Sep 17, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

African Culture through Music and Dance Certificate


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African Culture through Music and Dance Certificate - CTAFMG

 

African Studies, Center for International Studies
Yamada International House
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701
740.593.1832
african.studies@ohio.edu

Delivery Mode: Athens Campus

Terms of Entry: Fall, Spring

Enrollment Eligibility: Current degree-seeking student

Certificate Overview

There is a growing interest and focus on African Studies at Ohio University and across the United States. The Certificate in African Culture through Music and Dance is a specialized program in African Studies for graduate students who are majoring in African Studies, music and dance, anthropology and other majors. Students seeking the Certificate must complete 20 semester credit hours and maintain a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses. Some courses will be available through the highly encouraged OU Summer study abroad program “African Culture through the Arts.” 

Opportunities upon Completion

The program seeks to expand students’ cross cultural awareness especially African cultural attitudes towards the performing and visual arts. Music graduates will be better equipped for emerging multicultural classrooms. Dance students are provided with new dance structures and movements for their creative works. Other majors are provided with in-depth knowledge of African cultures through music and dance. Completion of relevant courses and participation in the OU African Ensembles and African Culture through the Arts Education Abroad Program in Ghana will provide undergraduate and graduate students with a multicultural foundation, enhanced by personal experiences in African cultures through arts. 

Further Information

Link to Program: https://www.ohio.edu/cis/african/certificate/music-dance

Admission Requirements

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Completion Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 20 hours from the courses detailed below.

Core 1 Requirements


Students should complete a minimum of three (3) credit hours of core 1.

Core 2 Requirements


Students should complete a minimum of three (3) credit hours from core 2.

African Ensemble Requirements


Students should complete a minimum of two (2) credit hours of courses designated to Ohio University African Ensembles.

Independent Study/Study abroad Requirements


Students should complete a minimum of four (4) credit hours of independent study or study abroad programs. For study abroad programs see summer course offerings through the office of education abroad.

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