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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

BS/K-12 Dance Ed.

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/dance/program/danceed.html

Suite Winter
Suite Winter (2009) choreographed by Julie Kerr-Berry — Photo by Dan Norman

K-12 DANCE EDUCATION BS
Degree completion = 120 credits

Required General Education
DANC 120W Introduction to Dance (3)
HLTH 240 Drug Education (3)
HP 178 Social, Folk and Square Dance Techniques (1)
THEA 101 Acting for Everyone (3)

Major Common Core
DANC 223 Jazz Dance II (2)
DANC 225 Worlds of Dance (3)
DANC 226 Ballet II (2)
DANC 227 Tap Dance II (2)
DANC 228 Contemporary Dance II (2)
DANC 320 Dance Somatics (2)
DANC 321 Dance Composition I (2)
DANC 322 Dance Improvisation (2)
DANC 324 Methods and Materials for Teaching Dance (3)
DANC 421 Dance Composition II (2)
DANC 424 Dance Pedagogy (3)
DANC 427 Topics in Dance (3)
DANC 484W Dance History (3)
THEA 262 Dance Production: Costumes (1)
THEA 272 Dance Production: Lighting (1)
THEA 276 Dance Production: Sound (1)
(Choose 2 credits, or take twice.)
DANC 428 Dance Repertory (1)

Major Restricted Electives
Theatre Activities
(Choose 3 credits from 2 different areas.)
THEA 102 Theatre Activity: Acting (1-2)
THEA 103 Theatre Activity: Management (1-2)
THEA 104 Theatre Activity: Dance Captain (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
(Choose 5 credits.)
DANC 123 Jazz Dance I (2)
DANC 125 Afro-Caribbean Dance Forms (2)
DANC 126 Ballet I (2)
DANC 127 Tap Dance I (2)
DANC 128 Contemporary Dance I (2)
DANC 323 Jazz Dance III (2)
DANC 326 Ballet III (2)
DANC 327 Tap Dance III (2)
DANC 328 Contemporary Dance III (2)
DANC 332 Dance Partnering (1)
DANC 333 Dance Partnering for Theatre (1)

Other Graduation Requirements
See the SECONDARY EDUCATION section for admission requirements to Professional Education and a list of required professional education courses.

 

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