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Dance is a degree category that consists of the following common degrees:

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    Dance

    Degrees in dance prepare dancers to work in various aspects of the dance world, from performance to choreography to teaching. Degree programs may focus on a specific genre – like ballet, jazz, contemporary, dramatic, or folk – or they may take a more general approach. Programs exist at the associate, bachelor’s, and master’s levels.

    At the undergraduate level, the core curriculum generally covers these subjects:

    • Dance History
    • Dance Style or Styles
    • Basics of Choreography
    • Rhythm
    • Dance Kinesiology – the science of human movement as it relates to dance
    • Dance Improvisation
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