Dance Studies Minor

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

The Dance Studies Minor provides a comprehensive overview of dance as an art form through technique, dance history, dance appreciation and choreographic practice. The minor develops a dancers’ technique, exposes students to a history of the art form, and provides study in creative choreographic principles and practice.

Required Courses (9 credits)
DAN 1320 Beginning Dance OR DAN 2505 Dance II
DAN 1322 Dance History & Appreciation
DAN 2507 Choreography

Elective Courses (6 credits)
Select TWO of the following:

DAN 2020  Basic Tap

DAN 2021  Ballet I

DAN 2022  Ballet II

DAN 2505 Dance II (if not taken to fulfill required course)

DAN 2506  Movement for the Actor

DAN 2600  Theatre Dance

DAN 3020  Advanced Tap




Prof. Cynthia Thole Loewus
Tel: 973-443-8394

Visual & Performing Arts Department
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave - M-DB0-01
Madison, NJ 07940

Fairleigh Dickinson University Mansion
Office Location
Dreyfuss Building - Room 110

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