University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Dance Wellness Certificate

Post-secondary Certificate - Dance Wellness


Technique Requirements6-9
Multidisciplinary Exploration3
Dance Wellness Experience2-3
Dance Wellness Electives1-2
Total Hours12-17

Degree Specific Credits: 12-17

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Technique Requirements

Complete 6-9 credits of the following courses (three semesters):6-9
Introduction to Modern Dance
Dance Forms
Introduction to Ballet
Introduction to Jazz Dance
Dance Forms: African
Contemporary Modern II
Ballet II
Jazz Dance II
Contemporary Modern III
Ballet III
Jazz III
Contemporary Modern IV
Ballet IV
Total Hours6-9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Multidisciplinary Exploration

Complete one of the following courses:3
Health and Mind/Body/Spirit
Intro to Psychology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Dance Wellness Experience

Complete one of the following courses:2-3
Science of Dance Movement
Dance as a Healing Art
Total Hours2-3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Dance Wellness Electives

Complete at least 1 credit from the following courses:1-2
Creative Practice I
Community Dance Initiatives
Student Teaching: Childrens Dance
New Visions Dance
Total Hours1-2

Minimum Required Grade: C-