The B.A. in dance consists of broad-based education and training in dance, providing students the flexibility to explore all aspects of the performing arts. The degree combines theoretical and analytical approaches to understanding dance and has an emphasis on experiential and academic training. Students graduate with the background to pursue a career in the professional dance world or go on to graduate studies.
This program allows students to combine dance training with another discipline or area of study to prepare them for careers not specifically in the dance profession. For example, students may combine the B.A. in dance with a minor in fine arts entrepreneurship to prepare for careers in administrative and management fields. Another possibility is to double major in film/television production.
For those interested in graduate school, this degree prepares students to work toward degrees at the master’s and doctoral levels.