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Courses - Fall 2017
DANC
DANC109
(Perm Req)
Improvisation I
Credits: 2
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.
DANC138C
World Dance Forms; Chinese Dance
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC138P
World Dance Forms; Hip Hop
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
Students must pay a $25 course fee.
DANC138W
World Dance Forms; World Dance Forms: West African Dance
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC148
Fundamentals of Modern Dance
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC149
Fundamentals of Modern Dance II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
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
CORE: HA, D
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
CORE: HA, D
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.
DANC207
(Perm Req)
The Creative Process
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC109.
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-Dance department.
Explorations in movement, music, words, objects, and environments through improvisation and choreographic problem solving.
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC209
(Perm Req)
Dance Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC207 and permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC218
(Perm Req)
Foundations of Technique I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC219
(Perm Req)
Foundations of Technique II
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
Prerequisite: permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC229
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
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)
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.
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC318
(Perm Req)
Foundations of Technique III
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)
Foundations of Technique IV
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC318 and permission of department. Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC338J
Global Movement Practices; Advanced Jazz
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 lab fee.
DANC371
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC179.
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-Dance department.
Current ideas and trends in dance technique, with a focus on the incorporation of dance science and somatics into dance training.
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC398
(Perm Req)
DANC398Y
Directed Studies in Dance; Yoga, Improvisation, and Embodied Metaphors: Investigating Philosophy through Movement
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 course fee.
DANC399
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Choreography, Production and Performance III
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC 299.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC410
(Perm Req)
Technical Theater Production for Dance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC210; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of ARHU-School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies department.
A study of the theoretical principles of production and the practical application of those principles to the presentation of dance works.
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)
Modern Dance VI
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)
Modern Repertory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25 course fee.
DANC488
(Perm Req)
Project-Based Learning
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC499
(Perm Req)
Practicum in Choreography, Production and Performance IV
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: DANC 399.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC600
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Graduate Studies in Dance
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
(Perm Req)
Credits: 2
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 $25.00 lab fee.
DANC608
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: 3
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.
DANC647
(Perm Req)
Movement Practice
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies department.
Experiential studio work that generates common movement vocabulary and innovations of same in a shared, faculty-led exploration of movement for the purpose of generating vocabulary for technique, choreography, and pedagogy.
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC648
Advanced Modern Dance Technique I
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC649
Advanced Modern Dance Technique II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Students must pay a $25.00 lab fee.
DANC678
(Perm Req)
DANC679
Graduate Dance Performance
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
DANC689I
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Dance; Teaching Internship
Credits: 5
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
DANC698
Independent Study in Dance
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC719
Choreographic Project
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: 6
Grad Meth: S-F
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.
DANC788
Master's Tutorial for Choreography; Graduate Tutorial
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
DANC799
Master's Thesis Project
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.