Dance Minor

For information, please contact Ashley Goos at or the Department of Theatre, 119 Center for the Performing Arts, 513-529-3053.

The dance minor is offered through the Department of Theatre. The minor offers students the opportunity to pursue the specialized skills necessary to engage in the dance field. Students will complete courses in dance technique, dance as culture, and functional anatomy and integrate this learning through involvement with dance concerts and/or musical theatre productions. The minor is intended to provide curriculum and instruction in the area of dance as well as enhance current musical theatre and theatre curricula and programming.

Program Requirements

(18-19 credit hours)

Required courses
Complete all of the following courses:
KNH 244Functional Anatomy3
KNH 244LFunctional Anatomy Laboratory1
SLM/THE 110ABeginning Ballet 12
or THE 261 Intermediate Ballet
SLM 110GBeginning Modern Dance 12
or THE 262 Intermediate Modern Dance
THE 110BBeginning Jazz Dance 12
or THE 263 Intermediate Jazz Dance
THE 351Dance as Culture3
Complete at least one of the 200-level courses in dance technique:
Intermediate Ballet
Intermediate Modern Dance
Intermediate Jazz Dance
Select 5-6 hours of the following:5-6
Introduction to Arts Management
Integrated Wellness and Practices
Alexander Technique 1
Topics in Dance (maximum 4 hours)
Dance Practicum (maximum 1 hour)
Advanced Ballet
Advanced Modern Dance
Advanced Jazz Dance
Total Credit Hours18-19

 Courses offered credit/no-credit only.