Journalism, Communication and Theatre

Current Course Offerings

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General course offerings:
Journalism
Film and Television Studies
Multimedia Studies
Theatre
Dance

Journalism

JRN 211
Introduction to Multilingual Media

3 hours, 3 credits. Introduction to print and electronic multilingual media in the United States. Focus on the growth and diversity of ethnic media, the role they play in the lives of those who use them, and how they compare to mainstream media.

JRN 217
Journalism in the Movies

3 hours, 3 credits. Survey of journalism in films. Historical and contemporary aspects of news media as depicted in films about journalists.

JRN 221
Reporting I

3 hours, 3 credits. Fundamentals of news reporting and writing in a multimedia context. News-gathering and storytelling styles and approaches to writing for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and the Internet. Emphasis on grammar, syntax, punctuation, and spelling.

JRN 222
New Media

3 hours, 3 credits. Evolution of new communication technologies. Introduction to blogging and other social networking tools used by journalists.

JRN 2230
Journalism Ethics

3 hours, 3 credits. Basic legal protections and restrictions applied to media as well as First Amendment rights and ethical responsibilities. Topics include libel, invasion of privacy, newsgathering, and objectivity in reporting.

JRN 300
The Bronx Journalism Advanced Workshop

4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Reporting and writing for Lehman's online multilingual news site, including hands-on reporting experience, proofreading, photography, and Web publishing, with an emphasis on writing and editing. PREREQ: JRN 221.

JRN 302
Covering Race, Gender, and Ethnicity

3 hours, 3 credits. Reporting and writing on minority and women's issues; covering minorities and women fairly as a beat reporter by providing balanced reporting; developing and writing stories that make mainstream news coverage more diverse and inclusive.

JRN 307
Multimedia Editing and Proofreading

3 hours, 3 credits. Reading multimedia copy and producing texts that are grammatically correct, following the rules of journalistic writing established by the Associated Press Stylebook. The art of writing headlines and editing copy for all media platforms, and production of copy that is written in meaningful and readable language, and that insures accuracy. PREREQ: JRN 221.

JRN 3200
Interviewing for Mainstream and Ethnic Media

3 hours, 3 credits. Theory and practice of preparing for, arranging, and conducting the journalistic interview for both mainstream and ethnic media.

JRN 321
Reporting II

3 hours, 3 credits. Practical experience in multimedia storytelling through reporting and writing across platforms; covering a beat, checking government records, practicing police and court reporting, and in-depth feature writing, including human interest stories, profiles, and obituaries. PREREQ: JRN 221.

JRN 322
Online News Page Design & Editing

3 hours, 3 credits. Layout, usability, and navigational challenges of designing news websites and managing their huge amount of content. Review of the world's best news websites, and the latest methods and tools used to build them, from HTML and Photoshop to Dreamweaver, WordPress, and beyond. PREREQ: JRN 222.

JRN 323
JRN 323: Feature Writing

3 hours, 3 credits.Feature journalism in print and online, with an emphasis on reporting and writing entertainment, fashion, sports, arts, and business stories, including profiles, theme pieces, and reviews. PREREQ: JRN 221. COREQ: JRN 321.

JRN 332
The African American Media

3 hours, 3 credits. Analysis of the African American media's role in African American history and culture, and its relationship to the mainstream media.

JRN 356
Digital Photojournalism

4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Multimedia storytelling through images using concepts and techniques in digital photography, including shooting, editing and displaying news photos.

JRN 370
Internship I

9 hours (8, in the field; 1, weekly conference), 3 credits (maximum 6 credits). Individual field experience with various media, public relations, publishing, advertising, and marketing firms. The course will include a one-hour weekly meeting with the program director and other internship students. A final report is required. PREREQ: Departmental permission.

JRN 470
Internship II

9 hours (8, in the field; 1, weekly conference), 3 credits (maximum 6 credits). Individual field experience with various media, coordinated by the Program Director. The course will include working 8 hours a week with a chosen media outlet, plus one-hour weekly seminar meetings with the Director and other internship students. A journal and a final research paper will be required. PREREQ: 18 credits from the program major and Departmental permission.

JRN 4810
Independent Project in Journalism

4 hours, 3 credits. Individual capstone project under the direction of a faculty member. PREREQ: department permission.

JRN 486
Independent Study in Journalism

One semester, 3 credits (maximum 6 credits).Independent study and/or research in journalism. PREREQ: Departmental Permission.

