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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dance (DANC) - Minor

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26 S.H.

2.0 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all minor courses unless otherwise noted.

Technique (8 S.H.)

5 S.H. in modern dance is required. Each technique class may be repeated once for credit.

THAD Showcase

Four enrollments in THAD 090 - THAD Showcase  with a Passing (P) grade are required. One of these enrollments must be in the student’s final semester when the student will assemble the required portfolio.

Portfolio Requirement

Upon declaring a dance minor, students should schedule a “portfolio appointment” with Professor Gretchen Cohenour, PAC Room 212. Dance minors are required to document their development while at WSU by maintaining chronological digital video files of their work and other supporting written and visual materials, organized in portfolio form. The completed portfolio must be submitted for faculty review by April 1 in the year of graduation or by November 1 for mid-year graduates.

Electives (9 S.H.)



Physical Education and Sport Science


Each Dance Repertory class( THAD 137 - Dance Repertory I , THAD 237 - Dance Repertory II , THAD 337 - Dance Repertory III , THAD 437 - Dance Repertory IV ) may be repeated twice for a total of 4 S.H.  THAD 222 - Dancescape   may be repeated four times. In addition, advanced THAD dance technique courses (levels II, III, IV) may be used as electives if not taken to fulfill requirements in the required Technique category.

Course(s) Unique to Minor

WSU policy requires a minor contain at least one course unique to the minor and not used in major or additional requirements. See DARS for details.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

= Civic Engagement and Service Learning

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