Dance Studies (Interdisciplinary Studies), B.A.
Shape your future at Humboldt. We are a small, handson program dedicated to serving our students. We offer a variety of academic courses and dance styles to study, with multiple opportunities to perform, collaborate, and choreograph. Our students receive a thorough education in the practice, history, theory, and language of dance as an art form, including projects that challenge students to explore topics such as social justice, equality, and diverse cultures. Our curriculum prepares students for viable careers in dance, dance-related arts and graduate studies. The natural beauty of the area creates an inspiring backdrop for our students.
Why this program
The North Coast provides a unique learning lab for students, inspiring creativity that can’t be found elsewhere.
You can participate in annual dance conferences, learn from professional dance companies, and dance in performances.
There are a number of dance clubs on campus, including Ballet Folklorico de Humboldt, Salsa Dance Club, Lindy Hop Club, Demolition Dance Team Club, Swing Dance Club, and more.
Did you know?
Humboldt has a variety of practice and performance spaces, including a 750-seat theater.
Our dance faculty excel in a wide range of specialties, experience, and perspectives of dance forms, which enhance our Interdisciplinary Dance Studies program.
The Dance Studies program is designed to encourage students in their artistic, creative and technical endeavors, and to prepare students for careers or advanced graduate studies.
- Dance Educator
- Dance Photographer
- Arts Administrator
- Dance Studio Owner
- Dance Company Manager
- Dance Critic
- Dance Historian