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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.

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
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Diversity in the World’s Cultures and Thought
DAN 250 World History of Dance Diversity in the World’s Cultures and Thought
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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
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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