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Dance Program

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Department of Movement Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401

Phone: 208-885-7921

Fax: 208-885-5929

Email: dance@uidaho.edu

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Minor in Dance

The state’s premiere Bachelor of Science in Dance is a distinctive program that supports a dance minor with personal attention from experienced dance experts. Excellent concert performance opportunities and modern studio spaces give students the professional training and educational foundation needed to transform a passion for dance into career options. Dance minors are not required to audition for the program.

Location: Moscow

Dance Theory and Laboratory (22 crs)

  • DAN 100: Dance in Society (Counted as 3 crs Humanities and American Diversity Gen Ed) (N/A cr)
  • DAN 210/410: Dance Performance (by audition; 1-3cr per semester; co-req 1-2cr of DAN 216/416) (2 crs)
  • DAN 211: Dance Conditioning (1 cr)
  • DAN 216/416: Ballet/Modern Technique (3 credits each in ballet and modern at 1 credit per class) (6 crs)
  • DAN 216/416: Other Technique (World Dance, Ballet Variations—Pointe & Partnering, Jazz) (2 crs)
  • DAN 284: Dance Improvisation (1 cr)
  • DAN 321: Dance Pedagogy (3 crs)
  • DAN 360: Teaching Creative Dance for Children (1 cr)
  • DAN 384: Dance Composition I (prereq: DAN 284) (3 crs)
  • DAN 421: Dance History and Contemporary Views (prereq: DAN 100) (3 crs)

Upper Division Dance Course (3 crs)

One of the three choices below for 3 credits.

  • DAN 324: Integrated Movement Practices (recommended prereq: BIO 227) (3 crs)
  • DAN 385: Dance Composition II (prereq: DAN 284, 384, 385/Instructor Permission) (3 crs)
  • DAN 422: Labanalysis (3 crs)

Total: 25 credits

Recommended Elective Course

  • DAN 412: Choreograph (2 crs)

Supplemental Technique Classes (Electives)

  • DAN 105: Technique Class Offerings (Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballroom, Swing, Latin) (1 cr)

Contact

Dance Program

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Department of Movement Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401

Phone: 208-885-7921

Fax: 208-885-5929

Email: dance@uidaho.edu

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