The minor in dance provides a UNLV student majoring in another area the opportunity to investigate the area of dance and design a series of classes that cater to the students areas of interest within the milieu of the dance art form.


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Learning Outcomes

  1. Students in the Dance Minor will be able to understand dance as a concert art form.
  2. Student in the Dance Minor will gain knowledge of the historical development of dance from Prehistoric to the 20th century.
  3. Students in Dance will choose courses to investigate and demonstrate their knowledge of the areas of dance technique, aesthetics, design, choreography, performance, dance music theory, pedagogy, kinesiology, pilates, etc.

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Department of Dance

If you are interested in a career in dance, the department of dance is among "the Best in the West" and exists in the center of fabulous Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing cultural centers in the United States. Entertainment industry employment and artistic opportunities abound in Las Vegas. Advanced-level dancers are working professionally while completing their dance degrees.


College of Fine Arts

The College of Fine Arts provides an academic experience that heightens awareness of the physical, intellectual, and cultural world while preparing students for professional employment and/or post-graduate study in their artistic area.