This is an interdisciplinary degree combining a solid selection of practical dance coursework and a protocol of management and entrepreneurial studies offered by the Williamson College of Business Administration. It is designed to provide skills applicable to teaching dance, with an understanding of basic practices related to creating or managing a small business, such as a dance studio or performance company.
Business/Management Sequence (25% of the major):
Dance Sequence (54% of the major):
Theater Sequence (21% of the major):
TOTAL semester hours in the MAJOR = 71 s.h.
PLUS ADDITIONAL GEN ED CREDITS = 43 s. h.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE = 8 s. h.
FREE ELECTIVES = 2 s. h.
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS FOR THE DEGREE = 124 s. h.
Before declaring a major in Dance Management the student should contact the Department of Theater and Dance (phone 330-941-3810, or email theater AT ysu DOT edu) and schedule an audition. Admission to this program is limited, and will be based upon an evaluation of the dance skill level that is demonstrated at the audition.
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