Dance Education Minor

Minor - Dance Education 

College of Visual & Performing Arts

Degree Specific Credits: 21-23

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: Individuals completing this minor in Dance Education must also complete the teaching track of a major in another content area. Students must be formally admitted to the Teacher Education Program and complete all of the professional education licensure requirements. See the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Sciences for more information.

Summary

Lower-Division Core5
Composition
Student Teaching Experience
Upper-Division Core16-18
Required Courses
In-Schools Experience
Technique Experience I
Technique Experience II
Total Hours21-23

Lower-Division Core

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 5 total credits required.

Composition

Complete the following course:
DANC 220ACreative Practice I3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Student Teaching Experience

Complete 2 credits of the following course:2
Student Teaching: Childrens Dance
Total Hours2

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 16-18 total credits required. 

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
DANC 360LWorld Dance3
DANC 440Dance Pedagogy3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

In-School Experience

Note: Take section 01 for first registration and section 40 for second.

Complete 6 credits of the following course:6
Methods: Tchng Movmnt in Schls (Section 01 and Section 40)
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Technique Experience I

Complete one of the following courses:
DANC 300Contemporary Modern III2-3
or DANC 310 Ballet III
Total Hours2-3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Technique Experience II

Note: Other Social, Cultural/World, or Traditional/Indigenous technique courses may meet this requirement with the approval of the department.

Complete one of the following courses:2-3
Dance Forms: Irish
Dance Forms: African
Jazz III
Total Hours2-3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach ­­­­­Dance, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department