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Certificate of Study in Dance

Certificate of Study in Dance

The certificate program is a 1-year option for any qualified professional dancer to assess whether they have the interest and aptitude for entering an undergraduate dance program. The certificate program has no entrance requirement beyond possession of a high school diploma or GED equivalency. Curriculum for the certificate program will be 100% transferable into the Part-Time Professional Option of the Drexel Dance Major Program.

The dance certificate program consists of 18 credits of undergraduate work. The student will begin in the summer term with one or two of the following courses:


  • DANC 260: Stretch and Injury
  • DANC 100: Survey of Dance Studies


During the terms following, the student will enroll in four more courses:


  • DANC 201: Dance Appreciation
  • DANC 210: Introduction to Dance
  • DANC 330: Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis
  • DANC 355: Rhythmic Study for Dance