Minor in Dance

The Minor in Dance consists of a core curriculum of four courses (8 units) plus 10 units taken from a list of electives on advisement. A total of 9 units in the minor must be upper division. Students seeking the minor in Dance must take the placement audition for the study of technique and pass into the next higher level of technique with permission of the instructor. Other dance courses not on this list may be used as electives. Students should take special care to follow prerequisites for upper division courses:

DANC 304Issues in Dance Medicine I3
DANC 340Creative Process in Dance for Children3
DANC 434Dance Composition: Choreography II3
DANC 461Advanced Choreography and Production3

For specific dates and times of the placement audition, please contact the School of Theatre and Dance at 415-338-1431 or http://theatredance.sfsu.edu/

Dance Minor — 18 units

Core Requirements (8 units)

DANC 170Integrated Dance Technique I2
DANC 311Alignment/Pilates Mat1
DANC 430Historical Survey of Dance in the Western World3
or DANC 350 Dance Aesthetics: Cultural/Historical Perspectives
or DANC 657 Ethnology of Dance
TH A 313Lighting and Sound Laboratory and Crew2
or TH A 312 Costuming and Makeup Laboratory and Crew

Electives (10 units)

Choose from the following:

Other DANC courses may be substituted on advisement. Units from core courses not used to fulfill core requirements in any of the areas listed above may be taken as electives.

DANC 170Integrated Dance Technique I2
DANC 163Ballet I1
DANC 173Modern Dance I1
DANC 176Modern Jazz Dance I1
DANC 207Dance in Cultural Context1
DANC 232Dance Composition: Choreography I3
DANC 263Ballet II2
DANC 275Modern Dance II2
DANC 276Modern Jazz Dance II2
DANC 300GWDance Organizational Strategies and Field Topics - GWAR3
DANC 304Issues in Dance Medicine I3
DANC 310Dance Conditioning/Pilates3
DANC 311Alignment/Pilates Mat1
DANC 312Alignment Study/Pilates Mat 2-31
DANC 316Dunham Dance Technique2
DANC 340Creative Process in Dance for Children3
DANC 363Ballet III2
DANC 374Modern Dance III2
DANC 376Modern Jazz Dance III2
DANC 399University Dance Theatre (4 units total)2
DANC 400Workshop in Contemporary Dance1
DANC 402Workshop in Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance1
DANC 416Advanced Contemporary Dance Repertory and Skills1
DANC 434Dance Composition: Choreography II3
DANC 461Advanced Choreography and Production3
DANC 463Performance in Dance Production1
DANC 474Modern Dance IV2
DANC 490Dance Theatre Workshop1-3
DANC 560Supervised Experience in Dance Education3
DANC 657Ethnology of Dance3
DANC 685Projects in the Teaching of Dance1-3
DANC 699Independent Study1-3