As dance majors at Chapman, students participate in a strong professional training program with high quality productions while still enjoying the benefits of a small university. Students may choose from a pre-professional Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance or from the more broad based Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance. Both degrees provide excellent preparation for those who plan to attend graduate school.
The curriculum for dance majors includes course work in choreography, dance history, dance production, dance performance, acting, music for dancers, kinesiology for dancers, dance teaching methods, ballroom, hip-hop, tap, and beginning through advanced levels of modern, jazz and ballet technique.
The Department of Dance is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance.