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Undergraduate & Graduate Dates to Remember*

Fall Term 2010

August 20-22 MBA Orientation
August 25-29 Wolfpack Welcome
August 30 Classes begin
September 3 Add deadline
October 29 Last day to withdraw & last day
to apply for graduation
December 10 Last day of classes
December 11-17 Final Exams

Spring Term 2011

January 8 New Student Orientation; MBA Orientation
January 10 Classes begin
January 14 Add deadline
March 4 Last day to withdraw
May 4 Last day of classes for undergraduate students
May 5 Last day of classes for graduate students
May 6-12 Final Exams for day division
May 9-12 Final Exams for graduate and evening students
May 14 Commencement - all colleges

*College of Law dates on Law Bulletin

Music and Fine Arts

DANC M111 Basic Ballet I 2 crs.

This course introduces the beginner student to a study of the basic principles of classical ballet according to the Russian ballet technique developed by Agrippina Vaganova. The use of French terminology and the proper alignment of the body through basic exercises at the barre and in the center are covered. Creditable twice.

DANC M211 Basic Ballet II 2 crs.

This course is a continuation of Basic Ballet I. It is offered to students who have had an introduction to the art of dance. Classes are based on the basic principles of classical ballet according to the Russian ballet technique developed by Agrippina Vaganova. The use of French terminology and the proper alignment of the body through basic exercises at the barre and in the center are covered. Creditable twice.

Prerequisite: DANC M111 or permission of instructor.

DANC M311 Intermediate Ballet 2 crs.

This course is for students who have completed their basic ballet technique. Pointe work for the ladies (optional) and the basic forms of tour en l’air for the male dancer are introduced. Classes are based on the basic principles of classical ballet according to the Russian ballet technique developed by Agrippina Vaganova. Creditable twice.

Prerequisite: DANC M211 or permission of instructor.

DANC M411 Ballet Repertory 3 crs.

This course is for students who have an advanced level of ballet technique and who are interested in pursuing a minor in ballet. Classes are based on the basic principles of classical ballet according to the Russian ballet technique developed by Agrippina Vaganova. Students perform classical and character, jazz, or contemporary works in the Loyola Ballet Concert.

Prerequisite: DANC M311 or by audition.

This course has a lab fee associated with it for the purpose of supporting supplies specifically needed for the functioning of this particular course. Please check LORA for the amount of the lab fee.

DANC M499 Independent Study 3 crs.

Permission of instructor.

DANC V242 History of Dance 3 crs.

Common Curriculum: Humanities/Arts Modern

An overview of the history of ballet from the 15th century through the 20th century. The study of ballet company structures and description of how ballet technique is achieved, through extensive use of videos.