Dance Education Minor

Minor - Dance Education

College of the Arts and Media

Degree Specific Credits: 18-20

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

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 for more information.

Summary

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Lower-Division Core

6

Composition

Community Experience

Student Teaching Experience I

Upper-Division Core

12-14

Required Courses

Student Teaching Experience II

In-Schools Experience

Technique Experience I

Technique Experience II

Total Hours

18-20


Lower-Division Core

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 6 total credits required.

Composition

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

DANC 220

Creative Practice I

2

Total Hours

2

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Community Experience

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 2 credits of the following course:

2

DANC 227

Community Dance Initiatives

Total Hours

2

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Student Teaching Experience I

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 2 credits of the following course:

2

DANC 295

Student Teaching: Children's Dance

Total Hours

2

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 12-14 total credits required.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

DANC 360L

World Dance

3

DANC 440

Dance Pedagogy

2

Total Hours

5

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Student Teaching Experience II

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 2 credits of the following course:

2

DANC 345

New Visions Dance

Total Hours

2

Minimum Required Grade: C-

In-School Experience

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

DANC 497

Methods: Tchng Movmnt in Schls

2

Total Hours

2

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Technique Experience I

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

DANC 300

Contemporary Modern III

1

DANC 310

Ballet III

1

Total Hours

2

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 program.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

1-3

DANC 160A

Dance Forms: Irish

DANC 165A

Dance Forms: African

DANC 315

Jazz III

Total Hours

1-3

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.