Dance Education: Entrepreneurship, BA Curriculum

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.

Core Requirements

This 75-credit program consists of 41 credits in core lecture and skills classes, and 34 credits in the entrepreneurship dance specialization.


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. 


An additional 17 credits of specialization electives are required and selected in consultation with a faculty advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 120


Note:  For more information on admission to the professional program see the page linked here.


Admissions Contact

Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Pascal Rekoert
Assistant Professor, Dance Education Coordinator
Physical Education & Human Performance
Harrison J. Kaiser Hall