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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2002
End Date: Spring Semester 2012

Dance Studies Minor - ARCHIVE

Altoona College (DNCAL)

The Dance Studies Minor is designed for students interested in furthering their study and exploration of the many areas of dance--the various techniques: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, the Creative Process and Performance, and Movement Theories. It is also designed to enhance various career opportunities for those majoring in areas such as Integrative Arts, Education, Business, Psychology, and others. Optional directions include areas such as dance therapy and dance medicine with graduate study, or performance, teaching, production, studio or company management, and choreography. Twenty-one credits are required for completion of the minor with a minimum of 7 credits at the 400 level.

A grade of C or better is required in all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


DANCE 270 GHA(3), DANCE 301(2) (Sem: 2-6)
DANCE 482(3), DANCE 484 US;IL(3) (Sem: 4-8)

DANCE 432(1.5), DANCE 442(1.5), or DANCE 462(1.5) (Sem: 4-8)
Select 6 credits from Dance Technique courses:
DANCE 231(1.5), DANCE 232(1.5), DANCE 241(1.5), DANCE 242(1.5), DANCE 261 GA(1.5), DANCE 262(1.5) (Sem: 1-4)
DANCE 331(1.5), DANCE 332(1.5), DANCE 341(1.5), DANCE 342(1.5), DANCE 361(1.5), DANCE 362(1.5) (Sem: 3-6)
DANCE 431(1.5), DANCE 441(1.5), DANCE 461(1.5) (Sem: 4-8)
(All Dance Studies minor students are required to demonstrate proficiency at beginning level technique courses before placement in the intermediate or advanced courses.)
Select 3 credits from Creative Process/Performance courses:
DANCE 280(1), DANCE 296(1-18) (Sem: 1-6)
DANCE 381(2) (Sem: 3-6)
DANCE 485(1-2) (Sem: 3-8)
DANCE 382(1), DANCE 496(1-18), DANCE 497(1-9) (Sem: 4-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2002

Blue Sheet Item #: 30-07-023

Review Date: 04/09/02



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