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Non-Major Opportunities

The Boyer College of Music and Dance offers courses for non-majors (including class credit for taking part in ensembles). To register for classes that require special authorization, please contact the Boyer Advising office at 215-204-2229 or

General Education Courses
Please see the Undergraduate Bulletin for details regarding Arts-related General Education Courses or view the full list here. 


Some General Education Courses offered by the Dance Department fill World/Society or Diversity/Race General Education requirements rather than the Arts requirement.  A full list of Dance General Education courses is available here.


Dance elective courses open to non-majors after the first two weeks of priority registration:

Dance 1807: Hatha Yoga
Dance 2822: Pilates: Body Conditioning
Dance 1804: Jazz Dance
Dance 1805: Tap
Dance 20472: Hip hop
Dance 2853: African Dance I
Dance 0828: Embodying Pluralism
Dance 0831: Shall We Dance? Dance as Narrative in American Film


Music Ensembles
Boyer Music Ensembles are open to all Temple students, although all students must pass a departmental audition. These auditions occur at the beginning of each semester. Please contact the appropriate department in order to schedule an audition and for information regarding repertoire requirements: Choral Ensembles or Instrumental Ensembles.

Non-Major Dance Department Performance Opportunities
Non-majors are welcome to audition for most student dance concerts. Please contact the Dance Department for audition dates and other details.