Skip to body

Dance

Dance Performance Minor

Program Director
Therese Young

The dance performance minor is an interdisciplinary minor administered jointly by the Dance and Theatre Arts faculty designed for students who wish to broaden their academic background and receive a well‐rounded dance education, thus preparing them in the area of dance performance in a wide variety of settings. Students will develop competencies in choreography, rhythmic concepts, and dance production.

Requirement: Minimum of one year active membership in Orchesis Dance Company.

REQUIRED COURSES:

CoursesCredits
PED 161 ‐ Cultural History of Dance4
PED112 ‐ Dance Rehearsal and Performance repeated for 3 credits (Orchesis)3
PED 301 ‐ Choreography3
PED 211 ‐ Music for Dance ‐ Rhythms and Resources2
PED 204 ‐ Ballet II (Level 1)2
PED 205 ‐ Ballet II (Level 2)2
PED 206 ‐ Ballet II (Level 3)2
PED 102 ‐ Modern Dance II2
PED 103 ‐ Modern Dance III2
PED 142 ‐ Jazz Dance II1
PED 143 ‐ Jazz Dance III1

PED 302 ‐Dance Production Credits
or
TH 301 – Production Application Credits

3
or
3

 

Choose any of the following for a minimum of 10 credits:

PED 116 ‐ Beginning Folk Dance1
PED 121 – Tap I1
PED 122 – Tap II1
PED 135 ‐ Ballroom Dance I1
PED 136 – Ballroom Dance II1
PED 138 – Swing Dance I1
PED 139 – Swing Dance II1
TH 252 ‐ Stage Dance2
TH 353 ‐ Stage Dance II3
Total Credits37

 

Take the Next Step to Becoming a Wildcat.

Admissions@cwu.edu