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Ohio University Majors

Dance: History and Theory Minor


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

Upon admission to the minor in dance history and theory appropriate forms must be completed by the student in the School of Dance office or the College of Fine Arts office.

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.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Code: ORDNCH

Contact

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

Administrative Contact

Tresa Randall, contact person, randall@ohio.edu

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