Apr 15, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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DANC 2700 - History, Traditions and Languages of Dance

Art of dance from broad point of view, involving dance viewing, literature, and participation. Deals with aesthetic, physiological, social, and cultural aspects.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: TAG Course: OAH057 History of Dance
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:  

  • Acquire a deeper sense of their own place in the dance community through greater understanding of the legacies, histories, and traditions of dance.
  • Compare and contrast different dance genres and traditions.
  • Describe and analyze dances in terms of space, time, and energy.
  • Discuss and write about dance as an art form, as culture, and as an academic discipline.
  • Identify some of the most influential choreographers, works, and artistic movements of 20th and 21st century dance.
  • Identify the aesthetic conventions of different historical periods and place dances in relevant social and cultural contexts.
  • Write about dance from aesthetic, cultural and historical perspectives.

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