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Dance Majors

For a description of the courses, visit the Course Catalog.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance-Performance

Butler is one of very few schools accredited to offer the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance-Performance professional degree. This degree provides excellent preparation for a performing career and beyond. It combines professional specialization with theoretical studies and focuses on the discipline and tradition of classical ballet.

Degree requirements


Bachelor of Arts in Dance-Pedagogy

This degree prepares a student for a career as a private dance teacher. The curriculum has a balanced combination of courses in dance, education and liberal arts.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Dance-Arts Administration

This degree combines dance courses with business courses related to not-for-profit arts management and a strong internship program to prepare students for careers and leadership positions in the arts.

Degree Requirements

NOTE: The information found on this website with respect to major/minor/program requirements is primarily directed at providing prospective students a general roadmap of the curriculum.  Current Butler students are expected to review their degree audit report at and speak with their advisor regularly for detailed information regarding their specific degree requirements and their progress toward degree completion.