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Dancers create a human ring in a therapy environment Dancers make a human ring in a therapy environment

A cognate is a group of at least three courses, for at least a nine-credit hour combination of thematically related classes.  A minimum of one cognate is required for graduation. Dance classes are featured in these cognates.

Creative Arts in Therapy: Integrating Music and Dance into Counseling and Healthcare

The Creative Arts in Therapy Cognate is for students who wish to gain an understanding of how dance therapy and music therapy are applied in counseling and medical settings. This cognate lists courses from dance therapy, music therapy, psychology and educational psychology and fulfills a cognate in Arts & Humanities.

Arts in Education: Contextual Connection

Arts in Education cognate is for students who want to gain an understanding of the arts and their importance in the educational process. This cognate lists courses from dance, music, art, and teaching and learning.

A Quick Look at Dance Classes Featured in Cognates

Course

Description

Cognate Listing


DAN 190


Improvisation


Creative Arts in Therapy: Integrating Music and Dance into Counseling and Healthcare


DAN 240


Cultural Dance Forms


Arts in Education: Contextual Connections

and

Diversity in the World’s Cultures and Thought


DAN 250


World History of the Dance


Diversity in the World’s Cultures and Thought

and

Western Civilization: Historical Approaches


DAN 285


Creative Dance for Children


Arts in Education: Contextual Connections


DAN 286


Teaching Dance to Children


Arts in Education: Contextual Connections


DAN 290


Introduction to Dance Therapy


Creative Arts in Therapy: Integrating Music and Dance into Counseling and Healthcare

and

Arts in Education: Contextual Connections


DAN 291


Dance Therapy


Creative Arts in Therapy: Integrating Music and Dance into Counseling and Healthcare


DAN 550


Women in Theatrical Dance


Gender, Literature and the Fine Arts