Jun 04, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Dance Studies Certificate


This certificate is designed for students who possess a strong background in dance technique (ballet/modern). It is meant for individuals who would like to heighten their studies in dance and earn advanced level training.

Certificate Requirements

Students are required to take 12 credit hours composed of the course options below. At least one semester of either Ballet IV or Modern Dance IV is required.

Certificate Core (3 Credit Hours)

Required course:

Certificate Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Students choose nine credit hours of coursework from the following list of courses.

Note: Ballet and Modern classes may be repeated.

Grading Requirement

A grade of B- or higher in all courses is required.

Residency Requirement

A minimum of six (6) credit hours of coursework taken at USF is required to meet residency requirements.

Other Requirements

Students must audition for placement through the dance program and place into at least the level III of ballet or modern in order to qualify to pursue the certificate.

Other Information

Any degree-seeking student not currently majoring in Dance B.F.A. or B.A. or any non-degree seeking student may pursue the Advanced Dance Studies certificate.

Advising Information

Intent to pursue the certificate should be discussed with the academic advisor for Dance, Nadine Niforos via email at nniforos@usf.edu or 813-974-1739.