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DNCE 5023.  Methods of Research in Dance. The role and tools of research in dance. Types of strategies and investigative techniques with focus on qualitative research. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

DNCE 5101.  Dance Performance/Choreography. Participation in the choreographic, performance, and/or production aspects of dance concerts. Prerequisite: Dance major or permission of instructor. May be repeated for additional credit. Four laboratory hours a week. Credit: One hour.

DNCE 5162. Laban Movement Analysis: Effort/Shape. Rudolf Laban’s theoretical framework for the study of functional and expressive movements from a qualitative perspective emphasizing movement exploration, observation, analysis, description, and notation. One lecture, two laboratory hours a week. Credit: Two hours.

DNCE 5172. Space Harmony/Choreutics. Rudolf Laban’s harmonic spatial forms within the context of choreography and performance. One lecture, two laboratory hours a week. Credit: Two hours.

DNCE 5183. Intermediate Labanotation. Theory with emphasis on the reading and writing of dance scores. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

DNCE 5222, 5233. Workshop in Dance. Enrichment experiences in dance with distinguished guest artists: technique, performance, or choreography. Credit: One hour to three hours. May be repeated for additional credit.

DNCE 5223. Historical and Cultural Study of Dance Performance and Choreography. Role of mimesis, spirituality, rebellion, and creativity in dance performance and choreography within specific historical periods and cultures and the relationship to the artistic practice of contemporary dance artists. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

DNCE 5243.  Pedagogical Foundations for Dance. Analysis of dance genres and application of learning theories and teaching models to dance technique. Examination of concepts related to the development of the technically proficient and artistically expressive dancer. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

DNCE 5253. Artistic Process. Aesthetic and theoretical issues related to the nature of art making in dance and educating the dance artist: emphasis on the person, process, and product. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

DNCE 5273. Adapted Dance. Field practice in leading and adapting dance activities for the differently abled with intensive work in group settings. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

DNCE 5281. Advanced Ballet Technique I. Advanced study of ballet technique. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Four and one-half laboratory hours a week. Credit: One hour. May be repeated for additional credit.

DNCE 5291.  Advanced Ballet Technique II. Advanced study of ballet technique. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Four and one-half laboratory hours a week. Credit: One hour. May be repeated for additional credit.

DNCE 5301. Techniques in Contemporary Dance I. Study of advanced technique in contemporary dance. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Four and one-half laboratory hours a week. Credit: One hour.

DNCE 5311. Techniques in Contemporary Dance II. Study of advanced technique in contemporary dance continuing from DNCE 5301. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Four and one-half laboratory hours a week. Credit: One hour. May be repeated for additional credit.

DNCE 5433. Contemporary Contexts of Dance. Explores current aesthetics in dance from a theoretical perspective and the philosophical, artistic, pedagogical and cultural contexts in which dance as an art form finds meaning. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

DNCE 5901, 5903. Special Topics. Specially scheduled course on topic of current interest. Lecture or lecture and laboratory. Credit: One or three hours. May be repeated for additional credit.

DNCE 5911, 5913. Individual Study. Individual research leading to the solution of a problem of professional interest and significance. Prerequisite: DNCE 5023. Credit: One hour or three hours. May be repeated for additional credit.

DNCE 5973. Professional Paper. Research and preparation of a scholarly paper on a topic of interest and value to the student. May be repeated but only three hours may apply on degree. Credit: Three hours.

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