DAN 101. Pointe I (1 Cr.) 
This course is an introductory level of pointe technique. Students will focus on work at the barre and correct use of the body in ballet pointe technique. Open to students enrolled in DAN 220. (See revised prereq note above). Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Horowicz.

DAN 102. Pilates Method of Body Conditioning I (1.5 Cr.) 
The study and application of the Pilates Method of Body Conditioning, posing questions for anatomical self-evaluation based on lecture/discussion, required readings, observation, and applied instruction. Special attention will be given to a series of movements performed on five major pieces of apparatus. Students must attend both the scheduled apparatus class and a weekly mat class of their level. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ahearn, Mulreaney.

DAN 104. Improvisation (1.5 Cr.) 
This course is designed to introduce dancers to the art of dance improvisation. Improvisation teaches dancers to explore movement for a variety of outcomes without predetermined actions. It develops speed and spontaneity in the creation of original movement and allows dancers to take risks. Prerequisites: DAN 115 and  DAN 121 or concurrent enrollment in these levels or above with permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Variable semesters. Forrest, Pollard.

DAN 105. Men’s Technique (1.5 Cr.) 
This course will expand upon the classical foundation and vocabulary of the student with special attention to movements most often executed by the male dancer. Prerequisite: DAN 220 or above or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Variable semesters. Department.

DAN 114. Elementary Dance Technique I: Modern (1.5 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course) (LER–ARC)
An introductory course in modern dance that develops the group consciousness while introducing individual students to their own movement potential through technical training and movement exploration. Theoretical knowledge of dance as an expressive art form is gained through lecture/discussion based on class work, required readings, written assignments, and attendance at dance concerts. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Forrest, Garofalo, Pollard, Southerland, Department.

DAN 115. Elementary Dance Technique II: Modern (1.5 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course) (LER–ARC)
Builds upon the knowledge and technical skills acquired in DAN 114. Students gain an appreciation of modern dance and develop a framework for the aesthetic criteria used to be informed observers of modern dance. Prerequisite: placement or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Garofalo, Pollard.

DAN 120. Elementary Dance Technique I: Ballet (1.5 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course) (LER–ARC)
An introductory course in ballet that develops the group consciousness while introducing the individual to his or her own movement potential through technical training. Theoretical knowledge of dance as an expressive art form is gained through lecture/discussion based on class work, required readings, written assignments, and attendance at dance concerts. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Dolid, Morris.

DAN 121. Elementary Dance Technique II: Ballet (1.5 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course) (LER–ARC)
Builds upon the knowledge and technical skills acquired in DAN 120. Students gain an appreciation of ballet and develop a framework for the aesthetic criteria used to be informed observers of ballet. Prerequisite: placement or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Dolid, Ferguson, Fox, Horowicz.

DAN 131. Chorégraphie Antique (1.5 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #4 and #9 with DAN 231) (LER – ARC)
Introduction to performance of ballroom and theatrical dances of the 15th through 20th centuries. Performances include concerts, lecture-demonstrations, and first-person interpretations of dance and social history in living history museums throughout Maryland. Prerequisites: audition and acceptance by artistic director. Repeatable up to six credits. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Bond.

DAN 140. Jazz Dance Technique I (1.5 Cr.) (LER–ARC)
Students will develop fundamental jazz dance technique incorporating isolations, stretches, centering and alignment. The focus of the class will be on skill acquisition and vocabulary. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester. Holmes.

DAN 141. Jazz Dance Technique II (1.5 Cr.) (LER–ARC)
Students will build upon skills of jazz dance technique with more complex sequencing and movement skills. The focus of the class will be on developing artistry of jazz dance as well as continuing to build skill acquisition and vocabulary. Prerequisite: DAN 140 or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Spring semester. Holmes.

DAN 142. Musical Theater Jazz/Jazz Repertory I (1.5 Cr.) (LER–ARC)
Students will learn various styles and genres of jazz dance prevalent during the 1920s to the 1960s. They will experience and recreate the works of many accomplished and famous choreographers of the stage and screen. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Variable semesters. Holmes.

DAN 143. Musical Theater Jazz/Jazz Repertory II (1.5 Cr.) (LER–ARC)
Students will experience various styles and genres of jazz dance prevalent from the 1970s to the present day. They will experience and recreate the works of renowned choreographers of stage and screen during this time period. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Variable semesters. Holmes.

