The dance minor in history and theory focuses on the growing field of dance studies that use a theoretical perspective, based in dance and other movement practices as a means of analyzing dance within larger cultural contexts. This dance minor integrates theory and practice as a means of heightening a scholarly inquiry. This concentrated study helps prepare for employment or graduate study with a specialized dance emphasis in arts administration, dance ethnology, and dance in film or video.
To become a dance minor in history and theory you must have a sophomore standing, a 3.0 GPA in your major discipline or field, and come to the School of Dance to meet with an advisor. No audition is required.
The minor in dance theory and history requires 30 credits.
Dance Technique Modern, Ballet, Jazz, or African at the 200 level or above Credit Hours: 6