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Graduate Curriculum

Typical Graduate Dance Student Plan

  First Year – Fall (odd numbered years)      First Year – Spring (odd numbered years)
 Course  Time  Units    Course  Time  Units
 DANC 460 – Ballet  MW:  10:30 – 12:00  1    DANC 461 – Ballet  WF:  10:30 – 12:00  1
 DANC 413 – Modern  MW:  12:30 – 1:50  1    DANC 404 – Modern  MW:  12:30 – 1:50  1
 DANC 417 – Modern  TTH:  10:00 – 11:30  1    DANC 418 – Modern  TTH:  10:00 – 11:30  1
 DANC 445 – Kinesiology  TTH:  4:30 -:6:00  3    DANC 535 – Pedagogy  W:  4:00 – 7:00  3
 DANC 414 – Choreography Craft  TBD, but typically Tuesday or Thursday from 11:45 – 2:45  3    DANC 415 – Choreography Music  TBD, but typically Tuesday or Thursday from 11:45 – 2:45  3
 MUDE 501 – Eurhythmics  MW or TTH:  3 – 3:50  1    MUDE 501 – Eurhythmics  MW or TTH:  3 – 3:50  1
     0    DANC 446 Wellness seminar  TBD  1
 REHEARSALS:  (Grads are usually cast in two dances) Evenings, Monday thru Thursday, from 5:30-8:30, Weekdays during the day when possible, Sundays – often noon to 5:00    0    REHEARSALS:  (Grads are usually cast in two dances) Evenings, Monday thru Thursday, from 5:30-8:30, Weekdays during the day when possible, Sundays – often noon to 5:00    0
MaDaCol:  Sundays, 5:00 – 7:30
(first year grads perform)
  0   MaDaCol:  Sundays, 5:00 – 7:30
(first year grads perform)
  0
Total credits   10   Total Credits   11
             
Second Year – Fall   Second Year – Spring
Course Time Units   Course Time Units
DANC 460 – Ballet MW:  10:30 – 12:00 1   DANC 461 – Ballet MW:  10:30 – 12:00 1
DANC 403 – Modern MW:  12:30 – 1:50 1   DANC 404 – Modern MW:  12:30 – 1:50 1
DANC 417 – Modern TTH:  10:00 – 11:30 1   DANC 418 – Modern TTH:  10:00 – 11:30 1
DANC 445 – History TTH:  4:30 – 6:00 3   DANC 505 – Music Resources W:  4:00 – 7:00 3
DANC 416 – Choreography Theatrical Elements TBD, typically Tuesday or Thursday from 11:45 – 2:45 3   DANC 426 – Choreography Technology TBD, typically Tuesday or Thursday from 11:45 – 2:45 3
DANC 424 – Production Resources W:  4:00 – 8:00 3   DANC 446 – Wellness Seminar TBD 1
REHEARSALS:  (Grads are usually cast in two dances) Evenings, Monday thru Thursday, from 5:30-8:30, Weekdays during the day when possible, Sundays – often noon to 5:00   0   REHEARSALS:  (Grads are usually cast in two dances) Evenings, Monday thru Thursday, from 5:30-8:30, Weekdays during the day when possible, Sundays – often noon to 5:00   0
MaDaCol:  Sundays, 5:00 – 7:30
(second year grads choreograph)
  0   MaDaCol:  Sundays, 5:00 – 7:30
(second year grads choreograph)
  0
Total credits   12   Total credits   10
             
  Third Year – Fall     Third Year – Spring
 Course Time Units   Course Time Units
 DANC 460 – Ballet MW:  10:30 – 12:00  1    DANC 461 – Ballet MW:  10:30 – 12:00  1
 DANC 403 – Modern MW:  12:30 – 1:50  1    DANC 404 – Modern MW:  12:30 – 1:50  1
 DANC 417 – Modern TTH:  10:00 – 11:30  1    DANC 418 – Modern TTH:  10:00 – 11:30  1
 DANC 485 – Ensemble TBD  3    DANC 509, 601 or 610, Performance Theory, Independent Study, Internship TBD  2
 DANC 640 – Thesis TBD  3    DANC 641 – Thesis TBD  3
     0    DANC 446 – Wellness Seminar TBD  1
 REHEARSALS:  (Grads are usually cast in two dances) Evenings, Monday thru Thursday, from 5:30-8:30, Weekdays during the day when possible, Sundays – often noon to 5:00    0    REHEARSALS:  (Grads are usually cast in two dances) Evenings, Monday thru Thursday, from 5:30-8:30, Weekdays during the day when possible, Sundays – often noon to 5:00    0
Total credits    9    Total credits    9

 NOTE:  The first and second year plans alternate.  Kinesiology and Pedagogy are in odd numbered years for first year plan and history and music resources are in even numbered years for first year plans.

Students who receive financial support from the College of Arts and Sciences in the form of fellowships and assistantships will be assigned to various responsibilities each year including production related jobs each year, choreography for MaDaCol the second year and teaching, if preferred, in the third year.  All students are expected to be cast in productions each semester and must participate in MaDaCol the first year to be considered to choreograph for the group in the second year.  Stipends will increase nominally annually, associated with the assigned jobs.

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