Jordan College of the Arts

Dance—Arts Administration


| Bachelor of Science

Combining coursework in business, journalism, communication, and non-profit management with training in Butler’s prestigious Department of Dance, students studying Dance Arts Administration will receive conservatory-level instruction from a faculty of highly respected artists and 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.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • DA161, Body Placement 1
  • DA266, Dancing Beyond Boundaries
  • DA247 and DA 248, Character Dance and World Dance Technique
  • DA163, Music for Dance—Theory
  • AA410, Marketing the Arts 3
  • AA415, Fundraising for the Arts

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

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Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.

True innovation in arts education comes from a combination of a liberal arts foundation, personal attention from renowned practicing artists, and opportunities for performance, internships, and community outreach. 

Jordan College of the Arts (JCA) students are challenged from their first days on campus to embrace their individuality and learn their art. Add collaborative partnerships and personalized experiences and students are primed to practice and create their best work. 

Through it all, we create the new artist-citizen. Those who will inspire the evolution of the arts—making our communities, economies, culture, and people better for it.