Jul 17, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Dance Teaching Licensure


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Teacher Licensure in Dance

In addition to general education and theatre and dance requirements, students desiring PreK-12 teaching licensure in dance must complete 16 credits of additional course work in kinesiology, health science, education, psychology and 12 credits of student teaching. It is necessary to be admitted to the teacher education program prior to enrolling in professional education courses.

Course Requirements


Students seeking licensure are encouraged to consult regularly with the faculty adviser of dance education. The undergraduate degree leading to licensure must include the following:

  • Credit must be earned in each area: ballet, folk, jazz and modern dance (8 credits)
  • Credit must be earned beyond the beginning level of ballet, jazz and modern dance (3 credits)
  • Credit must be earned in dance composition, dance improvisation and dance production (minimum of 7 credits)
  • Credit must be earned in human anatomy, kinesiology, and injury prevention and care for dance (9 credits)
  • Credit must be earned in history of dance (3 credits)

Total: 30 Credit Hours


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