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Explore Your Passion for Teaching Dance

SRU's Minor in Dance Pedagogy prepares you to be an effective, safe, and knowledgeable dance teacher

Minor in Dance Pedagogy

Offered by: Department of Dance

The Minor in Dance Pedagogy prepares you to integrate the teaching of dance into educational scenarios in the public or private sectors. All students interested in the dance minor programs need to go through the audition process in the Department of Dance.

Why Choose the Minor in Dance Pedagogy?

You should choose this minor if you desire to teach dance in studios, pre-schools, elementary and middle schools, specialized arts camps, fitness centers, and youth and community centers.

What Will You Learn?

Courses such as Wellness for Dancers, Creative Dance for Children, Teaching of Dance and Dance Composition, among other courses, will equip you with the necessary tools to be an effective, safe and knowledgeable dance teacher.

Careers In Dance Pedagogy

Students who major in Education, Psychology, Exercise Science, Theatre, Communications, Business Administration, Art and Music, among others, have successfully completed their minor in dance pedagogy and integrated their skills and knowledge into their professions.

Clubs & Organizations

Slippery Rock University Dance Theatre

National Honor Society of Dance Arts

Palenque Dance Company