College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
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George Mason University

Dance, BA

Program Overview

The BA degree is a 120-credit general program of dance study within a liberal arts degree framework. The curriculum includes technical training in modern dance and ballet and opportunities to study other dance genres. Students acquire a basic knowledge of dance composition and production. Graduates are active members of the dance community and become advocates for dance.

For complete information on program requirements and policies, please see the University Catalog.


Dance majors at Mason work with world-class faculty in world-class studios. In addition, professional dance companies often perform on campus and direct master classes, give lectures, and conduct discussions. Learn more about the many compelling reasons to study dance at Mason.