JRN 4910
Honors Tutorial in Journalism

3 hours 3 credits. The senior honors capstone project, consisting of individual research, reading, and writing supervised by a faculty mentor. PREREQ: 90 college credits, 3.5 GPA in the major, and departmental permission. CO-REQ: JRN 4920. Note: Only students who complete JRN 4910 and JRN 4920 are eligible for Departmental Honors upon graduation.

JRN 4920
Honors Colloquium in Journalism

3 hours 1 credit. The senior honors capstone project, consisting of individual research, reading, and writing supervised by a faculty mentor. PREREQ: 90 college credits, 3.5 GPA in the major, and departmental permission. CO-REQ: JRN 4920. Note: Only students who complete JRN 4910 and JRN 4920 are eligible for Departmental Honors upon graduation.

Film and Television Studies

FTS 212
Introduction to Film and Television
4 hours, (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Introduction to print and electronic multilingual media in the United States. Focus on the growth and diversity of ethnic media, the role they play in the lives of those who use them, and how they compare to mainstream media.
FTS 213
History of Cinema

4 hours, (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Survey of the development and theory of motion picture art.
FTS 215
Camera and Lighting

4 hours, (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Basic principles of camera operation, lighting techniques, tools, studio/location shooting, special effects, and post-production techniques as related to film and video.
FTS 218
Animation and Anime Narratives
3 hours, 3 credits. Overview and examination of story construction and presentation in animation/anime films focusing on the theory and practice of storyboard creation.
FTS 224
Editing

4 hours, (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Fundamental principles, practices, and theory of step-by-step editing, with a focus on story, narrative and documentary editing styles.
FTS 226
Audio Production
4 hours, (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Basic audio production techniques, recording, post-production, mixing, and sweetening.

FTS 2580
Film Analysis
3 hours, 3 credits. The language of film, film study, film theory, and film techniques in relation to cinematic narrative.
FTS 2580
Film Analysis
3 hours, 3 credits. The language of film, film study, film theory, and film techniques in relation to cinematic narrative.
FTS 309
Screenwriting
3 hours, 3 credits. A practical approach to screenwriting for theatre, film, and television from conception to finished script of the screenplay. PREREQ: Departmental permission.

FTS 316
Film and Video Production
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits.Theory and practice of filmmaking and video production. Students create narrative films and video productions. PREREQ: FTS 215 and FTS 224.
FTS 317
Writing for Broadcast TV and Radio
3 hours, 3 credits. Locating, gathering, writing, and editing news for radio and TV. Analysis of broadcast styles such as radio newscast, TV news magazine, Internet. PREREQ: department permission.

FTS 324
Narrative Film
3 hours, 3 credits. Story techniques, structures, practices, and theories in narrative filmmaking.

FTS 343
Voice-Over for Radio, Film and TV
3 hours, 3 credits. Performance techniques for the spoken word and script analysis with focus on clarity, vocal performance for differing media applications, microphone technique, and audition skills.

FTS 344
Acting for the Camera
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Fundamental acting techniques specific to performance in film, television and new media.

FTS 350
Topics in Film
3 hours, 3 credits (maximum 6 credits). Themes and movements in film, including historical developments; groupings of films and directors; and genre, styles or critical and theoretical issues. PREREQ: Department permission.
FTS 352
Television Production
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Segment production and guest hosting for community affairs televised talk show. PREREQ: Department permission.
FTS 360
Writing for Fictional TV
3 hours, 3 credits.Selected topics on writing for various genres of TV including children's programming, mini-series, cartoons, sitcom, one-hour drama and TV films. PREREQ: Department permission.
FTS 3710
TV and Cultivation Theory
3 hours, 3 credits.The study of TV as seen through Cultivation Theory, i.e., the long-term effects of TV, content analysis, and audience research.
FTS 404
TV and Cultivation Theory
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits.Selecting, blocking and arranging visual and audio elements of non-fictional TV production. Projects are produced during the semester. PREREQ: FTS 316 or FTS 352.
FTS 409 Advanced Screenwriting
3 hours, 3 credits.Completion of one full-length screenplay or two shorter films with screenplays, analysis of one's own and others' written work, experimentation with new genres and technologies, and work with a director to shoot one's own screenplay. PREREQ: FTS 309.
FTS 420
Cinema Aethestics and Criticism
3 hours, 3 credits.Study of the art of cinema through viewing and analysis, both in and out of class, of the works of selected film artists. Supplementary readings in the works of film critics and theorists will be assigned. PREREQ: FTS 212 or FTS 213.
FTS 421
Film Directing
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits.Theory and practice of controlling and integrating elements of film production. Projects are produced during the semester. PREREQ: FTS 316 and department permission.

