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Courses - Fall 2024
DANC
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Open Seats as of
07/17/2024 at 10:30 PM
DANC109
(Perm Req)
Choreography I: Improvisation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: by permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC128
Fundamentals of Ballet
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC138J
Global Dance Forms; Afro Jazz
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee
DANC138L
Global Dance Forms; Latin Dance
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 course fee.
DANC138P
Global Dance Forms; Hip Hop
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC148
Fundamentals of Modern Dance
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC158
Fundamentals of Jazz
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee
DANC179
(Perm Req)
Movement Integration
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
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.
DANC200S
Introduction to Dance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
Restricted to College Park Scholars - Arts.
DANC218
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC219
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC218 and permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC228
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee. Email Susan Miller at smille13@umd.edu for permission to register.
DANC229
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee. Email Susan Miller at smille13@umd.edu for permission to register.
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.
DANC304
(Perm Req)
Dance Education I: Foundations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-Dance department.
Organization and content of the studio dance class. Structuring developmentally appropriate dance experiences for students ages 3-18.
DANC309
(Perm Req)
Choreography III: Dance Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
DANC318
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC219 and permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC319
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC318 and permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC328
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.

Email Susan Miller at smille13@umd.edu for permission to register.
DANC329
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.

Email Susan Miller at smille13@umd.edu for permission to register.
DANC398
(Perm Req)
Directed Studies in Dance
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC399
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Choreography, Production and Performance III
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC 299.
DANC418
Contemporary Modern
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC420
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-Dance department.
Elements of contemporary partnering including weight sharing, counter balancing, momentum/leverage, lifting and moving responsively.
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC448
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC349 and aududition. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC449
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC 448 and permission from the department Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC468
(Perm Req)
DANC499
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Choreography, Production and Performance IV
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC 399.
DANC600
(Perm Req)
Graduate Dance Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies department.
Supervised writing of reports and articles on selected dance subjects. Study of library resources and interviewing techniques. Preparation for written documentation of thesis project.
DANC604
Graduate Studies in Dance Pedagogy
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.
Curriculum writing, lesson planning, class structure, assessment/grading, and practice in dance pedagogy. Includes preparation of syllabi and studio teaching practice. This course counts towards teaching ceritification in the State of Maryland.
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC608
Graduate Choreography I: Creative Process
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Admission to MFA in Dance or permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.

Developing and defining individual choreographic voice and vision in a s ared studio setting.
DANC610
(Perm Req)
Workshop in the Direction of Dance Production
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC410; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
A lecture/laboratory course dealing with the relationship of the director to all of the activities involved in the presentation of a dance concert.
DANC628
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC648
(Perm Req)
Advanced Modern Dance Technique I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC649
(Perm Req)
Advanced Modern Dance Technique II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC679
Graduate Dance Performance
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC689F
Special Topics in Dance; Aesthetics of Collaboration in Performance: Theory & Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
This class offers practical methods for the creation and analysis of collaborative performance projects. Taking for granted that all performance works engage collaboration, this class is organized around themes of media, materiality, site-specificity, and working within and against systems. These themes are the organizing principles for student projects, as well as exemplary works of theory and performance. Finally, this class, being about collaboration, looks at strategies for working together, and carries with it an ethic of kindness, constructive critique, and mutual support.
DANC689P
Special Topics in Dance; Pedagogy Practicum: Hip Hop
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
DANC698
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Dance
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC719
Graduate Choreography III: Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Admission to MFA in Dance or permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.

Research-based choreographic projects in preparation for the choreographed thesis project.
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.
DANC779
Master's Tutorial for Performance
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
DANC788
Master's Tutorial for Choreography; Graduate Tutorial
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
DANC799
Master's Thesis Project
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.