Minor in Dance

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In the Dance minor, you’ll get a foundation in dance. You’ll study movement and voice, improvisation and composition, and dance in the humanities. You’ll also choose from a variety of electives in ballet, jazz and modern dance.

Curriculum & Requirements

Dance Minor

Dance is one of the seven primary arts and deals with the human condition in its own unique way. It is deeply connected to the human experience as a form of expression, communication, culture and art form. To provide a holistic education to the EWU students the opportunity to study dance as an art form and its history. Dance, as a practice, fulfills an essential function of the arts and humanities that are the foundation of higher education. The dance minor allows students to discover, learn and advance their knowledge of this primary art form. This minor will also support the training and education of students pursuing degrees in Theatre and Physical Education.

Required Courses
THTR 110MOVEMENT AND VOICE3
THTR 111ELEMENTS OF IMPROVISATION AND DANCE COMPOSITION2
THTR 201DANCE IN THE HUMANITIES4
Required Electives–choose one course from each of the following areas and an additional 7 credits with consultation of dance advisor.13
Ballet
BALLET I
BALLET II
Jazz Dance
JAZZ DANCE I
JAZZ DANCE II
Modern Dance
MODERN DANCE I
MODERN DANCE II
MODERN DANCE III
Total Credits22

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