The dance certificate is available to all majors in all disciplines and professionals or educators seeking a certificate to develop their skill and knowledge in the area of dance. This certificate will enhance the marketability of those students who are working towards teacher certification and would like to teach dance as a second discipline and theatre majors who are looking to pursue careers as professionals in the arts or those graduates who are looking to enhance their careers working in arts education, community theatre or health therapies.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Students obtaining a certificate in dance will demonstrate the technical, historical, cultural and choreographic dimensions of dance. Specifically the student will have the ability to:
Develop relationship with world dance cultures and choreographic elements.
Demonstrate written competencies in historical, cultural and critical analysis.
Demonstrate competencies in ballet, jazz and modern dance technique
In order to receive a Dance Certificate, 16 semester hours with at least 10 semester hours in residence is required.