Dance Education with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship, BS

This program is offered by the Physical Education & Human Performance Department

Program Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Proficient level of skill and dance technique
  2. Students will identify and apply choreographic principles, processes, and structures
  3. The ability to plan developmentally appropriate dance education lessons
  4. The ability to plan developmentally appropriate units of instruction in dance education
  5. The ability to implement developmentally appropriate units of instruction in dance education
  6. The ability to effectively market and manage a successful business