Minor code OR5154
College of Fine Arts
School of Dance, Film, and Theater
Putnam Hall 137
Athens, OH 45701
Travis Gatling, contact person, firstname.lastname@example.org
The dance minor in choreography and performance is designed for individuals majoring in other fields who wish, in the course of their college experience, to gain an understanding of the art of dance. This program may be applied toward the dance major sequence.
In addition to University admissions requirements students must apply and audition for admission to the Dance program. The first semester of work in the Dance minor is probationary.
Change of Program Policy
Upon admission to the Dance - Performance and Choreography minor, appropriate forms must be completed by the student in the Dance office or College of Fine Arts office.
External Transfer Admission
No requirements beyond University admission requirements and requirements stated above.
Opportunities Upon Graduation
This minor enhances students’ kinesthetic knowledge and performance presence, which can be applied in any career that requires physical skill and confidence. Through courses in dance composition, dance production, and dance history/cultural studies, the Dance Performance and Choreography minor also emphasizes the creative process, knowledge of how to produce a stage concert, and how to understand dance in socio-cultural and historical contexts. Our graduates have applied these skills and concepts in fields as diverse as education, publishing, journalism, anthropology, communication, social work, physical therapy, acting, broadcasting, and many more.