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Minor in Dance

Learn to create art that brings glory to God and reflects Christ to your audiences.

The minor in Dance offers students interested in studying dance at CCU the opportunity to do so with a minor that may complement their major or simply enrich their college experience by providing a Christ-centered set of well-rounded dance classes. Courses consist of technique and performance-based classes, giving new dancers a foundation in multiple styles and experienced dancers the chance to continue their training at their current proficiency level.

Students will have the opportunity to study a variety of dancing styles, including ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, while also incorporating choreography and performance routines. The Dance minor is offered through the School of Music.

Dance at CCU

The Dance program at CCU offers students the opportunity to pursue the study of dance in a Christ-centered environment, learning the foundational principles of both faith and dancing. The dance program at CCU focuses on creating an atmosphere where students can create art that brings glory to God and reflects Christ to their audiences. CCU seeks to provide students with knowledge and training to open opportunities in areas such as dance education, choreography, directing, and dance analysis and critique.

Interesting Classes You Might Take
  • Choreography and Improvisation
  • Intermediate Jazz
  • Intermediate Tap
  • Stage Movement and Dance

Course Catalog

About the School of Music

The School of Music equips students with the necessary skills to become expressive artists and effective communicators from a Christian perspective through the discipline of music. Our students use music and theatre to impact culture for Christ, to honor Him, and to share His love on campus and around the world. Opportunities are open to students of all majors and include national and international tours for major ensembles and an on-campus recording studio.

Become a leader in both the world and the church as you learn to combine a progressive and distinctly Christian worldview with classical, jazz, contemporary, and world music. Academic programs range from Music Performance, Music Education, and Music Composition to Worship Arts, Theatre, and Dance. You'll get personal attention from exceptional, creative, and caring faculty who are themselves active performers and clinicians who desire to not only teach, but to also mentor students.

Colorado Christian University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). NASM establishes national standards for undergraduate degrees and other credentials for music and music-related disciplines, and provides assistance to institutions and individuals engaged in artistic, scholarly, educational, and other music-related endeavors.

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