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DANT 110 - Introduction to Dance (1).
Description: An overview of the field of dance; benchmarks in the history of dance; professional career options; health and care of the dancer's body; the study of dance. Notes: Designed for students entering/considering serious study of dance. Offered in fall.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

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

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DANT 190 - Dance Forum (0:1:0).
Description: Presentations of performances and speakers on dance topics. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. A grade of S/U is awarded. Offered in spring and fall.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

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DANT 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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DANT 200 - Improvisation (1:2).
Description: Exploration of Laban principles of Time, Space, Weight and Flow through structured improvisations. Emphasis is placed upon conceptualizing the problem and the dancer's instantaneous response to various catalysts. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: One technique class. Corequisites: One technique class.
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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DANT 201 - Choreography I (3).
Description: Exploration, experimentation, and manipulation of rudimentary dance ideas resulting in phrases and studies which have repeatable, recognizable form. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANT 200 and DANA 112, 211 or equivalent, and THRT115.
3.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

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

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANT 205 - Music for Dance (3).
Description: A study of the fundamental elements of music literature in relationship to the dynamics, rhythms, and intents of dance movement. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in fall.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

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

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DANT 298 - Dance Appreciation (3).
Description: A survey of the significant developments in dance in relation to the other arts from the prehistoric period through the 20th century. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
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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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANT 301 - Choreography II (3).
Description: Pre-classic music and modern art sources from selected time periods serve as stimuli for dance studies, solo, and small group dance pieces. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: DANT201 and THRT115.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

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

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Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts

DANT 372 - Dance Kinesiology (3:2:2).
Description: The synthesis of the science of human motion and the art of dance as applied to the facilitation of excellence in performance and the reduction of dance injury. Notes: Lab Fee: $30. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: Completion of DANA 211 and 221 or equivalent.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

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

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DANT 385 - Dance History: Primitive Cultures through 19th Century (3).
Description: An analysis of dance from primitive cultures through the 19th century tracing its role as ritual, art form or popular entertainment within the social and political context of the time. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: CRTW 201.
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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Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

DANT 386 - Dance History: 1900-Present (3).
Description: The study of continuing and new trends in theatre dance forms in Western and Eastern cultures through live performance, visual, and print media. Notes: Intensive Writing course. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: CRTW 201.
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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Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective, Intensive Writing

DANT 386H - Dance History: 1900-Present

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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Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective, Intensive Writing

DANT 395 - Special Topics in Dance (1).
Description: Extension of individual opportunities in dance beyond existing departmental curriculum limits. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Offered in spring and fall.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

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

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DANT 396 - Special Topics in Dance (2:2:1).
Description: Extension of individual opportunities in dance beyond existing departmental curriculum limits. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Offered in spring and fall.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

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

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DANT 397 - Special Topics in Dance (3:2:2).
Description: Extension of individual opportunities in dance beyond existing departmental curriculum limits. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Offered in spring and fall.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

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

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DANT 432 - Careers and Current Trends in Dance (3).
Description: A capstone course for senior dance majors. This course will include aesthetics, contemporary issues and trends in dance, as well as audition, job search and studio management information. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: DANT 301, DANT 386.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

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

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DANT 471 - Independent Study in Dance (1).
Description: Individually designed study specific to aptitudes and interests of student. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Offered in spring and fall. Prerequisites: Permission of the department chair.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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DANT 472 - Independent Study in Dance (2).
Description: Individually designed study specific to aptitudes and interests of the student. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Offered in spring and fall.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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DANT 473 - Independent Study in Dance (3).
Description: Individually designed study specific to the aptitudes and interests of the student. Notes: May be retaken for credit. Offered in spring and fall.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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DANT 491 - Independent Study in Dance

1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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DANT 493 - Independent Study in Dance

1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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DANT 496 - Independent Study in Dance

1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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