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Admission Requirements



  • Must be admitted to Southern University and A&M College through the Office of Admissions.

  • Interview with dance faculty or dance advisor to discuss their intention to pursue the Certificate or Minor in Dance.

  • Submission of a resume that details dance education and experience

  • Attend the scheduled audition.

Southern University students collaborate with dedicated instructors, accomplished artists, and outstanding research scholars to enrich their understanding of contemporary dance. We aim to nurture critical thinkers, fearless leaders, and articulate communicators, fostering well-rounded individuals who excel as performers and contribute dynamically to the dance world.


To earn a Certificate in Dance or a Minor in Dance, students must complete at least 18 credit hours.  The program provides flexibility, as students select courses from the dance curriculum based on their interests and course availability.