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DANA 101 - Beginning Modern Dance (1:3).
Description: Fundamental techniques, rhythmic patterns, and improvisation problems are emphasized. Specific attention is given to understanding body alignment and self correction as it relates to proper anatomical function and aesthetic appreciation. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall and spring.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 102 - Intermediate Modern Dance (1:3).
Description: Technique is emphasized to develop; clarity of movement, use of appropriate quality and flow, confidence in moving alone and with others. Simple improvisation problems are interspersed randomly. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 101 or equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 104 - Beginning Ballet (1:3).
Description: A participation course in which introductory classical ballet movements are studied. Coordination of the body is developed through very slow and simple ballet exercises with emphasis placed on a controlled center of balance (not a pointe class). Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall and spring.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 105 - Intermediate Ballet (1:3).
Description: Execution and integration of varied combinations of basic classical ballet exercises is studied. Emphasis is on control and balance in adage and quick rhythm and tempo changes in allegro work (not a pointe class). Notes: Lab Fee: $30 Prerequisites: DANA 104 or equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 111 - Modern Dance IA (1:3).
Description: Intensive course for the dance major in the fundamentals of modern dance. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: Placement audition or permission of instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 112 - Modern Dance IB (1:3).
Description: Continuation of materials in DANA 111. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 111 or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 121 - Ballet IA (1:3).
Description: Intensive course for the dance major in beginning ballet technique. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: Placement audition or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 122 - Ballet IB (1:3).
Description: Continuation of materials in 121. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 121 or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 185 - Dance Technique Conditioning Laboratory (0:0:1.5)
Description: Strength and Flexibility conditioning for Dance Majors. Co-requisite: major dance technique course. Corequisite: any dance technique course for dance majors from among: DANA 111, 112, 211, 212, 311, 312, 411, 412, 121, 122, 221, 222, 321, 322, 421, 422. Notes: Offered fall and spring.
0.000 Credit hours
1.500 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 199 - General Dance Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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DANA 211 - Modern Dance IIA (1:3).
Description: Intensive intermediate level modern dance techniques. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: DANA 112 or permission of instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 212 - Modern Dance IIB (1:3).
Description: Continuation of materials in DANA 211. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 211 or permission of instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 221 - Ballet IIA (1:3).
Description: Intensive transition to intermediate ballet. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: DANA 122 or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 222 - Ballet IIB (1:3).
Description: Intensive course in intermediate ballet techniques. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 221 or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 230 - Dance Training and Conditioning (1:3).
Description: A training program for dancers and performing artists which provides sound principles and approaches to the development of a fitness level and body awareness appropriate for each person. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall and spring.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 231 - Tap Dance I (1:3).
Description: Study and practice of the basic elements of tap dance and their use in simple combinations. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall and spring.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

Theater and Dance Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 232 - Tap Dance II (1:3).
Description: A continuation of DANA 231 Beginning Tap Dance. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 231 or permission of instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

Theater and Dance Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 236 - Early Dance (1:0:3).
Description: Study and practice of European court dance forms of the Medieval through Renaissance Eras. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 238 - Hip Hop (1:0:3).
Description: Study and practice of basic dance techniques of the Hip Hop genre. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in spring and fall.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 246 - Social Dance (1:3).
Description: Activity course in basic dances used in the United States. Some dances in past ¿ emphasis on current dances. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall and spring.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 246H - Social Dance

1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 249 - Advanced Social Dance (1:0:3).
Description: Continuation of DANA 246 Social Dance. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 246.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

Theater and Dance Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 251 - Jazz Technique I (1:3).
Description: Basic jazz movements and techniques are studied through the use of flexibility work, changing dance rhythms, and contrasting body dynamics. Technique combinations are designed to emphasize coordination and rhythmic variation. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

Theater and Dance Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 252 - Jazz Technique II (1:3).
Description: Intermediate level jazz movements and techniques are studied through the use of strengthening and limbering exercises emphasizing body rhythms and dynamic changes. Extended jazz combinations are designed for rhythmic style and clarity. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 251 or equivalent.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

Theater and Dance Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 258 - World Dance Forms (1:3).
Description: A study of the fundamental movement elements associated with a survey of world dance forms. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in spring.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

Theater and Dance Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 261 - Musical Theatre Dance Forms (1:0:3).
Description: Study and practice of the dance styles used in musical theatre performance. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANA 299 - General Dance Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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DANA 311 - Modern Dance IIIA (1:3).
Description: Intensive advanced level modern dance technique. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: DANA 212 or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 312 - Modern Dance IIIB (1:3).
Description: Continuation of materials in DANA 311. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 311 or permission of the instruction.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 321 - Ballet IIIA (1:3).
Description: An intensive technique course for those who have excelled in intermediate ballet and require continuation of challenging work to either achieve or maintain advanced ballet technique. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 322 - Ballet IIIB (1:3).
Description: A continuation of DANA 321, Ballet IIIa. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANA 321 or permission of instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 323 - Pointe Technique I (1:0:3).
Description: The introduction to ballet technique on pointe. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall and spring. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Corequisites: One of the following: DANA 121, 122, 221, 222, 321, 322, 421, 422.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 324 - Pointe Technique II (1:0:3).
Description: The continuation of ballet technique on pointe. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall and spring. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Corequisites: One of the following: DANA 121, 122, 221, 222, 321, 322, 421, 422.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 399 - General Dance Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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DANA 411 - Modern Dance IV A (1:0:3).
Description: Advanced exercises and phrases which explore concepts of proper alignment, correct body usage, and breath and movement flow associated with modern technique will be developed to further expand the student's movement potential. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: DANA 312 or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 412 - Modern Dance IV B (1:0:3).
Description: Advanced exercises and phrases which explore concepts of proper alignment, correct body usage, breath and movement flow associated with modern technique will be developed to further expand the student's movement potential. This course is a continuation of DANA 411. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in spring. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: DANA 411 or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 421 - Ballet IV A (1:0:3).
Description: An advanced technique class which will build upon the student's understanding of ballet movement and its relationship to space, breath, alignment, and musicality. Contemporary and classical repertory will be explored. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: DANA 322 or permission of instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 422 - Ballet IV B (1:0:3).
Description: An advanced technique class which will build upon the student's understanding of ballet movement and its relationship to space. breath, alignment, and musicality. Contemporary and classical repertory will be explored. This course is a continuation of DANA 421. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in spring. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: DANA 421 or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 442 - Senior Thesis Showcase (1:2).
Description: Advanced exploration into the choreographic process; students create original work under faculty supervision and present that work in public performance. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: DANT 200, 301, and senior status. Corequisites: DANA 311, 312, 321, or 322.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Studio/PE

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DANA 443 - Dance Production: Practicum (1).
Description: A class designed to apply, through practical experience, the necessary technical theatre skills needed for running a dance or theatre production. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall and spring. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: THRT 115.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Practicum/Cooperative edu

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DANA 444 - Dance Performance: Practicum (1).
Description: Practical experience of the rehearsal process and performance in a faculty/guest artist-choreographed work. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. May be repeated for credit. Offered in spring and fall. Corequisites: DANA 111, 112, 121, 122, 211, 212, 221, 222, 311, 312, 411, 412, 421, or 422.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Practicum/Cooperative edu

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DANA 471 - Internship in Dance (3).
Description: Faculty supervised/coordinated work affiliation in dance. Notes: Lab fee: $10. Offered in spring, summer and fall. Prerequisites: Permission of department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Internship

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DANA 499 - General Dance Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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