Dance (B.S.Dan.)

A successful audition is required for admission to the degree program. To graduate in this program, a minimum grade of ‘C’ must be earned in all required courses. To participate in departmental productions, a student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50. Please contact the Department of Movement Sciences at 208-885-7921 for audition information. Required coursework includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3), the Department of Movement Sciences core course MVSC 201 and the following course work:

Movement Sciences Undergraduate Curricular Requirements6
Major Requirements67-68
Total Hours73-74

Major Requirements 

BIOL 120Human Anatomy4
DAN 101Dance Seminar1
DAN 210Dance Performance4
DAN 211Dance Conditioning1
DAN 284Dance Improvisation1
DAN 321Dance Pedagogy3
DAN 324Integrated Movement Practices3
DAN 360Teaching Creative Dance for Children1
DAN 384Dance Composition I3
DAN 385Dance Composition II3
DAN 410Pre-professional Dance Performance4
DAN 412Choreography Lab2
DAN 421Dance History and Contemporary Views3
DAN 422Labanalysis3
DAN 490Senior Project2
MVSC 486Healthy Active Lifestyle Assessment and Intervention3
PEP 300Applied Human Anatomy and Biomechanics3
PEP 360Motor Behavior3
Select 16 credits of Technique: 116
Select two courses from the following:2
Studio Instruction
Piano Class for Music Majors/Minors
Piano Class for Music Majors/Minors
Voice Class
Chamber Ensemble
Select one course from the following:2-3
Basics of Performance I
Costume Design I
Lighting Design I
Theatre Management
Total Hours67-68

Courses to total 128 credits for this degree