Minor Code: DANCEMIN
20 hours to complete
12 courses required
For the Declaration of Minor Form, contact the department(s):

Admissions / Prerequisites

Auditions for the major and minor are not required.

Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of twenty hours within a planned program of dance and movement studies courses.

  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade.

  • Dance courses with the letter “R” may be taken up to three times for credit with the exception of DANC 421R and DANC 423R which may be taken up to nine times for credit and DANC 207R which may be taken up to eight times for credit.

3 Required Core Courses (8 Hours)

  • DANC 220 - History of Western Concert Dance (4 hours)

  • DANC 250 - Choreography I (3 hours)

  • DANC 150R - Movement Improvisation (1 hour)

6 Technique Courses (6 Hours)

  • Three modern courses: DANC 123R, DANC 223R, DANC 323R, DANC 423R

  • Two ballet courses: DANC 121R, DANC 221R, DANC 321R, DANC 421R

  • One elective movement course: improv, world dance, jazz, modern or ballet

Performance Course (2 Hours)

  • DANC 207R - Emory Dance Company (1-2 hour)

  • DANC 307R - Emory Dance on Tour (2 hours)

1 Somatic Courses (1 Hour)

  • DANC 225 - Fitness for Dancers (1 hour)

  • DANC 227 Awareness in Motion: The Alexander Technique (1 hour)

  • DANC 499R Somatic Practices (1 hour)

1 Elective in Composition, History, Analysis, Education, Performance, Arts

Four credit hours from the following are required:

  • DANC 211 - Tango: Argentina’s Art Form

  • DANC 230 - Principles of Design (4 hours)

  • DANC 240 - Dance Literacy (3 hours) GER

  • DANC 329 - Contemporary Issues in Dance (4 hours)

  • DANC 330 - Dance Pedagogy (3 hours) GER

  • REL 334 - Dance and Embodied Knowledge (4 hours)

  • DANC 339 - Labanotation (3 hours)

  • DANC 340 - Arts Writing and Criticism (4 hours)*

  • DANC 350 - Choreography II (5 hours)

  • DANC 360R - Choreographic Laboratory (2 hours)

  • THEA 120 - Acting: Fundamentals (4 THEA 130 - Stagecraft (4 hours)

  • THEA 240 - Theater Administration (4 hours)

  • DANC 385 - Special Topics in Dance and Movement Studies: (1-4 hours)

  • DANC 491R - Special Projects: Performance (1-4 hours)

  • DANC 492R - Special Projects: Technical Production (1-4 hours)

  • DANC 493R - Special Projects: Historical/Theoretical Research (1-4 hours)

  • DANC 494R - Special Projects: Internship (1-4 hours)

  • DANC 496R - Special Projects: Directing (1-4 hours)

  • DANC 497R - Special Projects: Choreography (1-4 hours)

  • DANC 499R - Special Projects in Dance and Movement Studies (1-4 hours)

*DANC 340 will only satisfy the dance minor elective credit when a dance faculty member facilitates a portion of the course.