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  Jan 19, 2018
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

Communication Studies, Dance Education Concentration, BA

Department: Theater and Dance   

Students must audition for admittance to the dance education concentration, and must meet subject matter knowledge on the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL).

Total minimum credits: 59

Education Requirements

Students seeking licensure as Teacher of Dance must declare a minor in secondary (high school, grades 8-12; middle school, grades 5-8; or PreK-12 specialist) education and complete the following courses in the minor.

An appropriate “strategies for teaching” course (3 credits)


* To be completed prior to admission to professional education and enrollment in any other education courses.

Total minimum credits in secondary education minor: 33

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the “Undergraduate Academic Programs ” section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the “Undergraduate Academic Policies ” section of this catalog.