Oct 16, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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DANC 4750 - Dance in Non-Western Expressive Cultures

Global dance forms: Study of dances in historical and cultural contexts, their functions in society and relationships to contemporary artistic expressions. Focus on topics from traditional and recent research in world dance.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 studio
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to identify and describe the history and evolution of selected African dance idioms and forms.
  • Students will be able to recognize basic musical concepts as they apply to these idioms and forms.
  • Students will be able to analyze and acquire varied descriptive movement language that reach across linguistic and geographical boundaries.
  • Students will be able to describe and explain the aesthetic and cultural literacy of African dance forms.

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