DAN 146. Goucher African Drum and Dance Ensemble (1.5 Cr.) 
Practical performance of selected percussive instruments from West Africa (Ghana in particular), as well as the interpretation of the rhythms through body movement and gestures. Exploration of historical and cultural contexts of specific West African music and dance forms relative to the African diaspora. Students will be required to know the basic techniques of West African traditional music and dance expressions. Includes master classes and a formal concert. Repeatable. Fall semester, repeated spring semester.Brew.

DAN 153. Survey of Dance History (4 Cr.) (LER TXT)
This course is an historical overview of the earliest traces of dance to the present day. Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of dance as a vehicle of expression in multiple facets of society from social and world dance forms to the theatrical stage. Prerequisite: None. May not count toward the dance major or minor requirements. Offered Summer 2013. Southerland.

DAN 190. Movement Forms: a Cross-Cultural Perspective (3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9)
An introduction to two theoretical frameworks, physical and cultural, within which to comprehend dance. Performances of various dance forms by guest artists with student participation in master classes. Spring semester. Offered 2014-2015 and alternate years. Forrest and dance artists.

DAN 191. Music for Dance (1.5 Cr.) 
Basic music instruction designed specifically for the dancer, including rhythmic analysis, listening assignments, and accompaniment for dance or percussion instruments. Development of musicality, musical resources, and composition for dancer, choreographer, teacher, and dance therapist. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Herskovitz.

DAN 201. Pointe II (1 Cr.) 
This course focuses on intermediate-level pointe work. Students will develop the skills necessary for center work and work across the floor. Open to students enrolled in DAN 221 and DAN 222. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Dolid, Ferguson, Horowicz.

DAN 202. Pilates Method of Body Conditioning II (1.5 Cr.) 
The study and application of the Pilates Method of Body Conditioning at an intermediate level. The Pilates Method has been recognized by some of the most prominent physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, sports/fitness trainers, choreographers, and dancers. This course will focus on the philosophy behind Joseph Pilates’ system of exercise, the purpose of each exercise, and the physical results that can be achieved at an intermediate level of study. Students will simultaneously develop their knowledge of sequence, spring settings, transitions, breath coordination, and repetition requirements. This lecture/lab will also require readings, observation, and applied/practical instruction and performance. Special attention will be given to the intermediate series on the reformer and mat and to increasing students’ repertory of exercises on the wunda chair, small barrel, cadillac, high barrel, high chair, and pedi-pole. Prerequisite: DAN 102. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Variable semesters. Ahearn.

DAN 203. Variations/Solo Repertory (1.5 Cr.) 
This course will explore historical variations from the romantic, classical and neo-classical eras or excerpts from modern dance repertory at the discretion of the instructor. Emphasis on artistry sur les pointes (if applicable) and continued development on greater physical strength and stamina as well as complex movement vocabulary will be explored in order to perform chosen repertory at a pre-professional level. Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment in DAN 201 or DAN 302 and DAN 221/DAN 218 or higher or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Variable semesters. Department.

DAN 204. Partnering (1.5 Cr.) 
This course provides study of both classical and contemporary partnering techniques, providing practice and/or performance of supported roles from classical and contemporary choreography. Students will learn and apply principles of partnered movement, focusing on balance, trust, and kinetic relationships. Pre-requisites: DAN 218/DAN 221 or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Variable semesters. Fox, Pollard, Department.

DAN 217. Intermediate Dance Technique I: Modern (1.5 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course)
An intermediate course in modern dance technique to continue developing technical skills while nurturing an appreciation of and aesthetic criteria for modern dance styles. Prerequisite: placement or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Garofalo, Pollard.

DAN 218. Intermediate Dance Technique II: Modern (2 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course)
Builds upon the knowledge and technical skills acquired in DAN 217. Students focus on the qualitative aspect of movement and develop speed in movement analysis and synthesis. Prerequisite: placement or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Forrest, Garofalo.

DAN 219. Intermediate Dance Technique III: Modern (2 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course)
Further study in applied modern dance instruction for the students who need additional work at the intermediate level for refinement of skills and a more in-depth technical development before promotion to the advanced level. Prerequisite: placement or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Garofalo, Department.

