Dance Minor and Certificate Programs

MINOR: 

The student takes all of the Core Courses and one Elective Course and must earn a “B” or higher in a Level II of one technique and a Level III in another.

CORE COURSES

  • DANCE 195 Improvisational Structures (2)
  • DANCE 200 Anatomy for Dancers (1)
  • DANCE 205 Dance as an Art Form (3)
  • DANCE 225 Principles of Rhythmic Notation (1)
  • DANCE 295 Dance Composition I (3)
  • DANCE 380 Musical Stage Dance (2)
  • DANCE 502 Performance Production (0/0/1)

CORE COURSE TOTAL: 13

 

TECHNIQUE COURSE: (2 credits each)

  • DANCE 165 Ballet I
  • DANCE 325 Ballet II
  • DANCE 326 Ballet III
  • DANCE 120 Modern Dance I
  • DANCE 323 Modern Dance II
  • DANCE 324 Modern Dance III
  • DANCE 171 Jazz I
  • DANCE 371 Jazz II
  • DANCE 372 Jazz III
  • DANCE 181 TAP I
  • DANCE 381 TAP II
  • DANCE 382 TAP III

TECHNIQUE COURSE TOTAL: 6 - 10

MINOR TOTAL: 19 - 23

 

CERTIFICATE OPTION

The student takes two three-credit classes chosen from the Elective course offerings, must achieve Level III proficiency in an additional technique, and take DANCE 510 (Senior Project) earning 13 Credits past the minor as follows:

 

ELECTIVES (pick two three credit courses): 6 Credits

  • DANCE 405 Applied Movement Fundamentals (3)
  • DANCE 495 Composition II (3)
  • DANCE 505 Methods and Materials for Teaching Dance (3)

 

ELECTIVES TOTAL: 6         

TECHNIQUE COURSE TOTAL: 6

SENIOR PROJECT: 1

MINOR + CERTIFICATE TOTAL:  32 - 36

 

Level II and Level III class requirements: 

An audition will be held for dancers on the first day of class. This audition will consist of a regular class in that style. Permission to enroll will be granted to those who meet the technique requirements.

 

All level 1 classes are open to all K-State students

View the Student Learning Outcomes for Dance Minors (PDF) or download a list of requirements for Dance Minors (PDF). You can also view the Undergraduate Catalog for Dance Minors.