Dec 06, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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DANC 2700 - Languages of Dance


Introduction to dance analysis and dance studies, with emphasis on perceiving and understanding dance in cultural and historical contexts. Students explore dance aesthetics across a range of global examples and learn to describe and analyze dances with attention to both form and function.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Humanities: Arts
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 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:
  • Students will be able to employ principles, terminology, and methods of dance analysis.
  • Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and evaluate artistic dance works, both historical and contemporary.
  • Students will be able to explain relationships among cultural and historical contexts in the study of dance.
  • Students will be able to discuss and write about dance as an art form, as culture, and as an academic discipline.
  • Students will be able to identify some of the most influential choreographers, works, and artistic movements of 20th and 21st century dance.
  • Students will be able to identify the aesthetic conventions of different dance genres.
  • Students will be able to recognize and describe cultural differences in practices and ideas about dance in a selection of global examples.



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