DAN 220. Intermediate Dance Technique I: Ballet (1.5 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course)
An intermediate course in ballet technique to continue developing technical skills while simultaneously expanding a student’s appreciation and aesthetic criteria for ballet. Prerequisite: placement or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ferguson, Fox, Morris.

DAN 221. Intermediate Dance Technique II: Ballet (2 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course)
Develops upon the knowledge and technical skills acquired in DAN 220. Students focus on the qualitative aspect of movement and develop speed in movement analysis and synthesis. Prerequisite: placement or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Dolid, Ferguson, Fox.

DAN 222. Intermediate Dance Technique III: Ballet (2 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course)
Further study in applied dance instruction in ballet for the student who needs additional work at the intermediate level of refinement of skills and more in-depth technical development before promotion to the advanced level. Prerequisite: placement or permission of instructor. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ahearn, Fox, Department.

DAN 231. Chorégraphie Antique II (1.5 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #4 and #9 with DAN 131)
Advanced performance of ballroom and theatrical dances of the 15th through 20th centuries. Performances include concerts, lecture-demonstrations, and first-person interpretations of dance and social history in living history museums throughout Maryland. Prerequisite: permission of artistic director. DAN 131 Repeatable up to six credits. Fall semester, repeated Spring semester. Bond.

DAN 242. Dance Techniques, Performance, and Choreography (2 Cr.) 
This course combines daily techniques classes in modern dance and ballet. Students will be challenged by their confrontation with a European and specifically an Italian approach to special awareness, inter-personal sensitivity, and cultural references. Students will create original material for group choreographic projects, drawing on their heightened perceptions in a new and challenging cultural environment. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program.

DAN 243. Extended Performance Topics (3 Cr.) 
This course exposes students to specific practices and aesthetic traditions that can serve to deepen student’s understanding of the aesthetic range of their art as well as specific structure of their corporal techniques. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program.

DAN 244. The Philosophy of Art and Performance (3 Cr.) 
Through an exploration of the development of mass production, the fragmentation and specialization of life and work, the development of the information age, the commodification of culture, the compression of time and space, the disassociation of the body and the aesthetic shifts that have accompanied these developments, this class will philosophically analyze the significance of each. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program.

DAN 245. Tarantismo and Popular Dance of the Mediterranean (3 Cr.) 
Interdisciplinary course of dance and theatre takes its inspiration from the phenomenon of the traditional Pizzica and Tarantismo in Italy in order to introduce the popular culture of Italy and the Mediterranean and its relation to myth and history. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program.

DAN 250. Twentieth-Century American Dance and its Relation to Other Modern Arts (3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #8 and #9)
Development of 20th-century American dance, from Isadora Duncan to avant-garde dancers of the 1990s, within a historical and cultural context considering 20th-century dance in relation to similar elements of composition in other art forms. Prerequisites: DAN 114 and  DAN 120, previous experience in dance at the elementary level, or permission of the instructor. Variable semesters. Department.

DAN 251. Great Choreographers and Dancers (3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #4 and #9)
Development of dance as an expressive art and as a cultural manifestation as reflected in the works of great choreographers and dancers from the 16th to the 20th century. Students study the philosophies, aesthetic criteria, and contributions of major dancers and choreographers in Western Europe and the United States. Prerequisites: DAN 114 and DAN 120, previous experience in dance at the elementary level, or permission of the instructor. Variable semesters. Department.

DAN 255. American Dance Traditions (3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #4 and #9)
The study of American dance traditions of Native Americans, African Americans, Anglo-Americans, and European Americans, and American musical theatre as an embodiment of American history and culture. Prerequisite: DAN 114 or DAN 120, some previous experience in dance at the elementary level, or permission of the instructor. Variable semesters. Department.

DAN 260. Composition: Dance Exploration (4 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #8) (LER–ARC)
A beginning course in choreography. Students explore compositional devices and develop solo and small-group works. Applied work in dance and related arts of music, visual arts, and theatre. Prerequisites: DAN 217 and DAN 220, or permission of the instructor. Corequisite: DAN 217 or above. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ahearn.

