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Courses - Spring 2022
DANC
DANC109
(Perm Req)
Choreography I: Improvisation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC118
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 course fee.
DANC119
Introduction to American Social Dance
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC128
Fundamentals of Ballet
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC138A
Global Dance Forms; Jazz for Musical Theatre
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
DANC138R
Global Dance Forms; Somatic Process
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
This course explores the somatic arts: fun and exciting forms of embodiment, movement, exercise, and play. Students learn about their ownmovement habits, preferences, and styles through encounters with a diverse array of movement modalities, global perspectives, and experiential anatomy. Weekly topics include Yoga, Qi Gong, Tae Kwon Do, Franklin Method, Spiraldynamik, Rolf Movement, Dunham Technique, Capoeira, Gyrokinesis, and Yorrcha. The semester primarily includes participatorymovement practice, supplemented with reading, critical analyses, class discussions, observational skill, written reflections, and a final presentation. Through regular engagement, students cultivatean embodied discourse around somatic process in a global context.
DANC148
Fundamentals of Modern Dance
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC199
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Choreography, Production and Performance I
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC200
Introduction to Dance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HA, D
GenEd: DSSP
A study of dance as a form of communication and as an art form; a survey of the theories and styles of dance, and their relationships to other art forms.
DANC207
(Perm Req)
Choreography II: The Creative Process
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC109.
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-Dance department.
Explorations in movement, music, words, objects, and environments through improvisation and choreographic problem solving.
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC218
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.

Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC219
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC218 and permission of department.

Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC228
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC229
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC299
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Choreography, Production and Performance II
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC318
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC219 an permission of department. Students must pay $25 lab fee.
DANC319
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC318 and permission of department. Students must pay $25 lab fee.
DANC328
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC329
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC338P
Global Movement Practices; Advance Hip Hop
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
DANC371
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC179.
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-Dance department.
Current ideas and trends in dance technique, with a focus on the incorporation of dance science and somatics into dance training.
DANC383
(Perm Req)
Dance History & Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-Dance department.
Credit only granted for: DANC283 or DANC383.
Formerly: DANC283.
With a primary focus on Western concert dance from the 20th and 21st centuries, this course proposes an understanding of dance as it is situated in historical and cultural contexts. Rather than proposing a canon of "masterworks", this course interrogates choreography and other dance practices from multiple perspectives such as feminist theories, race, gender, and sexuality studies.
DANC399
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Choreography, Production and Performance III
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC405
(Perm Req)
Dance Education II: Education & Policy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-Dance department.
Curricula in dance in K-12 settings, classroom management, assessment/grading, and best practices in dance education in public schools. Current research and policy issues are included. This course counts towards teacher certification in the State of Maryland.
DANC448
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC319 and audition. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC449
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC448. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC468
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC488
Project-Based Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC489B
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Dance; The Business of the Business
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with THET363. Credit only granted for THET363 or DANC489B.
DANC489O
Special Topics in Dance; Contemporary Modern Technique
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC499
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Choreography, Production and Performance IV
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC611
(Perm Req)
Dance Technology and Media
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies department.
Project-based development of media and technological support for dance performance, archiving, and portfolio design, development and implementation.
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC648
Advanced Modern Dance Technique I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC649
Advanced Modern Dance Technique II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC679
Graduate Dance Performance
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC689E
Special Topics in Dance; Dance Pedagogy - Ballet
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
DANC698
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Dance
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC708
Graduate Choreography II: Collaboration; Collaborative Work
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC777
(Perm Req)
Internship in Dance
Credits: 1 - 5
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be admitted to MFA in Dance; or permission of ARHU-School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies department.
Internship in dance advocacy, administration, education, community building, choreography, or performance with an agency off campus and with a national or international profile.
DANC784
Dance in a Global Context
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be admitted to MFA in Dance; or permission of ARHU-School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies department.
Topics that illuminate dance in global context and provides an overview of methods, challenges and perspectives to the study of dance cross-culturally will be considered. Simultaneously, surveys select dance practices spanning many geographical areas, and offers insight into the diverse social, cultural, religious, and political environments from which dance extends.
DANC788
Master's Tutorial for Choreography
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC789
Directed Study in Dance Theory; Directed Study in Dance Theory
Credits: 2 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC799
Master's Thesis Project
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.