Degrees in Dance

SHSU - Fall Spectrum - 2022 - Photographer Lynn Lane - Hi Res-354

Tower, by Andy Noble, Presented in 2023 at the National Dance Festival, Photo by Lynn Lane

Currently, we offer two degrees:

The BFA program provides intensive study in modern, ballet, and jazz techniques; multiple performance opportunities; exciting guest artists and choreographers; opportunities for choreographic exploration including the integration of media into the creative process; as well as a solid academic grounding in coursework ranging from Dance History, to Criticism and Analysis and Laban Movement Analysis.

BFA in Dance

The MFA program offers a 60-hour program of study leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance, the terminal degree in studio arts. The program is designed to provide intensive studio experience with substantive choreographic and performance opportunities, underscored by a broad exposure to the philosophical, theoretical, and creative process context of dance as an art form. A creative or performance thesis is required for graduation.

MFA in Dance

Minor in Dance The Department is excited to announce that they are now offering a Minor in Dance. Click the link below to discover details about this exciting new opportunity.

Minor in Dance

SHSU - Fall Spectrum - 2022 - Photographer Lynn Lane - Hi Res-164

Meridian's Sky, by Colette Kerwick, Photo by Lynn Lane

Department of Dance
815 17th Street, Suite 150, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: (936) 294-3342 or (936) 294-1875 | E-mail: