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

Dance Appreciation Minor

Program Overview

The minor (21 credits) is a general program of study designed for those students who are just discovering the joy of dance as well as those who have studied dance for many years. It offers students the opportunity to study ballet and contemporary dance as well as jazz, street dance and a variety of world dance genres. The theory course is combined with an array of stylistic approaches, to place dance in its historical and cultural context.

Find degree requirements in the university catalog.


Dance Appreciation minors at Mason work with world-class faculty in world-class studios. In addition, they have opportunity to see performances by professional dance companies on campus.