Dance Studies

Professional Dance Certificate Program 

Certificate Level: Undergraduate
Admission Requirements: High school diploma or GED equivalency
Certificate Type: Certificate
Number of Credits of Completion: 18.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Maximum Time Frame: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 50.0301
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 27-2031

About the Program

The certificate in dance studies is a one-year option for any qualified professional dancer to assess whether they have the interest and aptitude for entering an undergraduate dance program. The certificate program has no entrance requirement beyond possession of a high school diploma or GED equivalency. All credits earned in the certificate of study in dance will be transferable into the part-time or full-time BS in Dance.

Program Requirements

General Requirements
DANC 100Survey of Dance Studies3.0
DANC 115Introduction to Dance3.0
DANC 116Dance and Fitness3.0
DANC 135Rhythmic Study for Dance3.0
DANC 215Dance Appreciation3.0
DANC 216Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis3.0
Total Credits18.0

Sample Plan of Study 

First Year (Part-Time)
DANC 1003.0DANC 1153.0DANC 2153.0
DANC 1163.0DANC 1353.0DANC 2163.0
 6 6 6
Total Credits 18
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