Jul 20, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019

Dance Minor

Minor Requirements

Explorations of the Field

(Four 4-credit courses required)

A dance minor must complete a total of eight credits in the combination of technique and practicum areas.

Technique Courses

(Four 1-credit courses required)


To complete the minor in dance, three 1-credit practicum credits must be earned during the student’s four years and be distributed among several areas, to maximize skills development and experience in: performance (acting, dancing), craft (costume, lighting, sound, scenic, props), managment (stage management, production management, running crew) and creative development (choreography, assistant directing, dramaturgy, design). These practicum credits are academic credits, graded, and earned in production settings where there is a syllabi, learning contracts and grading rubics. Dance minors must complete three practicums from (75) through (79), one of which must be either (76) or (77).

  • THDA 75 - Practicum in Performance  
  • THDA 76 - Practicum in Scenery/Lighting/Costume Construction  
  • THDA 77 - Practicum in Running Crew  
  • THDA 78 - Practicum in Advanced Production Techniques  
  • THDA 79 - Practicum in Choreography