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  • DANCE 130  Understanding Dance

    Description:
    The course features the study of dance and its choreography, and varied views of dance by artists such as Duncan, Nijinsky, Graham, Tharp and Balanchine. Lectures, slides, films, readings, discussions, writing and studio practice focus on critical observations of dance.   More Info

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  • DANCE 131  Musical Theatre

    Description:
    This course is an introduction to such various forms of dance as social, folk, square and tap used in theatrical productions. Emphasis on performance.   More Info

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  • DANCE 132  Ballet I

    Description:
    This course is an introduction to the study of ballet; emphasis on performance.   More Info

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  • DANCE 133  Jazz Dance I

    Description:
    This course is an introduction to the study of jazz dance; emphasis on performance.   More Info

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  • DANCE 134  Modern Dance I

    Description:
    This course is an introduction to the study of modern dance; emphasis on performance.   More Info

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  • DANCE 135  Multicultural Dance

    Description:
    This course focuses on the theory, practice, and performance of American, Latin-American, and African-American dance styles.   More Info

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  • DANCE 181  Topics in Dance

    Description:
    This course introduces styles of dance without requiring prior experience. Topics to be covered vary by semester.   More Info

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  • DANCE 232  Intermediate Ballet

    Description:
    This course continues the study of ballet; emphasis on performance. Placement by audition.   More Info

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  • DANCE 233  Jazz Dance II

    Description:
    This course continues the study of jazz dance; emphasis on performance.   More Info

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  • DANCE 234  Modern Dance II

    Description:
    This course continues the study of modern dance; emphasis on performance.   More Info

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  • DANCE 325  Dance Theatre Workshop

    Description:
    Different colors, textures, rhythms, and images expressed in body movement. The final project is a movement-dance-theatre piece incorporating all the techniques experienced in class. Repeatable for credit.   More Info

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  • DANCE 330  The Pedagogy of Dance

    Description:
    This methods course develops teaching skills in modern dance, ballet and jazz. Emphasis is on educational theory in practice through development of teaching modules.   More Info

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  • DANCE 332  Advanced Ballet

    Description:
    This course is the study of ballet for advanced dancers; emphasis on performance. Placement by audition. Repeatable for credit.   More Info

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  • DANCE 435  Dance Internship

    Description:
    Designed to enable Dance students to earn 3-6 credits for a semester's internship in dance at professional or other working studios outside the University.   More Info

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  • DANCE 478  Independent Study

    Description:
    Open only to a limited number of students in any one semester. Research, study and participation in dance projects outside the classroom involving consultation with a faculty advisor. A written prospectus is required.   More Info

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  • DANCE 479  Independent Study

    Description:
    Open only to a limited number of students in any one semester. Research, study and participation in dance projects outside the classroom involving consultation with a faculty advisor. A written prospectus is required.   More Info

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  • DANCE 481  Selected Topics

    Description:
    The study of different areas within the field of Dance preparation. Courses vary each semester and are announced during pre-registration periods.   More Info

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