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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SMS 459
Title Senior Capstone in Dance
Credits 3.0
Distribution W


This writing-intensive course offers a culminating advanced research experience in the student's chosen topic within the dance field (dance history, theory and criticism, pedagogy, choreography and performance). Classes will consist of lecture and discussion about selected readings, video screenings and live performances that reflect current trends in dance. Assignments will include written papers and presentations examining this class material in the context of student's chosen topic. Through feedback from instructor and peers, students will revise and edit both written work and presentations throughout the semester. Final projects will consist of a research paper and a presentation/performance of research. Three lecture hours per week. Required of and open to Dance Concentration students only or permission of Department Chairperson.