Kinesiology is the study of human movement. Dance minors combine science and art to create something truly inspiring.
The dance program at Calvin is a 10-course minor that covers the history, culture and composition of dance as well as performance. You will have the opportunity to choose from dance courses in modern, ballet, jazz, tap and sacred dance.
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Choreograph a dance or perform in Dance Guild; participate in a play or musical with Calvin Theatre Company.
(18 semester hours)
Please note many courses in the dance minor are offered alternate years, so this minor takes careful planning. Dance minors are asked to consult with E. Van’t Hof. Physical education core requirements in skill enhancement and leisure/lifetime are satisfied through the dance minor. Students would need an additional personal fitness/fitness core course to complete physical education core.
New students are automatically considered for general academic scholarships ranging from $1,000-15,000 based on a careful review of their application materials.
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Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Dance as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for: