Bachelor of Arts in Dance

The Kennesaw State University Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance is offered by the College of the Arts in Kennesaw, Georgia.  You can choose a dance concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Ballet
  • Modern Dance

The dance degree is a liberal arts degree and will provide you with a diverse and comprehensive curriculum.  The core curriculum will prepare you with a theoretical and practical experience of dance, while your 15-hour concentration offers the opportunity to develop your technical proficiency. When you graduate from the dance program, you’ll be prepared for various career options in dance and other related fields.

You will have the opportunity to receive three credits in applied professional skills from internships to practical experience in the field. The senior seminar and senior project requirements ensure that you gain a creative and scholarly understanding of the art form, emphasizing a scholar-artist approach central to the Department’s educational mission.




KSU dance students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Dance Degree Pathway
degree pathway

Dance Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

Hands-On – You’ll be immersed in-studio practices with exceptional professors. Throughout each performance season, you’ll have multiple opportunities to practice and hone your skills. 

Events - You’ll have the opportunity to participate in events that will help you grow artistically.

What can you do with a Dance degree?

The theater and performance degree is a gateway to various professional career areas such as:

  • Dance Teacher
  • Choreographer
  • Arts Administrator
  • Yoga or Pilate's Instructor
  • Dance Photographer
  • Dance Videographer
  • Costume Designer
  • Dance Marketer
  • Musical Theater Performer
  • Dance-, Music- or Drama- Therapist

Dance Salary and Career Information

A career in Dance offers various paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Dance from KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

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Department of Dance

Kennesaw State University
Department of Dance
1200 Chastain Road
Bldg. 300, Suite 306, MD#0036
Kennesaw, GA 30144 

Phone: 470-578-7673

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