FTS 4810
Independent Project in Film and TV Studies
4 hours, 3 credits. Individual capstone project under the direction of a faculty member. Projects may include narrative film, TV film, documentary, full length screenplay or a thesis. PREREQ: department permission.

Multimedia Studies

MMS 200
Oral Communicaton
Principles of effective verbal and nonverbal communication as applied to personal and professional settings whether in person or through the mass media of digital technologies.
MMS 211
Introduction to Multilingual Media

Introduction to print and electronic multilingual media in the United States. Focus on the growth and diversity of ethnic media, the role they play in the lives of those who use them, and how they compare to mainstream media.
MMS 214
Foundations of Media

History and evolution of the technology, structure, and regulatory philosophies of broadcast and newspaper journalism. Programming and policies in radio, broadcast television, cable television, and web-based digital content.
MMS 216
Latin-American Cinema
An overview of film in Latin America from the silent period to the present.
MMS 217
Journalism in the Movies
Journalism as an industry, a business, and a career through the movies. Historical and contemporary aspects of news media, as depicted in major films about the journalistic profession.
MMS 220
Introduction to Public Relations
History and processes of public relations practice in the U.S. and in later international media. Basic elements of public relations: communications with the media targeting significant populations; theories, strategies, and tools of communication and influence; and public relations in crisis situations.
MMS 222
New Media

Evolution of new communication technologies. Introduction to blogging and other social networking tools used by journalists.

MMS 223
Digital Marketing Strategies

Theoretical and strategic perspectives on how new media technologies have fundamentally transformed marketing. The shift from one-way to two-way communication, and the online techniques, viral campaigns, social media, search engine optimization, web analytics¿used to manage consumer interactions.
MMS 230
Italian Cinema
A study of major Italian film makers: their themes, styles, and social significance, through the showing and discussion of selected, outstanding films (with English subtitles). Complementary readings of selected works of Italian literature (in English translation).
MMS 234
Introduction to French Cinema
A study of major French film makers; their themes, styles, and aesthetic commitments through the showing and discussion of selected outstanding films (with English subtitles). Complementary reading of selected works of French literature (in English translation) that have significantly influenced the aesthetics and evolution of French films.
MMS 244
Communication in Society
Role of media in the formation of identity, political opinion, subjectivity (racial, gender and sexual), celebrity, and ethics. Distinctions between interpersonal and mediated communication.
MMS 250
Topics in Asian Cinema
Narrative films from different Asian nations and cultures. Emphasis on traditional artistic influences, cinematic constructs of national identity, historical context, culture, genres, and its relationship with global cinema.
MMS 300
Corporate Communication
Elements of communication in the current corporate environment, including public, community, employee, and government relations. Prerequisite: MMS 220.
MMS 301
Perception, Language, and Communication
Analysis of how the perception process and personal language meanings are informed by beliefs, emotions, attitudes and values. PREREQ: MMS 200 or LNG 160 (SPV 246).
MMS 304
Interpersonal and Small Group Communication
Principles and methods of oral communication in small group deliberation. Practice in participation and leadership in problem-solving groups. PREREQ: MMS
MMS 305
Persuasion
The direct and indirect influence of mass media (advertising, television, the web, and social networks) on thoughts, attitudes, and behavior. Principles of persuasion such as attraction, authority, celebrity, social influence, and their uses and misuses in society.
MMS 307
Media industries
Contemporary media industries, including print, broadcast, and new media. Particular attention to the economic and social conditions influencing industrial configurations and outputs, and vice versa.
MMS 308
Media Industries
Evolution of the media industry as practiced by media technologists, theorists, artists, authors, and programmers. Topics include interactivity, virtuality, censorship, net neutrality, and emerging publishing platforms. Prerequisite: MMS 307.
MMS 311
Freedom of Speech
Survey of the foundations and contemporary applications of the right to communicate and limitations on that right. Pertinent works from Milton to Emerson, and First Amendment decisions of the Supreme Court are examined.
MMS 321
African Americans in Cinema
Visual images of African Americans in films, shorts, cartoons, and documentaries.
MMS 322
Ethnic TV
Various forms and genres of video production and ethnic programming either generated within the U.S or imported from other countries. Prerequisite: MMS 219.

MMS 333
Public Relations and Marketing
Mastering the appropriate formats needed to write the releases, reports, and advertising media generated by for-profit and non-profit organizations. PREREQ: Departmental permission.

