Course Descriptions

DA 100 INTRODUCTION TO DANCE HISTORY   3.0 Credit(s)
A survey of the purposes, functions, and manifestations of dance forms from early civilization to the present. Relationships are examined between dance and cultural developments.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 101 BALLET I   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, and fundamental skills that form the foundation of ballet technique.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 102 BALLET II   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to further develop ballet technique and introduce students to advanced steps, terminology, and skills. Students must demonstrate an understanding of intermediate concepts. Prerequisite: Take DA-101
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 103 JAZZ I   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, and fundamental skills that form the foundation of jazz dance technique.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 104 HIP HOP   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, fundamental skills, and cultural forces that form the foundation of hip hop dance technique.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 105 TAP I   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, fundamental skills, and cultural forces that form the foundation of tap dance technique.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 106 DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATER   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, fundamental skills, and cultural forces that form the foundation of musical theater dance technique.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 107 IRISH STEP DANCE   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, fundamental skills, and cultural forces that form the foundation of Irish step dance technique.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 108 BALLROOM DANCE   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, and fundamental skills that form the foundation of ballroom dance.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 201 INTERMEDIATE BALLET I   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, and fundamental skills that form the foundation of intermediate ballet technique. Prerequisite: Take DA-102
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 201 INTERMEDIATE BALLET I   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic positions, steps, terminology, and fundamental skills that form the foundation of intermediate ballet technique. Prerequisite: Take DA-102
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 202 INTERMEDIATE BALLET II   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to further develop intermediate ballet technique and introduce students to advanced steps, terminology, and skills. Students must demonstrate an understanding of intermediate concepts. Prerequisite: Take DA-201
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 202 INTERMEDIATE BALLET II   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to further develop intermediate ballet technique and introduce students to advanced steps, terminology, and skills. Students must demonstrate an understanding of intermediate concepts. Prerequisite: Take DA-201
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 203 JAZZ II   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to further develop jazz dance technique and introduce students to advanced steps, terminology, and skills. Students must demonstrate an understanding of intermediate concepts. Prerequisite: Take DA-103
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 203 JAZZ II   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to further develop jazz dance technique and introduce students to advanced steps, terminology, and skills. Students must demonstrate an understanding of intermediate concepts. Prerequisite: Take DA-103
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 206 DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE II   3.0 Credit(s)
Study and directed practice of advanced individual and group dance in modern musicals. Students will also practice learning choreography under time constraints to better prepare them for the musical-theatre audition process.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 206 DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE II   3.0 Credit(s)
Study and directed practice of advanced individual and group dance in modern musicals. Students will also practice learning choreography under time constraints to better prepare them for the musical-theatre audition process.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 250 CHOREOGRAPHY I   3.0 Credit(s)
This lecture course is designed to introduce students to the foundations of choreography. Students will be introduced to a variety of choreographic techniques in order to conceptualize, create, revise, contextualize, and analyze dance.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 250 CHOREOGRAPHY I   3.0 Credit(s)
This lecture course is designed to introduce students to the foundations of choreography. Students will be introduced to a variety of choreographic techniques in order to conceptualize, create, revise, contextualize, and analyze dance.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 260 CHOREOGRAPHY II   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to further students' understanding of choreography and choreographic techniques. In addition to conceptualizing, creating, revising, and analyzing dance, students will also delve deeper into the improvisation as well as the grant-writing process.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 260 CHOREOGRAPHY II   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to further students' understanding of choreography and choreographic techniques. In addition to conceptualizing, creating, revising, and analyzing dance, students will also delve deeper into the improvisation as well as the grant-writing process.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 299 SPECIAL TOPICS IN DANCE   3.0 Credit(s)
These courses capitalize on timely topics, a faculty member's particular interest, an experimental alternative to existing courses, etc. The specific special topic will show on the student's transcript.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 299 SPECIAL TOPICS IN DANCE   3.0 Credit(s)
These courses capitalize on timely topics, a faculty member's particular interest, an experimental alternative to existing courses, etc. The specific special topic will show on the student's transcript.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 299 SPECIAL TOPICS IN DANCE   3.0 Credit(s)
These courses capitalize on timely topics, a faculty member's particular interest, an experimental alternative to existing courses, etc. The specific special topic will show on the student's transcript.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 300 DANCE ENSEMBLE PRODUCTION   1.0 Credit(s)
This course requires participation in a dance production in at least one genre of dance. This production is overseen by the director of the SHU Dance Ensemble. This course can be taken multiple times for credit.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 300 DANCE ENSEMBLE PRODUCTION   1.0 Credit(s)
This course requires participation in a dance production in at least one genre of dance. This production is overseen by the director of the SHU Dance Ensemble. This course can be taken multiple times for credit.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 301 DANCE COMPANY PRODUCTION   1.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed for advanced dancers to further their understanding of dance production. This course requires participation in a dance production in at least one genre of dance. This production is overseen by the director of the SHU Dance Ensemble. This course can be taken multiple times for credit.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 302 BALLROOM DANCE PRODUCTION   1.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed for ballroom dancers to further their understanding of dance production. This course requires participation in a dance production in at least one genre of dance. This production is overseen by the director of the SHU Dance Ensemble. This course can be taken multiple times for credit.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 303 IRISH STEP PRODUCTION   1.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed for Irish step dancers to further their understanding of dance production. This course requires participation in an Irish step dance production. This production is overseen by the director of the SHU Dance Ensemble. This course can be taken multiple times for credit.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 304 HIP HOP PRODUCTION   1.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed for hip hop dancers to further their understanding of dance production. This course requires participation in a hip hop dance production. This production is overseen by the director of the SHU Dance Ensemble. This course can be taken multiple times for credit.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 310 SOCIAL ISSUES THROUGH DANCE   3.0 Credit(s)
This course explores various current events and historical, social, and political issues as represented through dance. Through this course students will have a deeper understanding of a range of social issues as well as knowledge of how greater global awareness can be achieved through dance.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 310 SOCIAL ISSUES THROUGH DANCE   3.0 Credit(s)
This course explores various current events and historical, social, and political issues as represented through dance. Through this course students will have a deeper understanding of a range of social issues as well as knowledge of how greater global awareness can be achieved through dance.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 396 DANCE INTERNSHIP   3.0 Credit(s)
Dance Internship is an opportunity for qualified students in the Dance minor to gain practical experience in dance production and management.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA 396 DANCE INTERNSHIP   3.0 Credit(s)
Dance Internship is an opportunity for qualified students in the Dance minor to gain practical experience in dance production and management.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA ELEC DANCE ELECTIVE   1.0-9.0 Credit(s)

Offered: As Needed Contact Department

DA ELECF DANCE FOUNDATIONAL ELECTIVE   1.0-9.0 Credit(s)

Offered: As Needed Contact Department