Classes for Non-Majors

Michael Deeb Weaver offers a dance class, students stand in the background of the studio as a dance leaps across the center of the dance space.

The Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to offered multiple classes each semester in Dance and Theatre subject areas for non-major students. In addition, many of our courses qualify toward Global and Thematic Pathway credits. 

PATHWAYS CLASSES

Pathways courses should be selected in consultation with your Major Advisor. For details, visit: Pathways - UB Curriculum - University at Buffalo

Class Title

DAC 104: Appreciating Dance

DAC 432: Kines/ANA for Dancers

TH 101LEC: Intro to Theatre

TH 106LEC: Intro to Technical Theatre

TH 220LEC: Performing America

TH 240LEC: Intro to Stage Combat

TH 325SEM: Performance & the Critic

TH 390LEC: Design Resources

Term Typically Offered

Fall/Spring

Spring

Fall/Spring

Fall/Spring
 

Spring

Spring


Varies


Spring

Pathway

Thematic - Health, Humanity

Global - Global Reflections or Thematic - Health, Humanity, Justice

Thematic - Humanity

Thematic - Enviroment, Humanity
 

Thematic - Humanity, Justice

Thematic - Health, Humanity, Justice


Global - Global Reflectsions, International Experience


Thematic - Humanity

OPEN CLASSES

Open classes vary by semester based on instructor availability, however, they are typically identified by an "OPEN" section title. Please note that classes with two letter section codes, such as "GN" or "JF" or with the "MAJ" or "MTR" code are typically for majors only.  The following classes have been offered with "OPEN" sections for non-majors and minor students in recent semesters.

Class Title

TH 108LEC: Basic Acting I

TH 109LEC: Basic Acting II

DAC 119LEC: World Dance I

DAC 116LEC: Ballet Technique 1

DAC 126LEC: Ballet Technique 2

DAC 128LEC: Jazz Dance Technique 2

DAC 201: Modern Dance 1

DAC 210LEC: Tap Dance 1

DAC 213LEC: Ballet 1

DAC 214LEC: Ballet 2

DAC 263LEC: Jazz Dance 1

Term Typically Offered

Fall/Spring

Fall/Spring

Spring

Fall

Spring

Spring

Fall

Fall/Spring

Fall

Spring

Fall

Section

OPEN, THBA or TBD

OPEN, THBA or TBD

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

 

Contact:

  • Headshot of Adriana Maria Pera.

    Phone: 716-645-6883

    Assistant Director of Academic Advisement
    Senior Academic Advisor
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Majors/Programs: Dance, French BA, Italian BA, Music, Music Theatre, Spanish BA, Theatre Performance, Theatre Design and Technology