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Dance Minor

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center • 570-408-4417 (T) • 570-408-7842 (F) • Email
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As a dimension of its continuing development in the performing arts, Wilkes University provides a comprehensive program in the field of dance.  The program is structured in such a manner as to allow for the evolution of a major program in the academic discipline of dance.


The total minimum number of credits for a minor in Dance is 18 (above DAN 100).  An advanced project in dance composition is also required of all students enrolled in the Dance minor; this project will be under the supervision of the minor advisor.

Courses offered include: 

  • Dance Appreciation: Comprehensive Dance Forms (DAN 100)
  • Tap Dance I – IV; Pointe I
  • Pas De Deux I
  • Modern Dance I - IV
  • Jazz Dance I - IV
  • Classical Ballet I - IV
  • Dance Composition; Dance History

For additional information, contact:
Kristin Degnan-Boonin
800-945-5378, ext. 4429

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