Dance Minor

Dance at Illinois now offers a Dance Minor (pending board of trustees approval) in Fall 2022. 18 hours are required.

course requirements

Context – 6 hours

Code Title Hours
DANC 100 Intro to Contemporary Dance 3
or DANC 125 Black Dances of Resistance
DANC 340 Dancing Black Popular Culture 3
or DANC 405 Social Impact through Motion/Media Arts + Technology
 

Moving & Making 8 hours

Code Title Hours
Choose 5 hours from:
DANC 116 Dance I (sections include ballet, hip-hop, improvisation, jazz, modern, etc) 2
DANC 209 Lyric Theatre Dance 2
DANC 212 Musical Theater Dance 1
DANC 216 Dance II (with audition; sections include ballet, hip-hop, improvisation, jazz, modern, etc) 2
DANC 160 Dancing Techniques I (with audition) 1 to 3
DANC 260 Dancing Techniques II (with audition) 1 to 5
DANC 360 Dancing Techniques III (with audition) 1 to 5
DANC 460 Dancing Techniques IV (with audition) 1 to 5
Choose a minimum of 2 hours from: 2
DANC 104 Making Dances 2
DANC 200 Explore Music through Dance 3
DANC 465 Screendance 3
Choose a minimum of 1 hour from: 1
DANC 201 Yoga Practicum 2
DANC 245 Mindful Movement 1
DANC 345 Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology 3
DANC 401 Alexander Tech for Dancers 1
 

Production/Performance 4 hours

Code Title Hours
Choose 2 hours from: 2
DANC 231 Production Practicum II 1
DANC 331 Production Practicum III 1
DANC 431 Production Practicum IV 1
Choose 2 hours from: 2
DANC 162 Viewing Dance 1
DANC 220 Undergraduate Performance Practice (section: senior thesis performance or process

project)

1
DANC 424 Collaborative Performance 1
MUS 469 Lyric Theatre Production (audition required) 3
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