Dance is one of the seven primary arts and deals with the human condition in its own unique way. It is deeply connected to the human experience as a form of expression, communication, culture and art form. To provide a holistic education to the EWU students the opportunity to study dance as an art form and its history. Dance, as a practice, fulfills an essential function of the arts and humanities that are the foundation of higher education. The dance minor allows students to discover, learn and advance their knowledge of this primary art form. This minor will also support the training and education of students pursuing degrees in Theatre and Physical Education.
|THTR 110||MOVEMENT AND VOICE||3|
|THTR 111||ELEMENTS OF IMPROVISATION AND DANCE COMPOSITION||2|
|THTR 201||DANCE IN THE HUMANITIES||4|
|Required Electives–choose one course from each of the following areas and an additional 7 credits with consultation of dance advisor.||13|
|JAZZ DANCE I|
|JAZZ DANCE II|
|MODERN DANCE I|
|MODERN DANCE II|
|MODERN DANCE III|
- demonstrate an understanding of current and historical roles of dance;
- demonstrate an understanding of movement for personal expression and communication;
- demonstrate an understanding of technical proficiency and vocabulary of western concert dance forms;
- identify and work with the elements of dance (time, space, and energy) to describe, analyze and create works of dance.