Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Dance, Minor (344)

Program Coordinator

Meghen L. McKinley, meghen.mckinley@wku.edu, (270) 883-9549

Program Requirements (22 hours)

The minor in dance requires a minimum of 22 semester hours. At least 11 hours must be 300 level or above. 
DANC 110: Dance Appreciation is also recommended in Colonnade Explorations: Arts & Humanities. The requirements are:

Dance Technique
Initial placement based on demonstrated skill level. Must achieve at least level 2 in two different genres (Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap) by the student's final semester..
Ballet: A minimum of one ballet technique classes (2 credit hours each)2
Jazz: A minimum of one jazz technique classes (2 credit hours each)2
Modern: A minimum of one modern technique class (2 credit hours each)2
Tap: A minimum of one tap technique class (2 credit hours each)2
Dance Study
DANC 350Dance History3
or DANC 360 Dance in Culture: Moving History
DANC 235Dance Improvisation2
DANC 310Choreography I3
Dance Production
PERF 120Rehearsal and Production1
Restricted Upper-Division Electives 15
Total Hours22

Any relevant upper-division (level 300 or higher) DANC, THEA, PERF course, or a related field, with advisor's approval.