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Theater and Dance

Department Requirements

Students may minor in dance or theater. Although no major is offered in the Department of Theater and Dance, students with special interest may, with faculty advice, self-design a major in conjunction with another academic discipline.

The department also participates in an interdisciplinary major in English and theater.

NOTE: For a complete description of a specific course, please refer to the College Catalogue

Requirements for the Minor in Dance

The minor consists of five course credits:

  • Dance 1102 {101} or 1501 {140}
  • At least one course from Dance 1103 {103}, 1211/1212 {111/112}, 1221 {121}, 2211/2212 {211/212}, 2221/2222 {221/222}, 2231/2232 {231/232}, 2241/2242, or 3211/3212 {311/312}
  • At least one course from Dance 1101 {102}, 1203 {145} (same as Theater 1203 {145}), 1302 {130} (same as Theater 1302 {130}), 2401 {270}.
  • Two additional courses at the intermediate level or higher (numbered 2000 {200} or higher).

Requirements for the Minor in Theater

The minor consists of five courses

  • Two courses from Theater 1101 {101}, 1201 {120}, 1202 {150} (same as Dance 1202 {150}), 1203 {145} (same as Dance 1203 {145}), 1301 {104} (same as Dance 1301 {104}), 1302 {130} (same as Dance 1302 {130});
  • Two courses from Theater 2201 {220}, 2202 {225}, 2203 {270}, 2401 {260} (same as English 2850 {214}), 2402 {250} (same as Dance 2402 {250}), 2501 {201}, 2502 {240} (same as Dance 2502 {240}), 3201 {320}, 3202 {321}, 3204 {323}, 3301 {340} (same as Dance 3301 {340}), 3401 {322}, 3402 {305}, 3205;
  • One additional course in theater or dance

Requirements for the English-Theater Major

Please see the English-Theater website for requirements.