Bachelor of Science in Dance (Arts Administration)

MajorBachelor of Science

Become a Leader in the Arts.

Combining coursework in business, journalism, communication, and nonprofit management with training in Butler’s prestigious Department of Dance, students studying Bachelor of Science in Dance (Arts Administration) will receive conservatory-level instruction from a faculty of highly respected artists/teachers. In addition to top-notch dance training, you will also complete at least one internship, preparing you for a career in performance or leadership in the arts.

Program Information


This Program’s courses and strong internship program prepares students for careers and leadership positions in the arts. Sample courses in include:

  • DA 109 – Professional Practice
  • DA 131 – Modern Technique 1 
  • AA 301 – Principles and Practices of Arts Administration 
  • JR 112 – Introduction to Multimedia Journalism 
  • STR 222 – Principles of Strategic Communication 
  • AA 420 – Financial Management for the Arts 

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The Butler Advantage

Students will learn to:

Articulate and apply an understanding of the impact of dance in history, society, and the allied arts, thus becoming advocates for the art form.

Incorporate the impact of other arts on dance through studies in music, theatre, and the fine arts.

Understand the purposes, values, and essential operations of non-profit arts organizations and demonstrate this knowledge in practical applications.

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Whatever path you’re interested in pursuing, there’s a place for you at Butler.


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