Jul 23, 2024  
2024-2025 University Catalog 
2024-2025 University Catalog

Dance Minor

Location(s): West Lafayette

Requirements for the Minor (18 credits)

A. Core Courses (4 credits)

Select 2 of the 3 courses below for a minimum of 4 total credits.

C. Choreography (3 credits)

Select 1-2 courses; total credits must equal minimum of 3.

D. Modern Dance Technique (4 credits)

Select two.

E. Dance Technique courses (4 credits)

Select two. Total credits must equal minimum of 4 credits.


  • 50% of credits for CLA minors must come from Purdue University.
  • Once a student declares a Minor in Dance, it is strongly recommended that the student continues to enroll in a modern DANC technique course each semester.
  • * DANC 24500  - (corequisite in any DANC technique class required, by audition only)

College of Liberal Arts Pass/No Pass Option Policy

  • P/NP cannot be used to satisfy Liberal Arts Core, Liberal Arts major, minor, or certificate requirements.


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Pre-Requisite Information

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