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DANC 1310. Fundamentals of Dance (0-4-1) Introduction to beginner skills in ballet, modern and jazz. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 1316. Pilates (0-2-1) Must be a Theatre Major, Dance Minor or have permission of the instructor. An introduction to the Pilates Technique of Physical Conditioning. Theatre students and/or non-theatre students may opt to use THEA 1316 as a PEDS course. Theatre students who choose to use THEA 1316 as a PEDS may not also use it as an elective in their major.

DANC 1325. Zumba (0-2-1) Must be a Theatre Major, Dance Minor or have permission of the instructor. An introduction to the Zumba technique, a Latin-based dance aerobic fitness class.

DANC 1385. Social Ballroom (0-2-1) An introductory course teaching the beginning elements and concepts of social ballroom dance which will develop the student’s ability to execute basic ballroom dances, utilize proper dance etiquette.

DANC 2360. Theatre Dance I (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 2366, 2367, and 2369 all with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Beginning skills in dance techniques that are used on stage and in musical theatre.

DANC 2366. Ballet I (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 1310 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Essentials of basic ballet techniques are explored in this course. Exercises and combinations are used to develop technique and terminology skill in ballet. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 2367. Jazz Dance I (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 1310 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Basic jazz dance techniques and theories. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 2368. Modern Dance I (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 1310 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Basic modern dance techniques and theories. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 2369. Tap I (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 1310 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Beginning skills of tap dance. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 3135. Dance History (3-0-3) A broad survey of dance history with emphasizes on the impact of dance on society from primitive times to the present.

DANC 3210. Anatomy for Dance (1-2-2) Prerequisite: DANC 1310 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Anatomy as it applies to dance techniques to develop an individualized conditioning program to improve muscular/cardiovascular strength and range of motion/flexibility.

DANC 3235. Dance Composition (1-2-2) Prerequisite: DANC 1310 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. The exploration of compositional theories of dance through movement techniques and choreography.

DANC 3360. Theatre Dance II (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 2360 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Intermediate skills and dance techniques that are used on stage and in musical theatre.

DANC 3366. Ballet II (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 2366 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Essentials of intermediate ballet techniques are explored. Exercises/combinations are used to develop technique, terminology skill in ballet. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 3367. Jazz Dance II (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 2367 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Intermediate jazz dance techniques and theories. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 3368. Modern Dance II (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 2368 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Intermediate modern dance techniques and theories. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 3369. Tap II (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 2369 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Intermediate skills of tap dance. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 3411. Dance Performance (0-2-1) Prerequisite: Permission from instructor. Performance in annual dance concert. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 3555. Special Topics in Dance ({0-2}-2-{1-3}) Prerequisite: Permission from instructor. The study of specific topics in dance not covered in existing courses. May be repeated twice for credit if different topics are studied.

DANC 4366. Ballet III (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 3366 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Development of intermediate/advanced technical skills in ballet. Exercises/combinations are used to develop technique, terminology and skill in ballet. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 4367. Jazz Dance III (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 3367 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Advanced jazz dance techniques and theories. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 4368. Modern Dance III (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 3368 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Intermediate/advanced modern dance techniques and theories. May be taken twice for credit.

DANC 4369. Tap III (0-4-1) Prerequisite: DANC 3369 with a minimum grade of C or permission from instructor. Intermediate and advanced skills of tap dance. May be taken twice for credit.