The Theatre Arts
Dance Program at Old Dominion University

Majoring In Dance
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AUDITIONS
Auditions for the ODU Dance Program will be held Saturday April 19th, 2014
Registration 9:30AM-10:00 AM
Auditions 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
The auditions will also include an interview and a tour of the dance facilities.
Please register by e-mailing Amanda Kinzer at akinzer@odu.edu
*Please bring ballet shoes
 


Curriculum

Bachelor of Arts - Theatre and Dance Major

Dance Emphasis

The General Education requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in theatre/dance with a dance emphasis are as follows:

 6 hours of Composition in ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C, ENG 221 OR ENGL 231.
 3 hours of COMM 101R, 103R or 112R. 
 3 hours of Mathematics in MATH 101M, 102M, 162M, or STAT 130M.

 3 hours of Information Literacy in CS 120G or CS 121G, IT 150G, STEM 251D, or HLTH 120G.

 12 hours of Language and Culture

 3 hours of Human Creativity in ART 121A, ARTS 122A, MUSC 264A, COMM/THEA 270A or THEA 241A.

 3 hours of Literature in ENGL 112L, 114L, OR FLET 100L.

 8 hours of Nature of Science

 3 hours of Human Behavior

 3 hours of Interpreting the Past in HIST 100H, HIST 101H, 102H, 103H, 104H, or 105H.

 3 hours in Philosophy and Ethics in PHIL 110P, 120P, 140P, 230E, 250E, 303E, 344E, 345E, 441E, or 442E.

 3 hours of Impact of Technology

 

DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: 52 HOURS TOTAL. 18 THEORY, 26 TECHNIQUE, 8 ELECTIVE

 

26 HOURS DANCE TECHNIQUE TO INCLUDE 12 HOURS OF BALLET, 12 HOURS OF MODERN AND 2 HOURS OF EITHER BALLET, MODERN OR JAZZ

 

DANC 350- Dance Improvisation (2hrs)

DANC 360- Rhythmic Analysis (1hr)

DANC 370- Dance Composition I (1hr)

DANC 387- Repertory and Performance I (1hr)

DANC 388- Repertory and Performance II (1hr)

DANC 389- Dance History 1900-Present (3hrs)

DANC 393 Anatomy/Kinesiology for Dance (3hrs)

DANC 470 Dance Composition II (2hrs)

DANC 489 Teaching Principles (2hrs)

DANC 499 Senior Project (1hr)

 

Dance Education Emphasis

Dance Education Emphasis* Students must achieve passing scores on the Praxis I exam as a prerequisite for entry into teacher education.

The requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in theatre/dance with a dance education emphasis are as follows:

 6 hours of Composition in ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C, ENG 221 OR ENGL 231.
 3 hours of COMM 101R, 103R or 112R. 
 3 hours of Mathematics in MATH 101M, 102M, 162M, or STAT 130M.

 3 hours of Information Literacy in CS 120G or CS 121G, IT 150G, STEM 251D, or HLTH 120G.

 12 hours of Language and Culture

 3 hours of Human Creativity in ART 121A, ARTS 122A, MUSC 264A, COMM/THEA 270A or THEA 241A.

 3 hours of Literature in ENGL 112L, 114L, OR FLET 100L.

 8 hours of Nature of Science

 3 hours of Human Behavior

 3 hours of Interpreting the Past in HIST 100H, HIST 101H, 102H, 103H, 104H, or 105H.

 3 hours in Philosophy and Ethics in PHIL 110P, 120P, 140P, 230E, 250E, 303E, 344E, 345E, 441E, or 442E.

 3 hours of Impact of Technology (TLED 430)

 

DANCE CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (48 hours):

DANC 350- Dance Improvisation 2hrs

DANC 360- Rhythmic Analysis 1hr

DANC 370- Dance Composition I 2hrs

DANC 387- Repertory and Performance I 1hr

DANC 388- Repertory and Performance II 1hr

DANC 389W- Dance History 1900- Present 3 hrs

DANC 393- Anatomy/Kinesiology for Dance 3 hrs

DANC 490- Pedagogy for Dance Educators 3 hrs

THEA 244 Intro to Stage Lighting or THEA 248 Intro to Stage Make-up- 3hrs

PE 217 Fundamental Movement Skills & Dance or equivalent- 1 - 2 hrs

EXSE 340 Prevention and Care of Injuries related to Physical Activities- 3 hrs.

 

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (29 hours):

 TLED 301 Foundations and Assessment of Education- 3hrs

TLED 408 Reading and writing in Content Area- 3hrs

TLED 430 PK-12 Instructional Technology  - 3hrs

ECI 360 Classroom Management and Discipline- 2hrs

SPED 313 Fund -Human Growth and Development- 3hrs

SPED 406 Students with Diverse Learning Needs- 3hrs

TLED 485 Student Teaching- 12hrs

For information on certification requirements, admission, continuance and exit requirements, early field experiences, student teaching and the National Teacher Examination (NTE) see the Darden College of Education section of the catalog or go to http://www.odu.edu/tes

 

 




Theatre and Dance Minors

Minor in Theatre and Dance - Theatre Specialization

For a minor in theatre arts with a theatre specialization, the student must complete a minimum of 18 THEA hours, including:

1. THEA 241A as a prerequisite to the minor.
2. Minimum of 12 hours at the 300 and 400 levels, with prior agreement by the department.
Students must complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement at Old Dominion University.

Minor in Theatre and Dance - Dance Specialization

For a minor in theatre arts with a dance specialization, the student must complete 18 DANC hours including:

1. DANC 185A as a prerequisite to the minor..
2. Minimum of 12 hours at the 300 and 400 levels with prior agreement by the department.
Students must complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement at Old Dominion University.