DAN 261. Intermediate Dance Composition I (2 Cr.) 
Intermediate level of choreography that explores the use of improvisation, movement dynamics and effort, meter, and traditional and non-traditional dance spaces. Students will refine solo work and sequence choreography for small chamber work. Prerequisite: DAN 260 or permission of the instructor by audition. Corequisite: DAN 217 or above. Fall semester. Forrest, Department.

DAN 262. Intermediate Dance Composition II (2 Cr.) 
This course is a continuation of DAN 261 and is designed to challenge students to take risks in design, expand choreographic understanding of the craft, improve compositional skills through a variety of approaches to choreography, and to continue to develop the ability to discuss and critique artistic issues. Prerequisite: DAN 261. Corequisite: DAN 217 or above. Spring semester. Forrest, Department.

DAN 272Y. Intensive Course Abroad () (GEN. ED. #3)
  Courses include a pre-departure or post-departure discussion (or both) in the fall or spring term and a three-week intensive course abroad in the winter or summer.   HISTORY, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE IN WEST AFRICA (1.5/3/1.5) (THE 272Y) The course encompasses a pre-program course, an international field experience, and a postprogram course on arts, culture, and history in West Africa. The preparatory program will examine the social, economic, political, and cultural issues of Ghana, Togo, and Benin—three African countries with rich cultural heritages and successful, vibrant contemporary societies. The international field experience in these countries will include workshops, lectures, stays with host families, and field trips. Upon return, the students will complete a research paper and a service-learning component in the form of a lecture-demonstration for local elementary schools, presented during Black History Month, using skills and experiences acquired in West Africa. Second seven-week, pre-departure course in Fall 2014 (1.5 credits); three-week intensive course in January 2015 (3 credits); first seven-week, post-departure course in Spring 2015(1.5 credits). January intersession. Offered 2012-2013 and alternate years. Southerland, Woodson. THE SCOTTISH CONNECTION: A CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC IMMERSION (1.5/-3 ) An intensive international dance experience in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland. Students will experience daily instruction in a number of dance forms ranging from European contemporary dance to traditional Scottish dance, view and examine dance/movement theatre/events/happenings as part of the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe Festival, as well as examine the historical, aesthetic, theoretical, philosophical, and critical issues concerning dance in the British Isles and Europe. This course requires a pre-course in the spring semester. Prerequisite: DAN 217. Summer 2014 and alternate years. Woodson, Kuresman.

DAN 290. Internship in Dance (3- 4 Cr.) 
Off-campus experiences are available in the areas of dance education, dance therapy, performance and choreography, dance history and criticism, dance/arts administration, dance/theatre, and dance science. Prerequisites: preliminary interview; DAN 293 and/or DAN 293 (dance education); DAN 297 (dance therapy); DAN 361 (performance and choreography); DAN 393 (dance science); DAN 250, DAN 251 or DAN 255 (dance history and criticism); MA 170 (dance and arts administration); or DAN 361 and THE 101 (or THE 102) and THE 120 (dance and theatre). Dance majors who elect this internship to fulfill a 300-level major requirement and a college requirement of an off campus experience must take this course at the 300 level for a letter grade and for a maximum of three credit hours. Non-dance majors who elect this internship to fulfill the college requirement of an off-campus experience may take this course at the 200 level, either pass/no pass or for a letter grade. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Department.

DAN 291. Light Design for Dance (1.5 Cr.) 
Designed to develop an understanding of the technical production aspects of dance performance, this course is an overview of stage management and theatrical lighting concepts. Students will become familiar with basic production practices and vocabulary of the stage, with special emphasis on communication of lighting for dance. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Mion.

DAN 292. Technical Application for the Stage (1.5 Cr.) 
This course is designed to put into practice all the technical and theoretical applications learned in DAN 291. Students will gain hands-on knowledge of stage management skills, lighting operation, and theatrical lighting concepts by working in the theater for large-scale dance performances throughout the semester. If you are cast in any performances during the semester you are enrolled in DAN 292 you may not be able to satisfy the requirements of the course. Prerequisite: DAN 291 (or concurrent registration). Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Mion.

DAN 293. Dance Education-Elementary Level (4 Cr.) 
Designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for teaching dance to children. Application of methods, materials, and activities that contribute to children’s expression and movement skills. Observation and teaching of children’s classes. Prerequisites: DAN 261 and ED 207 (or concurrent registration) or permission of instructor. Spring semester. Offered 2013-14 and alternate years. Southerland.

