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2009-2011 Courses and Programs

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Theatre and Performing Arts

100 |300 |400 |Bachelor of Arts - Performing Arts Major (Perf)

The Core for the Performing Arts Major (24 cr)
(For individual Dance and Music course descriptions, see Index for individual department listing.)
Music 101, 102
Dance 120-Modern Dance, 130 – Ballet I, 220 – Modern Dance Composition
Dance 270 – Dance Appreciation
Thtre 255, 263, 365
Perf 105 – (six semesters), Perf 310 (2), Perf 401

Emphasis in Theatrical Design (24 cr)
Thtre 250 (2 cr), 360, 366, 455, 461, 465, 466, Music 133

Emphasis in Dance (24 cr)
Art 292, Music 133, Ex Sp 355
Dance 222, 224 (2 cr), 232, 360, 370
Select 2 credits from: Dance 140, 150, 160, 170, 211 (instead of 160, 170)
Select 2 credits from: Dance 223, 233, 242, 243, 262
Select 3 credits from: Dance 320, 384, 385, 386

All students enrolled in the Dance Emphasis must register for one dance technique course every semester of residence up to a total of 8 credits and must complete one computer course (Com S 103, 107, 207, C I 201).

Emphasis in Acting/Directing (24 cr)
Thtre 151, 250 (2 cr), 251, 351, 451, 455, 465, 466
Music 133

Minor in Performing Arts (21 cr)
Perf 105 (three semesters)
Music 101, 102
Dance 120 or 130, 270
Thtre 255, 263 or 251
plus six credits 300+ in Dance, Thtre or Perf

Communication Proficiency requirement: Select one course from Engl 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 309, 314, 315, 316, 366, 370.

Graduate Study

The department offers graduate courses as supporting work in other fields.

Courses primarily for undergraduate students

Perf 105. Issues in the Performing Arts. (1-0) Cr. R. F.S.Cross-disciplinary analysis and discussion of topics in the performing arts. Six semesters required of performing arts majors.

Perf 310. Performing Arts Internship. Cr. R. F.S.SS.Required of performing arts majors. A job or internship with a professional or semi-professional performing arts organization. Satisfactory-fail only.

Perf 401. Performing Arts Seminar. (2-0) Cr. 2. S.Intensive collaborative study and practice of topics in music, dance and theatre. Required of performing arts majors. Nonmajor graduate credit.

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