Advanced Certificate Curriculum: 22 Points

Required Core
MPADE-GE 2453 Dance for Students with Special Needs 3
TCHL-GE 2275 Language and Literacy 3
TCHL-GE 2010 Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III 3
TCHL-UE 0005 Fieldwork in Schools and Other Educational Settings 0
MPAIA-GE 2010 Human Development and Education in the Arts 3
TCHL-GE 2999 Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention/D.A.S.A.: The Social Responsibilities of Teachers 0
MPADE-GE 2607 Student Teaching in Dance: Elementary 2
MPADE-GE 2608 Student Teaching in Dance: Secondary 2
MPADE-GE 2075 Advanced Technique & Pedagogy 3
MPADE-GE 2452 Teaching Creative Movement 3

Upon admissions, additional courses/credits may be required based upon individual MA/MFA transcript review--in which case students may be required to complete additional course/credits such as the following: (variable 20-37 points)

Additional Courses
MPADE-GE 2265 Methods and Materials in Teaching Dance 3
MPADE-GE 2044 Laban Movement Analysis 2
MPADE-GE 2454 Teaching Performance of Dance 2
MPADE-GE 2040 Intermediate Dance Technique & Pedagogy 2
MPADE-GE 2403 Research in Dance Education 3

Sample Schedule for Variable 22-37 point Advanced Certificate with Additional Required Courses

Summer (Total 3 Points)
  • Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (3 pts)
  • Fieldwork in Schools and Other Educational Settings (0 pts)
Fall (Total Points 12)
  • Dance for Students with Special Needs (3 pts)
  • Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development (3 pts)
  • The Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0 pts)
  • Methods and Materials in Teaching Dance (3 pts)
  • Human Development and Education in the Arts (3 pts)
Spring (Total Points 8)
  • Teaching Creative Movement (3 pts)
  • Advanced Technique and Pedagogy (3 pts)
  • Student Teaching in Dance: Secondary (2 pts)

Sample Schedule for variable 22-37 point Advanced Certificate with additional required courses

Summer (Total 3 Points)
  • Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (3 pts)
  • Fieldwork in Schools and Other Educational Settings (0 pts)
Fall (Total Points 12)
  • Dance for Students with Special Needs (3 pts)
  • Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development (3 pts)
  • The Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0 pts)
  • Methods and Materials in Teaching Dance (3 pts)
  • Human Development and Education in the Arts (3 pts)
Spring (Total Points 11)
  • Research in Dance Education (3 pts)
  • Teaching Creative Movement (3 pts)
  • Student Teaching in Dance: Secondary (2 pts)
  • Advanced Technique and Pedagogy (3 pts)
Fall (Total Points 11)
  • Technology Resources for Performing Arts Education (3 pts)
  • Laban Movement Analysis (2 pts)
  • Intermediate Dance Technique and Pedagogy (2 pts)
  • Teaching Performance of Dance (2 pts)
  • Student Teaching in Dance: Elementary (2 pts)