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Advanced Dance Studies, Undergraduate Certificate

The Certificate for Advanced Dance Studies prepares dance students to work as community artists, educators, and advocates.  It offers students who have completed dance degree requirements for the B.A. in Dance with a Concentration in Performance, Choreography, and Theory, or a Concentration in Dance Education the opportunity to deepen their work in performance, choreography, and related practices and to complete a culminating project. 

All program-level Admissions and Progression Requirements are in addition to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Admission Requirements .

Admission Requirements

Current UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Students

See University Admission Requirements  

Certificate Requirements

The certificate requires 21 credit hours beyond the requirements for the B.A. in Dance with Concentration in Performance, Choreography, and Theory  or a B.A. in Dance with Concentration in Dance Education , unless otherwise noted.

Movement Practice Courses (4 credit hours)

Select a total of 4 credit hours of movement practice courses at the 2000 or 3000 level with mentor approval.

Performance Practicum Courses (2 credit hours)

Career Preparation Courses (6 credit hours)

Leadership Course (3 credit hours)

Select one of the following:

Capstone Courses (6 credit hours)

Students should complete DANC 4801  for 3 credit hours in the semester prior to DANC 4800  as preparation for the capstone project. 

Total = 21 Credit Hours

Special Policies or Requirements

Advanced Dance Studies students must identify a faculty mentor in consultation with the Department Chair.