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:13
Beginning Jazz Dance 1
Intermediate Jazz Dance
Beginning Ballet 1
Intermediate Ballet
Beginning Modern Dance 1
Intermediate Modern Dance
Functional Anatomy
Functional Anatomy Laboratory
Dance as Culture
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
Physical Wellness for Artists
Alexander Technique 1
Topics in Dance (maximum 4 hours)
Dance Practicum (maximum 1 hour)
Introduction to Arts Management
Total Credit Hours18-19

 Courses offered credit/no-credit only.