MMS 335
Media Relations
Media relations as an industry, business, and career, focusing on how news is created and disseminated and on what role public relations plays in the American media. Creation of professional press releases and promotion of newsworthy stories across print, broadcast, and multimedia outlets.

MMS 347
Advertising
Media relations as an industry, business, and career, focusing on how news is created and disseminated and on what role public relations plays in the American media. Creation of professional press releases and promotion of newsworthy stories across print, broadcast, and multimedia outlets.
MMS 352
Topics in Multimedia Studies
Topics vary from semester to semester.
MMS 353
Latino Media
The production, representations, and cultural meanings of Latino media in the U.S., including television, radio, film, advertising, newspapers, and magazines. PREREQ: Completion of 45 credits or Departmental permission
MMS 359
The Thought Persuaders
The sensory and cognitive influence of popular culture, the entertainment industry, fashion, style, popular culture, graphics, and fads on media consumers.
MMS 366
Technology and Communications
Influence and impact of advances in technology on interpersonal and mass communications. Historical development of language and writing from the printing press to the internet and beyond. Prerequisite: MMS 244.
MMS 370
Internship I
Individual field experience with various media, public relations, publishing, advertising, and marketing firms. The course will include a one-hour weekly meeting with the Program Director and other internship students. A final report is required. PREREQ: Departmental permission.
MMS 470
Internship II
Individual field experience with various media, coordinated by the Program Director. The course will include working 8 hours a week with a chosen media outlet, plus one-hour weekly seminar meetings with the Director and other internship students. A journal and a final research paper will be required. PREREQ: 18 credits in the major and Departmental permission.
MMS 489
Research Project in Multimedia
Individual research and reading under the direction of a faculty member of the Department. An honors essay or presentation in Multimedia Studies is required. PREREQ: Permission from the chair.

Theatre

THE 200
Theatre Workshop: Acting/Directing
Practical application of principles and theories of theatre arts performance through participation in Department theatre productions. Includes: acting, directing, and assistant directing
THE 208
Acting I
Study and practice of the fundamentals of acting.
THE 220
Movement for Actors and Dancers
Techniques in movement, mime, and style. Exploration from the traditional to the experimental.
THE 230
Somantics I
The study and experience of anatomical and kinetic principles through the lens of different somatic techniques such as yoga, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais Technique and Body Mind Centering.
THE 235
Stagecraft
Stagecraft as a foundation for theatre production, including a survey of theatre architecture and machinery. Experience in scenic construction, lighting methodology and costuming techniques. Introduction to maintenance, shop organization, purchasing and budgeting. Participation in department productions as assigned.
THE 238
African-American Theatre
African American performance from the slave narrative and minstrelsy to the adoption of contemporary dramatic forms.

THE 241
Art of the Theatre
Examination of the nature of live theatre: its forms, practices, and purposes, and its relevance to society.
THE 300
Advanced Theatre Workshop
Analysis and application of principles and theories of theatre arts through extensive participation in a theatre production. Study of the theatrical work being performed, together with other works from the author's canon. Advanced analysis and interpretation applied to such activities as management (house, stage, props, publicity), design and construction (lighting, scenery, costumes, makeup), and performance (acting, directing, assistant directing).

THE 308
Playwriting
The theory and practice of writing the one-act play.
THE 311
Play Analysis
Fundamental principles of dramatic structure applied to selected plays from the viewpoint of theatre artists.
THE 326
History of the Theatre I
History of the theatre and drama to the seventeenth century. PREREQ: THE 211 or Departmental permission.
THE 327
History of the Theatre II
History of the theatre and drama from the seventeenth century to the present. PREREQ: THE 211 or Departmental permission.
THE 331
Acting II
Continued study and practice of the principles of acting, with emphasis on characterization and scene work.
THE 344
Voice and Speech for the Actor
Permission of the Director of Theatre, and/or Permission of the Director of Multilingual Journalism and Mass Communication.
THE 470
Advance Theatre Internship

Supervised work in a theatrical institution to develop skills in production, casting, rehearsals, costuming, design.

