UMD Department of Theatre

The minor in dance provides technical training and in-depth appreciation of dance as a performance and social art form. Technique courses are offered in ballet, modern, jazz and tap dance and are complemented with courses in dance appreciation, dance history and dance composition. Annual dance concerts give students opportunities for choreography and performance. This minor provides technical training in an in-depth appreciation of dance as a performance and social art form.

Minor in Dance

DN 1001 - Intro to the World of Dance (3)

DN 1101 - Modern Dance Technique I (2)

DN 1121 - Tap Dance Technique I (2)

DN 3201 - Modern Dance Technique II (2)

DN 3211 - Jazz Dance Technique II (2)

DN 3221 - Tap Dance Technique II (2)

DN 3231 - Ballet Technique II (2)

DN 3401 - Dance Composition (3)

DN 3611 - Dance History (3)

DN 4311 - Jazz Dance Technique III (2)

DN 4331 - Ballet Technique III (2)

TH 1099 - Theatre Practicum I (1)

Minor in Dance (26 credits)