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Dance (K-12) 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.


Dance (K-12) Licensure
From the General Education RequirementsThe general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:
Humanities and Social Sciences
PSY - 210: Life Span Developmental Psychology (3 cr.)
or
PSY - 310: Psychology of Children and Adolescents (3 cr.)
PSY - 312: Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3 cr.)
SOC - 335: Race and Ethnic Relations (3 cr.)
or
EDU - 345: Language Minorities in Public Schools (3 cr.)

Dance Concentration CoursesDAN - 159: Movement Improvisation (2 cr.)
DAN - 160: Perspectives in Dance (2 cr.)
DAN - 200: Dance in Society (3 cr.)
DAN - 256: Dance Composition I (3 cr.)
DAN - 260: Movement Analysis (3 cr.)
DAN - 261: Music for Dance (1 cr.)
DAN - 290: Production for Dance (3 cr.)
DAN - 297: Methods of Research in Dance (3 cr.)
DAN - 352: Dance Repertory (1 cr.)
DAN - 356: Dance Composition II (3 cr.)
DAN - 359: Western Theatrical Dance (3 cr.)
DAN - 360: Movement Structure and Function (4 cr.)

Professional Education Requirements for Dance Licensure (K-12)Professional Education, General
EDU - 232: Schools and Social Change (3 cr.)
EDU - 234: Teaching and Learning (3 cr.)
EDU - 305: Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 434: Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 436: Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Professional Education, Methods
DAN - 761: Theory & Approaches to Dance Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
DAN - 762: Methods of Teaching Dance, K-12 (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
DAN - 763: Reflective Teaching (4 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Internship - Last semester of Teacher Education Program
EDU - 460: Colloquium in Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 490: Observation and Directed Teaching (9 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
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Jennifer Olson
Head, Department of Education
207-B Ledford Hall
(919) 760-2266
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