Dance Minor


Undergraduate Minor

Program Delivery

On Campus

Total Credits

21 Credits

About the Program

   Giving students a broad overview of the history and practice of dance, the minor in Dance is an excellent addition to another VAPA major or to another degree for students who wish to hone their technical or choreographic skills.

Focus of Study

   The minor in Dance gives students an appreciation of the history and practice of dance. The program is flexible enough that students are able to focus either on choreography or on dance performance through selection of electives. 

Program Requirements

Core Requirements (9 credits)

  • DNCE 1000- Dance Appreciation
  • DNCE 2700- Fundamentals of Dance Technique
  • DNCE 2000-level course of your choosing

1 Required Dance History (3 credits)

  • DNCE 3201 or DNCE 3202

2 Required Upper-division Courses in DNCE Topics (6 credits)

1 Required Upper-division Course in DNCE Choreography (3 Credits)

  • DNCE 4700- Dance Composition or
  • DNCE 4710- Dance Composition 2 or
  • DNCE/MUS 4900- Special Topics in Music and Dance

Program Coursework


Admission Details

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