The Dance micro-credential is designed for those seeking to expand their skills in performance for personal growth and employment advancement.

Combining intensive classroom study and performance, the program is dedicated to developing a dancer who can cope with the demands of the concert stage and work with a range of styles – from ballet to modern to jazz.

  • Master the physical discipline and time investment necessary to carry out professional concerts;
  • Choreograph independently to create own dances;
  • Work collaboratively with artistic and production staff;
  • Create successful auditions by preparing materials and exhibiting professional conduct.

Successful completion of credits from this Certificate of Achievement can be applied toward the Dance degree programs.

Admission to the program requires readiness for college-level English and Math and approval from the program coordinator. Students may receive credit for previous training in a skills area by applying for credit by examination, credit by experience, and/or transfer credit as evaluated and approved by the program coordinator.

Dance A.A. degree program
Dance A.F.A. degree program

2023-2024 Academic Year
 earlier / Archive
CIP 500101
Credit-bearing certificate programs can serve as gateways to earning an associate degree. Students are encouraged to consult the program coordinator, an academic advisor or Success Coach to explore such opportunities.
Code Course (lecture/lab hours) Credits
DAN 101 Introduction to Dance and Culture (3/0)
  • Consult program coordinator concerning ENG 101 prerequisite.
DAN 112 Ballet II (1/2) 2
DAN 116 Studio Dance Technique I (0/6) 3
DAN 113 Modern Dance II (1/2) 2
DAN 117 Studio Dance Technique II (0/6) 3
DAN 120 Choreography I (2/2) 3