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Minors

DANCE MINOR

Hours

DAN 1100 Introduction to Dance OR DAN 1101 Foundations in Movement

3

DAN 1134 Tap Dance I (prerequisite DANCE 1100 or permission of Dept.)

2

DAN 1501 Ballet and Modern Dance I (prerequisite DANCE 1100 or permission of Dept.)

2

DAN 2501 Jazz Dance I (prerequisite DAN 1501 or permission of Dept.)

2

DAN 3180 Historical and Cultural Perspectives in Dance

3

DAN 3543 Choreography

3

Electives in Dance

5

Total:

20

 

MUSICAL THEATRE MINOR

Hours

For Students Whose Major is MUSIC: For students whose major is Music, and who include at least six semester hours of voice as applied music in that major, a minor in Musical Theatre can be completed with the requirements listed below.

TA 3180 History of the Musical Stage

3

TA 3539 Musical Theatre Performance

3

DAN 3537 Dance for the Musical Stage

2

DAN 1100, 1501, Introduction to Dance for Theatre Majors, Ballet and Modern Dance I

5

DAN 1134 or 2501 Tap Dance I or Jazz Dance I

2

TA 1134 Beginning Acting for Majors

3

TA 2101 Applied Theatre

3

Total:

21


For Students Whose Major is THEATRE ARTS:
For students whose major is Theatre Arts and who include at least six hours of acting in that major, a minor in Musical Theatre can be completed with the requirements listed below. In addition to completing the courses listed, the student shall participate in a vocal ensemble during at least four semesters.

MUS 1511 Music Theory I

3

MUS 1512 Music Theory II

3

MUS 1516, 1517 Aural Skills I, II

2

MUS 2135, 2136 Class Piano I, II OR equivalent proficiency

0-2

MUS 2141, 2145 Class Voice, Private Voice

3

TA 3539 Musical Theatre Performance

3

DAN 3537 Dance for the Musical Stage

2

Select from DAN 1134, 1501, 2501

2

Total:

18-20

 

STUDIO ART MINOR

Hours

ART 1111 Introduction to Visual Arts

3

ART 1551 Drawing

3

ART 1552 Painting

3

Electives in Art or Theatre Arts selected from the following:
• ART 1553 Graphic Design (3)
• ART 2601 Selected Topics (1-3)
• ART 4303 Independent Study (1-4)
• ART 4401 Internship (1-6)
• TA 1522 Visual Styles of Dramatic Production (3)
• TA 1561 Fundamentals of Theatre Design (3)
• TA 2161 Drawing for Theatre (2)
• TA 3561 Scene Design (3)
• TA 3562 Costume Design (3)

9

 

Total:

18

 

THEATRE ARTS MINOR

Hours

DAN 1101 Foundations in Movement

3

TA 1134 Beginning Acting for Majors

3

TA 1421 Styles in Dramatic Literature

3

TA 1454 Stagecraft

3

Electives from Theatre Arts (except TA 1111), 6 hours of which must be at the 2000 level or above

9

Total:

21