DAN 294. Dance Education II-Secondary Level (4 Cr.) 
Methodology of teaching technique in various styles of modern, ballet, and jazz, as well as dance composition for the secondary-school level. Development of curriculum and lesson planning. Dance production, observation, and student teaching in secondary schools. Prerequisites: DAN 261 and ED 207 (or concurrent registration) or permission of instructor. Offered 2014-15 and alternate years. Southerland.

DAN 295. Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble (1.5 Cr.) 
Performance in student, faculty, and guest-artist works in major concerts in Kraushaar Auditorium and the Todd Theatre, both fall and spring semesters. Qualified students may earn 1.5 credits per semester up to a maximum of six credits. Prerequisites: audition for, attendance at, and acceptance into at least two concert works per semester. Fall semester, repeated spring semester.Ahearn.

DAN 296. Dance Therapy I (3 Cr.) 
This course offers an overview of the field of dance therapy, exploring the use of movement as a treatment modality. The course facilitates a review of the development of the theoretical concepts in dance therapy through reading materials and experiential interaction. Self-exploration and communication through movement expression is an integral component of the course. Prerequisites: DAN 260, PSY 114, PSY 220, PSY 224, and PSY 271 or permission of instructor. Fall semester. Offered 2013-2014 and alternate years. Workeneh.

DAN 297. Dance Therapy II (3 Cr.) 
This course offers an exploration of the variety of populations and work settings that utilize dance therapy as a clinical intervention. The course examines some treatment goals related to different patient populations as well as exploring props and techniques through experiential learning. Some field clinical visits are part of the course as placements are available. Prerequisite: DAN 296 and PSY 244 or permission of instructor. Fall semester. Offered 2014-15 and alternate years. Workeneh.

DAN 298. Labanotation (4 Cr.) 
A systematic method of observation and notation of the basic essence of movement leading to a more detailed study of movement reading and writing based on the work of Laban and Knust with application to performance, choreography, dance criticism, dance history, dance therapy, theatre, and related arts. Application of this knowledge is then translated through the use of computer technology specific to the field of dance. This course fulfills the computer proficiency in the dance major requirement. Prerequisite: DAN 217 or DAN 220. Spring semester. Woodson.

DAN 302. Pointe III (1 Cr.) 
Advanced-level pointe work for students at the advanced level of ballet. Students will develop skills for performance in pointe work. Open to students enrolled in DAN 222 and DAN 321-DAN 324. Repeatable up to three times for credit. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Dolid, Horowicz.

DAN 309. Internship in Dance (3- 4 Cr.) 
Off-campus experiences are available in the areas of dance education, dance therapy, performance and choreography, dance history and criticism, dance/arts administration, dance/theatre, and dance science. Prerequisites: preliminary interview; DAN 293 and/or DAN 294 (dance education); DAN 297 (dance therapy); DAN 361 (performance and choreography); DAN 393 (dance science); DAN 250, DAN 251 or DAN 255 (dance history and criticism); BUS 170 (dance and arts administration); or DAN 361 and THE 101 (or THE 102) and THE 120 (dance and theatre). Dance majors who elect this internship to fulfill a 300-level major requirement and a college requirement of an off campus experience must take this course at the 300 level for a letter grade and for a maximum of three credit hours. Non-dance majors who elect this internship to fulfill the college requirement of an off-campus experience may take this course at the 200 level, either pass/no pass or for a letter grade. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Department.

DAN 311. Advanced Modern Technique I (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course)
An intensive course in modern dance employing various established techniques for a more complete development of skills and an understanding of the aesthetic criteria for the modern dance style. This course also poses questions for self-evaluation as a dancer. Theoretical knowledge of dance as an expressive art form is gained through lecture/discussion based on class work, required reading, observation, written assignments, and attendance at dance concerts. Classes meeting twice a week are 1.5 credits; classes meeting four times a week are three credits. Prerequisite: placement. DAN 311, DAN 312,  DAN 313, DAN 314, and DAN 315 are to be elected in sequence. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Garofalo, Pollard, Southerland.