Dance

DNC 100
Dance Workout I
2 hours, 1 credit. A fundamental skills program that integrates general fitness activities with a selection of modern dancercise, aerobic, and toning techniques.
DNC 101
Dance Workout I
2 hours, 1 credit.
DNC 105
Modern Dance Fundamentals I
2 hours, 1 credit. (Closed to DNC majors.) Elementary movement experiences and beginning modern dance. Leotards and tights recommended.
DNC 105
Modern Dance Fundamentals I
2 hours, 1 credit. (Closed to DNC majors.) Elementary movement experiences and beginning modern dance. Leotards and tights recommended.
DNC 201
Ballet Principles I
3 hours, 2 credits (may be repeated for up to 4 credits). The study and analysis of fundamental techniques of barre, adagio and petite allegro.
DNC 202
Ballet Principles II
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Techniques in movement, mime, and style. Exploration from the traditional to the experimental.
DNC 211
Modern Dance Principles
Study of basic principles of alignment, movement and elementary techniques in modern dance.
DNC (THE) 220
Movement for Actors and Dancers
Techniques in movement, mime, and style. Exploration from the traditional to the experimental.
DNC 221
Jazz and Contemporary American Dance Forms
4 hours, 3 credits (may be repeated for up to 6 credits). Study of beginning jazz and contemporary American dance forms such as hip hop and tap.
DNC 227
Theory and Practice of Dance in Education
2 hours, 1 credit. Experimentation with the techniques of folk, ethnic, and contemporary forms, and analysis of their role in education. PREREQ: DNC 166 and either DNC 101 or 201; or Departmental permission.
DNC 230
Somantics I
3 hours (1, lecture; 2, lab), 2 credits. The study and experience of anatomical and kinetic principles through the lens of different somatic techniques such as yoga, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais Technique and Body Mind Centering.
DNC 235
Dance Perspectives
3 hours, 3 credits. The place of dance in cultural history. The role of the choreographer as entertainer, moralist, dramatist, abstractionist, and politician. Students will attend performances and participate in occasional movement exercises related to topics of study.
DNC 249
Rhythmic Analysis of Movement
2 hours, 1 credit. (Required of DNC majors. Open to students interested in therapy, recreation, and kindergarten and early childhood education.) Survey course in basic rhythmic movements with relation to the musical fundamentals. Use of percussion.
DNC 303
Ballet Principles III
3 hours, 2 credits (may be repeated for up to 4 credits). Advanced techniques of barre, adagio, and petite allegro. PREREQ: Either DNC 202 or Departmental permission.
DNC 304
Technique Workshop: Ballet
3 hours, 1 credit (may be repeated for up to 2 credits). Continued study of ballet principles introduced in DNC 303. PREREQ: DNC 303.
DNC 309
Advanced Dance Workshop
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. Analysis and application of principles and theories of dance through extensive participation in a Department-sponsored production. Advanced analysis and interpretation applied to such activities as performance, management, design, and construction. PREREQ: DNC 209 or permission of the instructor and Department.
DNC 311
Intermediate Modern Dance
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits (may be repeated for up to 6 credits). The study and analysis of the intermediate techniques of modern dance. PREREQ: DNC 211 or 212, or Departmental permission.
DNC 316
Educational and Recreational Programs in Dance
3 hours, 2 credits. PREREQ: DNC 101 or Departmental permission.
DNC 3210
Advanced Jazz and Contemporary American Dance Forms.
4 hours, 3 credits (may be repeated for up to 6 credits). Study of advanced jazz and contemporary American dance forms such as hip hop and tap.
DNC (THE) 330
Somatics II.
3 hours (1, lecture; 2, lab), 2 credits. Advanced study of anatomical and kinetic principles through the lens of different somatic techniques, such as yoga, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais Technique, and Body Mind Centering. PREREQ: DNC (THE) 230, or DNC 211, or THE 208, or Departmental permission.
DNC 345
Choreography and Improvisation.
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. The development of the creative process by means of improvisation and a variety of choreographic projects from the traditional to the experimental. PREREQ: DNC 211, DNC 235, or Departmental permission.
DNC 350
Workshop in Music and Movement.
3 hours, 2 credits (maximum 4 credits). (Limited to qualified REC, MUS, and THE majors.) A survey of the rhythmic bases of movement; the study of dance accompaniment; the analysis of traditional and contemporary sources of sound and music applicable in class and in choreographic and theatre arts situations. PREREQ: DNC 249 or Departmental permission.
DNC 351
Workshop in Music and Movement.
4 hours, 3 credits (may be repeated for up to 6 credits when topic changes)Advanced theory and technique with extended sequences and excerpts from the repertory of professional choreographers. Guest artists and choreographers will attend, and differing stylistic sequences from several repertories will be analyzed and performed. Members of the Lehman College Student Apprentice Dance Theatre Company will be selected from this course. PREREQ: One dance class and Departmental permission.
