May 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Dance Minor

Advisor: Suzanne Miller-Corso
Phone: (540) 568-3924

The JMU dance minor allows students to explore and develop their skills and knowledge in the field of dance while pursuing a major in another subject. The minor combines theoretical coursework along with practical dance training to enable students to begin a journey toward becoming well-rounded artists. Dance minors can select from a diverse menu of options, including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, dance technology, and somatic studies, complemented by required courses in dance history and improvisation.   

Minor Requirements

The School of Theatre and Dance  offers a minor with options in theatre or dance. No audition or portfolio review is required for the theatre minor or dance minor. A minimum grade of “C” must be achieved in all School of Theatre and Dance  courses that apply to a minor in the School of Theatre and Dance  .


Total: 21 Credit Hours