Students in the CCSU Dance Education Entrepreneurship program develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to pursue a business-based dance career. Graduates will be prepared to teach dance at the highest level and have the knowledge and skills to handle the marketing and managerial side of running a successful business. Students will show evidence of possessing a strong, well-rounded background in dance pedagogy, history, research, learning theory and practicum to become “highly qualified” as a Teaching Artist.
A minor is not required with this major.
This 75-credit program consists of 41 credits in core lecture and skills classes, and 34 credits in the entrepreneurship dance specialization.
Core Courses (41 credits)
Note: DAN 200 is taken twice for a total of 2 credits
Specialization in Entrepreneurship in Dance (34 credits)
Specialization includes 11 credits of required courses, plus 6 credits of business electives, and 17 credits of electives approved by a faculty advisor.
Note: DAN 200 is taken twice in the Core above and twice in this specialization for a total of 4 times.
Business Electives (6 credits)
Business electives must be chosen from the list.
An additional 17 credits of specialization electives are required and selected in consultation with a faculty advisor.
Required General Education courses
Total Credit Hours: 120
Note: For more information on admission to the professional program see the page linked here.