David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences

Minor in Dance

Requirements  for a Minor in Dance (23 credits)


  • THE 1100. Theatre Participation (1)
  • THE 1401. Contemporary Dance (4)
  • THE 1405. Contemporary Studio (1)
  • THE 2410. Ballet (4)
  • THE 2415. Ballet Studio (1)


  • THE 2420. Jazz Dance (4)


  • THE 2450. Tap (4)


  • THE 3410. Dance Composition (4)

One additional Theatre elective (4)

Upon completing the Minor in Dance Program at High Point University, students will:

1. Have a greater awareness of their own bodies, with regard to their physical and aesthetic capabilities, through the practice of various dance techniques

2. Have confidence in their own creative voice and vision through the creation of self-conceived works

3. Be knowledgeable of the broad history of dance and its influence on contemporary dance practices through deep exploration into our dance predecessors and the traditions from which they come

4. Understand how dance professionals can collaborate with artists of other genres to create interdisciplinary works through participation in main stage productions

5. Have the ability to use the arts to engage communities to encourage connections between people and become proponents for change through the study of community engaged arts practices in dance

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