Education (Dance) - Master of Arts in Teaching

This program requires a minimum of 34 credit hours, with 12 credits in the School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership core courses and 22 credits from an area of teaching content concentration (i.e., generally in the College of Arts & Sciences) numbered 450 or above. This is a non-licensure degree that is intended for working teachers who already have a license but want to continue their studies, specialize in a specific teaching field and earn an master's degree. The professional coursework must be taken in the School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership and culminates with a written examination over the program of study. A candidate may choose to write a thesis in place of the written exam .

Prefix Title Credits
Course Requirements
TPAL Core Courses12
Multicultural Education3
Technology and Pedagogy3
Research in Curriculum and Pedagogy3
Action Research Projects 13
Required Dance Courses9
Movement Research Investigation3
Advanced Theory of Dance Pedagogy1-6
Thirteen credits of Dance Elective Courses13
Choose from the following courses
Advanced Choreographic Project1-6
Problems1-6
Directed Studies1-4
DanceSport Ensemble1
Dance Ensemble III1
Advanced Spanish Dance Ensemble1
Advanced Hip Hop Dance Ensemble1
Advanced Theory of Classical Spanish Dance Technique3
Advanced Theory of Hip Hop Dance Technique3
Advanced Theory of American Rhythm Technique1-6
Advanced Theory of Ballet Technique1-6
Advanced Theory of American Smooth Technique1-6
Advanced Theory of Modern Dance Technique1-6
Advanced Theory of Flamenco Technique1-6
Advanced Theory of International Style Latin American1-6
Advanced Theory of Inernational Style Ballroom1-6
Advanced Theory of Flamenco Dance Structures and Improvisation3
Special Topics1-6
Dance Internship2
Dance Administration and Leadership2
Master's Thesis1-6
Dance Internship II3
Total Credits34