DNC 352
World Dance
Study and analysis of dance forms not covered under the umbrella of modern dance or ballet, such as Balinese, Indian, African-American, African, and/or jazz works as theatre art forms. Sequences from the different dance styles are studied and performed.
DNC 353
Performance Group: Modern
3 hours, 1 credit. Advanced theory and technique with extended sequences from the repertory of professional choreographers of the past and present. Specifically intended for members of the student performing companies. PREREQ: Departmental permission and audition.
DNC 354
Performance Group: Ballet
3 hours, 1 credit. Advanced theory and technique with extended sequences from the repertory of professional choreographers of the past and present. Specifically intended for members of the student performing companies. PREREQ: Departmental permission and audition.
DNC 355
Performance Group: Ethnic
3 hours, 1 credit. (Any combination of the above courses may be taken for a maximum of 4 credits.) Advanced theory and technique with extended sequences from the repertory of professional choreographers of the past and present. Specifically intended for members of the student performing companies. PREREQ: Departmental permission and audition.
DNC 360
Selected Topics in Dance
3 hours, 3 credits (maximum 6 credits). Consideration of recent developments in dance. PREREQ: Six credits in program area or permission of program coordinator.
DNC 362
Technique Workshop: World
4 hours, 1 credit. Continued study of principles introduced in DNC 352.
DNC 405
Seminar and Practicum in Skills and Performance
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. This course is designed to prepare advanced students for a comprehensive practicum in technique and composition. PREREQ: DNC 311, or DNC 345, or Departmental permission.
DNC 411
Advanced Modern Dance
4 hours (2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits (may be repeated for up to 6 credits). Advanced theory and technique, with emphasis on choreographic style. PREREQ: DNC 311 or Departmental permission.
DNC 412
Technique Workshop: Modern
4 hours, 1 credit (may be repeated for up to 2 credits) Continued study of modern dance principles introduced in DNC 411. Specifically intended for dance majors. PREREQ: DNC 411.
DNC 420
History and Applied Principles of Contemporary Dance
3 hours, 3 credits. Study of the philosophical and historical principles of twentieth- and twenty-first-century dance, with use of applied techniques and compositional studies. PREREQ: Satisfactory completion of 60 college credits or DNC 235.
DNC 4210
Technique Workshop: Advanced Jazz and Contemporary American Dance Forms
4 hours, 1 credit (may be repeated for up to 2 credits). Continued study of principles introduced in DNC 3210. PREREQ: DNC 3210.
DNC 445
Advanced Student Performance Workshop
2 hours (1, lecture; 1, lab), 1 credit (may be repeated for up to 3 credits). Practical application of principles and theories of dance through participation in a Department-sponsored dance concert. Dance faculty will supervise students on the creation of new work. Writing, communication, and technical skills necessary to dance artists will be stressed. PREREQ: DNC 345 or Departmental permission.
DNC 450
Choreographic Workshop I
One semester, 1 credit (maximum 2 credits). (Limited to qualified DNC, ART, MUS, and THE majors.) Individual choreographic assignments, under faculty guidance. PREREQ: Either DNC 345 or Departmental permission.
DNC 451
Choreographic Workshop II
3 hours, 2 credits. (Specifically designed for graduating dance majors.) Special choreographic assignments, research, production, and/or performance under faculty guidance. PREREQ: DNC 345 and Departmental permission.
DNC 452
Student Repertory Workshop
6 hours, 3 credits (maximum 6 credits). Student repertory in performance. This course is designed to analyze and incorporate combined elements of advanced theatrical production and performance: (1) staging works for the proscenium theatre, theatre in the round, and varied environments; (2) analyzing the use of film, slides, props, costumes, collages, and various multimedia elements in production; and (3) studying the elements and techniques of performance. PREREQ: Either DNC 267 and 451 and THE 234 or Departmental permission.
DNC 485
Honors
One semester, 3 credits (maximum 6 credits). Individual study, under faculty guidance, leading to completion of either an honors essay or a production book in the case of creative performance. PREREQ: DNC Director's permission.
DNC 493
Special Projects
One semester, 2 credits (maximum 4 credits). Special problems, research, and production and/or performance under faculty guidance. PREREQ: Departmental permission.
DNC (THE) 4950
Multimedia Performing Arts Project
4 hours, 1 credit (may be repeated for up to 2 credits). Multimedia capstone project in performing arts. PREREQ: Department Permission.

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