DAN 312. Advanced Modern Technique II (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course)
An intensive course in modern dance employing various established techniques for a more complete development of skills and an understanding of the aesthetic criteria for the modern dance style. This course also poses questions for self-evaluation as a dancer. Theoretical knowledge of dance as an expressive art form is gained through lecture/discussion based on class work, required reading, observation, written assignments, and attendance at dance concerts. Classes meeting twice a week are 1.5 credits; classes meeting four times a week are three credits. Prerequisite: placement. DAN 311, DAN 312, DAN 313, DAN 314, and DAN 315 are to be elected in sequence. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Garofalo, Pollard, Southerland.

DAN 313. Advanced Modern Technique III (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course)
An intensive course in modern dance employing various established techniques for a more complete development of skills and an understanding of the aesthetic criteria for the modern dance style. This course also poses questions for self-evaluation as a dancer. Theoretical knowledge of dance as an expressive art form is gained through lecture/discussion based on class work, required reading, observation, written assignments, and attendance at dance concerts. Classes meeting twice a week are 1.5 credits; classes meeting four times a week are three credits. Prerequisite: placement. DAN 311, DAN 312, DAN 313, DAN 314, and DAN 315 are to be elected in sequence. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Garofalo, Pollard, Southerland.

DAN 314. Advanced Modern Technique IV (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course)
Advanced work in modern dance technique for individual students who need to continue technical development at the advanced level to reach their fullest potential as performing artists. Includes instruction in advanced modern dance technique classes and individual coaching in aspects of techniques that need further analysis and refinement. Classes meeting twice a week are 1.5 credits; classes meeting four times a week are three credits. Prerequisite: DAN 313. DAN 311, DAN 312, DAN 313, DAN 314, and DAN 315 are to be elected in sequence. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Garofalo, Pollard, Southerland.

DAN 315. Advanced Modern Technique V (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Ballet Technique course)
Advanced work in modern dance technique for individual students who need to continue technical development at the advanced level to reach their fullest potential as performing artists. Includes instruction in advanced modern dance technique classes and individual coaching in aspects of techniques that need further analysis and refinement. Classes meeting twice a week are 1.5 credits; classes meeting four times a week are three credits. Prerequisite: DAN 314. DAN 311, DAN 312, DAN 313, DAN 314, DAN 315 are to be elected in sequence. Repeatable up to three times for credit.DAN 313 Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Garofalo, Pollard, Southerland.

DAN 321. Advanced Ballet Technique I (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course)
Intensive instruction in ballet and pointe through technique classes at the advanced level for a more complete development of technical skills and a more profound understanding of the aesthetic criteria for classical ballet. Theoretical knowledge of dance as an expressive art form is gained through lecture/discussion based on class work, required reading, observation, written assignment, and attendance at dance concerts. Prerequisite: placement. DAN 321, DAN 322, DAN 323, DAN 324, and DAN 325 are to be elected in sequence. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ahearn, Fox, Horowicz, Morris.

DAN 322. Advanced Ballet Technique II (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course)
Intensive instruction in ballet and pointe through technique classes at the advanced level for a more complete development of technical skills and a more profound understanding of the aesthetic criteria for classical ballet. Theoretical knowledge of dance as an expressive art form is gained through lecture/discussion based on class work, required reading, observation, written assignment, and attendance at dance concerts. Prerequisite: DAN 321. DAN 321, DAN 322, DAN 323, DAN 324, and DAN 325 are to be elected in sequence. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ahearn, Fox, Horowicz, Morris.

DAN 323. Advanced Ballet Technique III (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course)
Intensive instruction in ballet and pointe through technique classes at the advanced level for a more complete development of technical skills and a more profound understanding of the aesthetic criteria for classical ballet. Theoretical knowledge of dance as an expressive art form is gained through lecture/discussion based on class work, required reading, observation, written assignment, and attendance at dance concerts. Prerequisite: DAN 322. DAN 321, DAN 322, DAN 323, DAN 324, and DAN 325 are to be elected in sequence. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ahearn, Fox, Horowicz, Morris.

