Minor inDance

Minoring in Dance involves studying the history, theory, science and technique of dance forms. Focusing on modern dance, jazz, and tap, you’ll explore dance as an art form that integrates the body, the mind and ultimately the spirit through the rigors of both theory and practice as you take 24 credit hours toward a dance minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

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Dance Curriculum Overview

Focusing on modern dance, jazz, and tap, you’ll explore dance as an art form that integrates the body, the mind and ultimately the spirit
through the rigors of both theory and practice as you take 24 credit
hours toward a dance minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s
degree major.

Requirements

An academic minor normally consists of 20 to 24 credits taken in courses in one area or related areas of study prescribed by the faculty.

Meet Your Professors

Jan Puffer Term Faculty in Theatre and Dance

Jan Puffer is a teacher, choreographer, and actress, recently cited by the 2008 City Pages as Best of the Twin Cities.

Career Potential

You’ll also have real opportunities to learn beyond the classroom, as the program culminates in a special performance for the public that will showcase your work. Because we design our dance program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering a career as a dancer, choreographer, actor, athlete or other performance-related professional.

  • Actor/Actress
  • Art Director
  • Choreographer
  • Costume Designer
  • Dancer Director
  • Lighting Designer
  • Multimedia Artist and Animator
  • Playwright
  • Scene Shop Supervisor
  • Set Designer
  • Stage Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Theatre Manager

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