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Dance Majors

A major (also known as a major concentration or concentration) is a term for the specific group of courses that give you a basic knowledge of a field of study, which is in addition to your core curriculum. A major is a term most commonly applied to a program of study leading to a bachelor's degree. The dance College or School will define a framework for this specialized portion of your studies, including a certain number of required courses and a certain number of "elective" courses relevant to the major. The institution will also define your general education or foundation education requirements. Some majors effectively define your full course of study while others allow you considerable latitude, both within your field of study and in their other courses.

Although many students know what they want to take as their major before entering a university or college, most institutions do not allow you to officially declare your major until your sophmore year so that you experience a broad range of courses that will help you choose the most appropriate major.

Some universities and colleges in the US ask you to list a major choice on your application for admission. If you are interested in a major that requires a lot of classes, or classes that are limited to students in that major you may have to declare earlier than usual. As well, for some majors you will need to take specific courses (pre-requisites) during your first year before you can even be considered eligible for upper level courses. Some dance majors may have limited enrollment, so in fact you might even be required to apply to get the major you want, including attending an audition/ interview or writing an essay.

Associate degrees have designations that effectively act as "majors", such as the Associate of Fine Arts (AFA). Certificate programs do not have majors as such; they carry a designation (for instance a certificate in Stage and Arena Rigging) which is much more specific than a general degree title. Usually, the field of study at the community college level is career-focused to the point where students do not take "elective" courses as they do for bachelor's degrees. Hence the designation of the associate's degree or certificate (whether at the community college or university level) effectively stands in for the "major."

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Keiser University Campus

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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Ashworth College
Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.
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Lansdale School of Business
A Tradition of Excellence since 1918

No matter what occupation you choose to pursue, the competition for a good job is fierce. Lansdale School of Business (LSB) can help you stand out from the rest by teaching you the specific skills you need to succeed in the career you desire.
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ABCO Technology

ABCO Technology is an accredited computer training academy that offers diploma programs for individual students, professionals and companies to learn different areas of Information technology and seek gainful employment.

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Berks Technical Institute

Berks Technical Institute (BTI) can help get you from here to a new career!

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  • Graphic Design - Associate in Specialized Technology

 
Berkeley College

The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.

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  • BBA, Design Management

 
Southern New Hampshire University
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.
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  • BS Fashion Merchandising and Management

 
Full Sail University - Online
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
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  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)

 
New England Institute of Technology

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs.

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