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Dance - Ballroom Dance Emphasis, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Orem, UT, United States
At Utah Valley University, students interested in pursuing a degree in dance can choose from the following programmes: AS Pre-Major in Dance, BFA in Dance - Ballroom Dance Emphasis, Bachelor of Science in Dance with an emphasis in Ballroom Dance, and BS in Dance Education. 
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In addition to career training, the Department of Dance of Utah Valley University provides opportunities for all interested students to explore the many forms of dance as elective and/or general education credit. The study of dance offers personal and cultural enrichment for majors and non-majors alike and allows students to augment their physical and theoretical skill as they study dance in relationship to the self, society, and other arts and disciplines. 


The graduates of the Dance - Ballroom Dance Emphasis program can find careers as public and private school teachers, college and university educators (requires graduate degree), professional performers and choreographers, dance historian and critics, administrators, dance therapists, professionals in the field of somatics, researchers, notators, movement analysts, private studio owners, and health and fitness consultants.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dance Conditioning
  • Improvisation
  • Composition
  • Jazz Dance
  • American Social Dance
  • International Ballroom Dance
  • Latin Ballroom Dance
  • African Dance
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Aerobics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • $115 application fee
  • Official High School Transcripts or Record Equivalent
  • English Proficiency
  • Affidavit of support and financial statements (All financial support papers must be in English, showing amounts in U.S. dollars.)
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      16092 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      16092 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      5192 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2596 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Orem

    • 950 - 1650 USD/month
      Living Costs

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