College of Fine Arts and Communication

Department of Dance

Courses for Non-Dance Majors

The Department of Dance offers a variety of courses for non-majors in the regular academic year, minimester, and summer sessions. Courses offered might include Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Aerial and more. We also offer Dance Repertory, TSEM, Lecture, and online classes. Some courses fulfill CORE requirements. Check the official course schedule for details.

Fall 2015


Course DANC Day Time Type CORE
Aerial Dance 104.001 MWF 9:00-9:50am Studio  
Movement Skills for Men 105.001 TR 2:00-3:15pm Studio 5
Movement Skills for Men 105.002 TR 3:30-4:45pm Studio 5
Ballet for Non-Majors 124.001 TR


Intro to Dance: American 127.001   ONLINE Lecture 11
Modern for Non-Majors 128.001 MW 12:00-1:15pm Studio  
Modern for Non-Majors 128.002 MW 3:30-4:45pm    
The Gender Dance 210.001 TR 3:30-4:45pm Lecture 13
Composition 1 235.001 TR 2:00-3:15pm Studio 4
Responding to Dance 321.001 TR 3:30-4:45pm Lecture 9
Modern Rep: Men 383.001 MW 3:30-4:45pm Studio  
Modern Rep: Aerial 383.002 MWF 10:00-10:50am Studio  
Modern Repertory 383.003 TR 12:30-1:45pm Studio  
ST: Yoga 370.001 MWF 8:00-8:50am Studio  
ST: Pilates 370.002 MWF 8:00-8:50am Studio  
ST: Musical Theater 370.003 TR 2:00-3:15pm Studio / Lec  
ST: African Dance 370.104 TR 5:00-6:30pm Studio  
ST: African Dance 370.105 TR 5:00-6:30pm Studio  
ST: Conditioning to Start Your Day 370.006 TR 8:00-9:15am Studio  
Modern Rep 383.001 TR 11:00am-12:15pm Studio  
Ballet Pointe Rep 384.001 MW 12:0m-1:15pm Studio  
* Dance Company 481 M-R 11:00-11:50am Studio  
TSEM: Body Image
Through History
102.032 F 2:00-4:45pm Seminar 1
TSEM: Body Image
Through History
102.033 F 2:00-4:45pm Seminar 1
TSEM: Colonialism in Dance 102.035 MW 3:30-4:45pm Seminar 1


  • Towson University does not offer a Dance Minor.
  • Some courses require prerequisites or consent of the instructor or department.
  • Contact the Dance Department for information about special permission for upper
    level cour
  • To join a repertory course you must also be registered for a dance technique class.
* Dance Company ~ Course DANC 481

Dance Company is a course open to all Towson Students with an audition. Dance Company auditions take place the first week of classes each semester in the fall and spring. Dance majors and non-dance majors exhibiting proficient ballet and modern dance training are invited to participate.

Auditioning students must be registered for a ballet or modern dance technique class at Towson University. Students passing the Company audition will be required to register for the Dance Company course, DANC 481. Learn more about Dance Company.


Department of Dance
Center for the Arts, Room 1002
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2760
Fax: 410-704-3752



Towson University Community Dance offers non-credit adult dance classes to Towson students and members of our community.

Adult dance classes are offered on a drop-in basis with no registration required to attend. Learn More



Towson Dance Team and Pom Squad are extracurricular groups that students may audition for.

Towson Dance Team

Towson Pom Squad





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