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Physical Education Dance Minor

Program Director
Therese Young

The Dance Minor is designed for students who wish to broaden their academic background and receive a well-rounded dance education, thus preparing them to teach dance and/or dance activities in a variety of settings.


PED 116 Beginning Folk Dance1
PED  135 Ballroom Dance I1
PED 161 Cultural History of Dance4
PED 101, 102, 103 -Modern Dance series (2 credits each)6
PED 104, 105, 106 - Ballet I series (2 cr. each)6
PED 211 Music for Dance – Rhythms & Resources2
PED 302 Dance Production3
PED 309 Teaching Methods: Recreational Dance3
PED 314 Dance for Children3
PED  301 Choreography3
Total Credits32


Requirement:  Minimum of one year active membership in Orchesis Dance Company. Membership is by audition.  See the Department web page for audition information.

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