Oct 28, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22

Dance: History and Theory Minor


Minor code ORDNCH

College of Fine Arts  
School of Dance  
Putnam Hall 137
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1828
Fax: 740.593.0749

Tresa Randall, contact person
randall@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The dance history and theory minor focuses on the growing field of dance studies that uses a dance-based theoretical perspective and other movement practices to analyze within larger cultural contexts. This minor integrates theory and practice as a means of heightening scholarly inquiry.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

To become a minor in dance history and theory you must have sophomore standing, a 3.0 GPA in your major discipline or field of study and meet with an academic advisor in the School of Dance. No audition is required.

Change of Program Policy

Admission to the Minor in Dance History and Theory is by application. To apply, students should fill out the online form “College of Fine Arts Application for Update of Academic Program”: https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25DjACpmC4WKV7v

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements and requirements stated above.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

This concentrated study helps prepare students with a specialized dance emphasis for employment or graduate study in dance studies, arts administration, dance ethnology, journalism or criticism, and dance in film or video.

Requirements

Minor Hours Requirement


The dance: history and theory minor requires a minimum of 21 hours.

Studio Dance Technique


Complete at least 3 credit hours in studio dance technique courses at the 2000-level or above. Prerequisite courses must be met and are not part of the minor.

Dance History and Theory Studies


Complete the following courses: