Wayne State University

Dance Teaching Major

B.F.A. and B.S. Programs

Professional Education Sequence: The additional following courses are required for a K-12 teaching major in dance, K-12 certification, and a major in dance, secondary certification for both the B.F.A. and the B.S. degrees:

  • DNC 3190 -- Movement Analysis: Cr. 3
  • DNC 3810 -- Dance Pedagogy: Cr. 3
  • DNC 4820 -- Assisting in Dance: Cr. 1
  • DNC 5810 -- Creative Dance for Children: Cr. 3
  • DNC 5830 -- Field Work in Creative Dance: Cr. 2-8
  • DNC 4410 -- Student Teaching and Seminar I: Cr. 5
  • DNC 4420 -- Student Teaching and Seminar II: Cr. 5
  • DNC 4810 -- Teaching Secondary Dance Methods: Cr. 3
  • EDP 5480 -- Adolescent Psychology: Cr. 3
  • LFA 2330 or H E 3300
    • First Aid and CPR: Cr. 3
    • Health of the School Child: Cr. 3
  • RLL 4431 -- Teaching Reading in Middle & Secondary Subject Areas.: Cr. 3

Post-Degree Studies in Dance: Students who have State Teacher Certification in any secondary major may add a secondary Dance Certification by completing the Dance Education Major requirements.

Other Dance Study: The Dance Department also provides dance instruction for non-majors and develops general appreciation for dance as an art form.