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Dance

Physical Education Dance: Teaching Minor

Program Director
Therese Young

This minor is designed for students in the Education program.  It satisfies the endorsement requirements for Dance in WA State.

Students will be required to complete both coursework and technique classes in those areas of dance frequently taught in a K-12 setting.  Additionally, students will develop competencies in choreography, rhythmic concepts, dance production, and teaching.
Requirement:  Minimum of one year active membership in Orchesis Dance Company (by audition).  See the Department web page for audition information.

CoursesCredits
EXSC 350 Gross Anatomy3
PED 101 Modern Dance I2
PED 102 Modern Dance II2
PED  103 Modern Dance III2
PED 104 Ballet I  (Level 1)2
PED 105 Ballet I (Level 2)2
PED 106 Ballet I (Level 3)2
PED 116 Beginning Folk Dance1
PED  135 Beginning Ballroom Dance1
PED 161 Cultural History of Dance4
PED 211 Music for Dance – Rhythms & Resources2
PED 301 Choreography3
PED 302 Dance Production3
PED 309 Teaching Methods: Recreational Dance3
PED 314 Dance for Children3
PED  315 Teaching Methods: Modern & Ballet3
Total Endorsement Credits38

 

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