Dance Education, B.S. (Certifiable for PK-12 teaching)

Requirements

73 credits in Dance Education skill and lecture courses as follows:

Lecture Courses

EXS 207Anatomy and Physiology in Exercise Science I

3

EXS 216Kinesiology

3

PE 299Psycho-Social Aspects of Physical Education

3

PE 305Assessments in Physical and Health Education

3

PE 406Adapted Physical Education

3

PE 416Program Development in Physical and Health Education

3

PE 420Lifespan Motor Development

3

DAN 477Dance Methods

3

DAN 480Project: Dance

1 TO 3

PE 405Elementary Methods in Physical Education

3

Skill Courses

DAN 151Beginning Modern Dance

2

DAN 152Beginning Ballet

1

DAN 157Beginning Jazz Dance

1

DAN 200Dance Practicum

1

DAN 252Intermediate Ballet

1

DAN 257Intermediate Jazz Dance

1

DAN 377Modern Dance and Theory

2

DAN 234Ballroom Dance

1

DAN 235Movement for Performers

2

DAN 236Principles of Choreography

2

DAN 272Creative Dance in Education

2

DAN 398Contemporary Dance Technique

2

DAN 230Afro-Caribbean Dance and Culture

2

Need to add new DAN 230 class

Professional Education Courses

EDTE 314Applying Learning Theories in Diverse Settings (K-12 Programs)

3

EDT 315Educational Technology in the Secondary School Classroom

1

EDF 415Educational Foundations

3

EDSC 417Student Teaching (Elementary P.E.)

6

EDSC 419Student Teaching (Secondary School P.E.)

6

Allow to take EDF 215 OR EDF 415 if keeping 415 course

Related Requirements

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

Required General Education courses

MUS 109Fundamentals of Music

3

DAN 299Dance History

3

HIST 161American History to 1877

3

or

HIST 162American History from 1877 to Present

3

PSY 236Life-Span Development

3

ANTH 170Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

PHYS 111Introductory Physics I

3

ENG 110Introduction to College Writing

3

or

ENG 105Enhanced Introduction to College Writing

3

and

ENG 105PEnhanced Introduction to College Writing Workshop

2

COMM 115Fundamentals of Communication

3

or

COMM 140Public Speaking

3

STAT 104Elementary Statistics

3

or

STAT 200Business Statistics

3

or

STAT 215Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I

3

BIO 111Introductory Biology

3

or

BIO 121General Biology I

4

or

BMS 111Cells and the Human Body

3

Total Credit Hours: 120

Note:  No minor is required with this major.

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