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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Dance

BA/BS Dance

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/dance/program/undergrad.html

Zenon dance 1 Zenon 2
Eleven in the Light (2013) choreographed by Zenon Dance Company and the dancers— Photos by Dan Norman

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DANCE BA

Required General Education

DANC 120 Introduction to Dance (3)
DANC 225 Worlds of Dance (3)
THEA 101 Acting for Everyone (3)
(Choose 3 credits/one or the other)
ART 160 Introduction to Visual Culture (3)
ART 261 Art History Survey II (3)

Major Common Core
DANC 128 Beginning Modern Dance (2)
DANC 226 Intermediate Ballet (2)
DANC 228 Intermediate Modern Dance (2)
DANC 321 Dance Composition I (2)
DANC 322 Dance Improvisation (2)
DANC 328 Advanced Modern Dance (2)
DANC 421 Dance Composition II (2)
DANC 427 Topics of Dance (3)
DANC 428 Dance Repertory [1 credit, 3 times]
DANC 429 Senior Dance Project (1)
DANC 484W Dance History (3)
THEA 262 Dance Production: Costumes (1)
THEA 272 Dance production: Lighting (1)
THEA 276 Dance Production: Sound (1)
(Choose 3 credits from 2 of the areas below)
THEA 102 Theatre Activity: Acting (1-2)
THEA 103 Theatre Activity: Management (1-2)
THEA 105 Theatre Activity: Stagecraft (1-2)
THEA 107 Theatre Activity: Costume (1-2)
THEA 108 Theatre Activity: Lighting (1-2)
THEA 109 Theatre Activity: Sound (1-2)
Major Unrestricted Electives
DANC 123 Beginning Jazz Dance (2)
DANC 125 Afro-Caribbean Dance Forms (2)
DANC 126 Beginning Ballet (2)
DANC 127 Beginning Tap Dance (2)
DANC 129 Dance Activities (1-2)
DANC 223 Intermediate Jazz Dance (2)
DANC 227 Intermediate Tap Dance (2)
DANC 320 Dance Somatics (2)
DANC 323 Advanced Jazz Dance (2)
DANC 324 Methods and Materials for Teaching Dance (3)
DANC 326 Advanced Ballet (2)
DANC 327 Advanced Tap Dance (2)
DANC 424 Dance Pedagogy (3)

Required for Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree: Language (8 credits)

Current Undergraduate Bulletin

DANCE BS

Required General Education

DANC 120 Introduction to Dance (3)
DANC 225 Worlds of Dance (3)
THEA 101 Acting for Everyone (3)
(Choose 3 credits/one or the other)
ART 160 Introduction to Visual Culture (3)
ART 261 Art History Survey II (3)
Major Common Core
DANC 128 Beginning Modern Dance (2)
DANC 226 Intermediate Ballet (2)
DANC 228 Intermediate Modern Dance (2)
DANC 321 Dance Composition I (2)
DANC 322 Dance Improvisation (2)
DANC 328 Advanced Modern Dance (2)
DANC 421 Dance Composition II (2)
DANC 427 Topics of Dance (3)
DANC 428 Dance Repertory (1) [1 credit, 3 times]
DANC 429 Senior Dance Project (1)
DANC 484W Dance History (3)
THEA 262 Dance Production: Costumes (1)
THEA 272 Dance production: Lighting (1)
THEA 276 Dance Production: Sound (1)
(Choose 3 credits from 2 of the areas below)
THEA 102 Theatre Activity: Acting (1-2)
THEA 103 Theatre Activity: Management (1-2)
THEA 105 Theatre Activity: Stagecraft (1-2)
THEA 107 Theatre Activity: Costume (1-2)
THEA 108 Theatre Activity: Lighting (1-2)
THEA 109 Theatre Activity: Sound (1-2)
Major Unrestricted Electives
DANC 123 Beginning Jazz Dance (2)
DANC 125 Afro-Caribbean Dance Forms (2)
DANC 126 Beginning Ballet (2)
DANC 127 Beginning Tap Dance (2)
DANC 129 Dance Activities (1-2)
DANC 223 Intermediate Jazz Dance (2)
DANC 227 Intermediate Tap Dance (2)
DANC 320 Dance Somatics (2)
DANC 323 Advanced Jazz Dance (2)
DANC 324 Methods and Materials for Teaching Dance (3)
DANC 326 Advanced Ballet (2)
DANC 327 Advanced Tap Dance (2)
DANC 424 Dance Pedagogy (3)