Minor code ORDNCH
College of Fine Arts
Dance, School of
Putnam Hall 137
Athens, OH 45701
Tresa Randall, contact person
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.
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.