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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Creative Media?

"Dance generally refers to movement used as a form of expression, social interaction or presented in a spiritual or performance setting."


Areas of Focus

Motivating groups
Assessing needs
Developing cost analysis
Budgeting for programs/services
Organizing routines
Organizing groups of people
Utilizing available resources
Attending to details Explaining concepts
Time management
Taking multiple approaches to problems
Spatial memory


Career Titles

Public/private Dance Teacher
Dance Studio Manager
Dance Studio Instructor
Visual Designer
Dance Movement Therapist
Arts Manager
Community Dance Worker
Dance Notator
Production Assistant


Related Skills

Good health, physical stamina and body coordination
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to maintain composure when faced with the unexpected
Ability to communicate emotions and ideas creatively
Ability to relate to people of varying backgrounds
Proficiency in memorization
Ability to attract the attention of others
Creating and performing dances
Analyzing and interpreting the emotions and motives of others
Ability to give and receive criticism



Career Related Websites

New Mexico State University

National Dance Teachers Association

U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics

University of Texas

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