A dance student performs in the annual faculty concert.
A dance student performs in the annual faculty concert.

Complement Your Degree Through the study of dance

The School of Theatre and Dance offers a Minor in Dance option for Kent State University students who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree in another subject and still study dance at the college level. The Dance Minor provides students with an overview of dance through exploration of its contemporary applications. Students wishing to minor in dance are not required to audition.


Admission to the Dance Minor

Students who wish to minor in Dance must indicate that choice following enrollment a Kent State University. No audition is required for admission.  Students are eligible to declare the Dance Minor and enroll in Non-Professional Level dance courses without auditioning. Students who plan to enroll in Professional level dance courses to fulfill the dance minor will be required to participate in a dance audition.

Dance Audition Requirements and Instructions


Program Requirements

The Minor in Dance requires the completion of 20 credit hours of Dance courses. Students can expect to take courses in Modern Dance Techniques, Ballet, Dance Mechanics, and Dance Composition.

Dance Minor Requirements