DAN 324. Advanced Ballet Technique IV (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course)
Advanced work in ballet technique for individual students who need to continue technical development at the advanced level to reach their fullest potential as performing artists. Includes instruction in advanced ballet technique classes and individual coaching in aspects of techniques that need further analysis and refinement. Prerequisite: DAN 323. DAN 321, DAN 322, DAN 323, DAN 324, and DAN 325 are to be elected in sequence. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ahearn, Fox, Horowicz, Morris.

DAN 325. Advanced Ballet Technique V (1.5 or 3 Cr.) (GEN. ED. #9 with any other Modern Technique course)
Advanced work in ballet technique for individual students who need to continue technical development at the advanced level to reach their fullest potential as performing artists. Includes instruction in advanced ballet technique classes and individual coaching in aspects of techniques that need further analysis and refinement. Prerequisite: DAN 324. DAN 321, DAN 322, DAN 323, DAN 324, and DAN 325 are to be elected in sequence. Repeatable up to three times for credit.DAN 323 Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Ahearn, Fox, Horowicz, Morris.

DAN 361. Advanced Choreography and Production (4 Cr.) 
Theory and applied work in choreography and production that expands choreographic sensibilities, increases performance and compositional awareness, and enhances critical skills. Prerequisite: DAN 261/DAN 262. Corequisite: DAN 218 or above or permission of instructor. Fall semester. Pollard.

DAN 381. Independent Work in Dance Performance (3-4 Cr.) 
Directed work in the field of dance technique focusing on performance skills. Prerequisite: DAN 311 or DAN 321 or above. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Department.

DAN 382. Independent Work in Directed Readings (2-6 Cr.) 
Directed readings in a field for which the student has the required background, such as dance therapy, dance history, dance education, dance/theatre, dance administration, or dance science. A formal written paper or presentation is required. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Department.

DAN 383. Independent Work in Labanotation (1.5-4 Cr.) 
Intermediate to advanced studies in Labanotation. Prerequisites: DAN 298 and permission of the instructor. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Woodson.

DAN 384. Independent Work in Choreography (2-6 Cr.) 
Advanced studies in choreography. Prerequisites: DAN 361 and permission of the instructor. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Department.

DAN 385. Independent Work in Dance History (2-6 Cr.) 
Research and/or reconstruction project culminating in a research paper and/or performance of the reconstructed historical dances. Work may be carried out over one or two semesters. Prerequisites: two dance history courses and/or permission of the instructor. Fall semester, repeated spring semester. Bond.

DAN 390. Seminar in Dance Criticism, Theory, and Philosophy (4 Cr.) 
An integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of dance through the study of critical theory, dance aesthetics, dance criticism, dance journalism, theory and philosophy of dance as both an art form and as an ongoing discourse of the humanities. Through readings, discussions, and writings in diverse forms, this seminar provides a culminating experience for a dance major during the junior or senior year. This course fulfills the writing proficiency in the dance major requirement and represents a capstone course for the major. Prerequisite: junior or senior dance major. Spring semester. Forrest.

DAN 391. Professional Outreach Seminar (4 Cr.) 
A community based learning seminar and workshop in which the students work cooperatively to research and create, from concept to performance, an interactive, outreach program for elementary school children.  The emphasis of the course material is to discover and identify how aspects of dance studies can further enhance children’s understanding of academic curriculum. Prerequisites: completion or concurrent enrollment in DAN 218 or DAN 221, and DAN 261, or permission of instructor. Fall semester. Garofalo.

DAN 392. Professional Outreach Workshop (1.5 Cr.) 
Sequence to Professional Outreach Seminar. The focus of the course will be the fieldwork consisting of performances in schools and other community programs. Prerequisites: completion of DAN 391. Ordinarily this course is to be taken in sequence within one academic year. Spring semester. Garofalo.

DAN 393. Anatomy and Kinesiology for Dance (4 Cr.) 
An analysis of human motion through a study of anatomy and principles of kinesiology in relation to dance techniques. Prerequisites: DAN 260 and junior or senior standing. Fall Semester. Horowicz.

DAN 450. Senior Thesis (4/4 Cr.) 
Fall semester and spring semesters.Department.

ACCADEMIA DELL'ARTE DANCE PROGRAM IN AREZZO, ITALY

The program course consists of four dance courses (DAN 242, 243, 244, and 245) and a course in Italian language. Spring semester.

IT 105. ITALIAN LANGUAGE (3 Cr.)