragmatic skills for entrance into professional dance careers. Emphasis on resume writing, preparation for auditions and economic survival.

Prerequisite: DAN 27170 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 47063     DANCE HISTORY I      3 Credit Hours

History of dance from antiquity to 1900.

Prerequisite: Dance major and approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Arts and Humanities

DAN 47070     JAZZ STYLES III      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Jazz style for students with advanced dance technique.

Prerequisite: DAN 27170 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 47095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN DANCE      1-3 Credit Hours

(repeatable for a total of 24 hours) offered when resources permit a topic different from existing courses. Topic to be announced when scheduled.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 47155     BALLET IV-B      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) A continuation of DAN 47055 with increasing clarity and dynamic expression.

Prerequisite: DAN 47055 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 47156     DANCE PRODUCTION      3 Credit Hours

Study of elements involved in planning and implementing a concert. Experiential work in technical and management components.

Prerequisite: Dance major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 47163     DANCE HISTORY II (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

History of the development of concert and theatrical dance forms from 1900 to present day.

Prerequisite: DAN 47063 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

DAN 47170     JAZZ STYLES IV      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continuation of DAN 47070.

Prerequisite: DAN 47070 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

DAN 47174     SENIOR CHOREOGRAPHY PROJECT (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

Creation of a modern dance work to be performed with full production values in an approved setting.

Prerequisite: DAN 37170 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Studio

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

DAN 47175     CAPSTONE PROJECT (ELR)      1-3 Credit Hours

The capstone project represents a culminating event for the student. Capstone projects can be taken in the junior or senior year and are identified in consultation with a faculty advisor. Honor students may combine the capstone project with an Honors thesis.

Prerequisite: junior standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Senior Project/Honors Thesis

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

DAN 47192     INTERNSHIP IN DANCE (ELR)      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit)Supervised dance apprenticeship in an approved educational setting.

Prerequisite: Dance major and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

DAN 47196     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN DANCE      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Individual projects for dance majors.

Prerequisite: Junior standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

DAN 47525     STUDENT TEACHING IN DANCE (ELR)      9 Credit Hours

This experience provides for a full semester of student teaching in the broadest range of multi-age school settings. L.I.C.E. Training must be presented to the campus office of clinical experience or designated faculty/staff at Regional campuses as prerequisite for student teaching.

Prerequisite: Dance major; and admission to student teaching; and DAN 47192; and special approval; and Official valid certification of Child Safety Training, approved Basic Life Support and A.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement