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Dance at Meredith - Celebrating 30 Years / Licensure

The K-12 dance education teacher licensure program provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of K-12 students studying dance. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge, developing skills and dispositions within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the teacher education program and earn licensure in dance education for grades K-12, students must complete the requirements for general education and their chosen major, as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for detailed information about licensure requirements.


From the General Education Requirements

The general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:

Social and Behavioral Sciences

PSY-210 - Life Span Developmental Psychology (3.00 cr.)

- or -

PSY-310 - Psychology of Children and Adolescents (3.00 cr.)

PSY-312 - Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3.00 cr.)

SOC-335 - Race and Ethnic Relations (3.00 cr.)

- or -

EDU-345 - Language Minorities in Public Schools (3.00 cr.)


Concentration in Major

DAN-160 - Perspectives in Dance (2.00 cr.)

DAN-159 - Movement Improvisation (2.00 cr.)

DAN-200 - Dance in Society (3.00 cr.)

DAN-256 - Dance Composition I (3.00 cr.)

DAN-260 - Movement Analysis (3.00 cr.)

DAN-261 - Music for Dance (1.00 cr.)

DAN-290 - Production for Dance (3.00 cr.)

DAN-297 - Methods of Research in Dance (3.00 cr.)

DAN-352 - Dance Repertory (1.00 cr.)

DAN-356 - Dance Composition II (3.00 cr.)

DAN-359 - Dance History (3.00 cr.)

DAN-360 - Movement Structure and Function (3.00 cr.)

DAN-361 - Creative Arts Touring Company (3.00 cr.)

Proficiency at Intermediate Levels in Ballet, Jazz and Modern Dance


Professional Education Requirements

Professional Education, Methods

DAN-761 - Theory & Approaches to Dance Education (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

DAN-762 - Methods of Teaching Dance, K-12 (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

DAN-763 - Reflective Teaching (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Professional Education, General

EDU-232 - Schools and Social Change (3.00 cr.)

EDU-234 - Teaching and Learning (3.00 cr.)

EDU-305 - Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-434 - Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-436 - Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Internship - last semester of teacher education program

EDU-460 - Colloquium in Education (3.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

EDU-490 - Observation and Directed Teaching (9.00 cr.)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Proof of First Aid Certification

REQUEST INFORMATION
CLASSROOM TO CAREER
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE


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    Contact Information

    Carol Finley
    Program Coordinator of Dance
    25 Weatherspoon
    (919) 760-8015
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