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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Dance: Somatic Studies Minor

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Minor code ORDNCS

The dance minor in somatic studies considers the bodily kinesthetic knowledge that dancers develop in the course of their study of movement. Students perform physical activities and analyze movement practices from a variety of somatic theory perspectives and learn through both theory and practice. Study in this minor augments degree work in psychology, pre-physical therapy, exercise physiology, recreational therapy, and physical education. Concentrated study in the somatic studies minor helps prepare for employment or graduate study in dance therapy, clinical psychology, physical therapy, dance kinesiology, and recreational therapy. To become a dance minor in somatic studies you must have sophomore standing, a 3.0 GPA in your major discipline or field of study, and come to the School of Dance to meet with an advisor. No audition is required.

Program Requirements

The minor in dance somatic studies requires 30 credits.

  • Dance Technique- Modern, Ballet, Jazz or African at the 200 level or above Credit Hours: 6

One course for one credit hour from the following:

Total Credit Hours: 30

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