Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Minor in Dance

Open to all KU students

Dance Minor Course Requirements

Students selecting this minor must complete the following requirements:

Dance Technique. Satisfied by 8 hours from the following:

Dance Minor Required Electives. Satisfied by 12 hours from the following:

  • DANC 150 Dance Improvisation
  • DANC 210 Rhythms and Structures of Music
  • DANC 230 Introduction to African Dance Theatre
  • DANC 250 Choreography: Structured Solos
  • DANC 330 Approaches to World Dance
  • DANC 340 Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis
  • DANC 370 Musculoskeletal Concepts for Dancers
  • DANC 375 Ideokinesis
  • DANC 430 Dance for Children
  • DANC 440 Introduction to Classical East Indian Dance
  • DANC 460 Dance History: Research and Reconstruction
  • DANC 475 Performing Arts Administration for Dancers
  • DANC 490 Introduction to Flamenco

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 20 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 junior/senior hours of KU resident credit in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses (300+) in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

Requirements for the Minor in Dance

Open to all KU students

Dance Minor Course Requirements

Students selecting this minor must complete the following requirements:

Dance Technique. Satisfied by 8 hours from the following:

Dance Minor Required Electives. Satisfied by 12 hours from the following:

  • DANC 150 Dance Improvisation
  • DANC 210 Rhythms and Structures of Music
  • DANC 230 Introduction to African Dance Theatre
  • DANC 250 Choreography: Structured Solos
  • DANC 330 Approaches to World Dance
  • DANC 340 Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis
  • DANC 370 Musculoskeletal Concepts for Dancers
  • DANC 375 Ideokinesis
  • DANC 430 Dance for Children
  • DANC 440 Introduction to Classical East Indian Dance
  • DANC 460 Dance History: Research and Reconstruction
  • DANC 475 Performing Arts Administration for Dancers
  • DANC 490 Introduction to Flamenco

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and GPA minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 20 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 junior/senior hours of KU resident credit in the minor.

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses (300+) in the minor. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

Contact Info

Department of Dance

Robinson Center
1301 Sunnyside Ave., Room 251
Lawrence, KS 66045-7520
785-864-4264
kudance@ku.edu
http://www.dance.ku.edu/
Michelle Heffner Hayes, Chair
785-864-4264
mhayes@ku.edu
Jerel Hilding, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-4264
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