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Dance, Dance Education Concentration, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Dance with a Concentration in Dance Education prepares students for K-12 Dance Education licensure in North Carolina.  It is designed for students who wish to become dance teachers in public schools.

Additional Admission Requirements

Students seeking K-12 Dance Education Licensure should plan to declare the Concentration in Dance Education by the end of the first semester of Sophomore year.  A later decision may result in a delayed graduation date.

The Department of Dance formally reviews students in their third semester as a dance major.  Satisfactory completion of this review is required for continued status as a dance major. 

After submitting the Application to Teacher Education to the College of Education and completing specific Dance coursework, the Concentration in Dance Education is added and students progress with upper-level coursework. 

Degree Requirements

In addition to completing the coursework for the B.A. in Dance, Performance, Choreography, and Theory, Dance Education students complete these professional education requirements:

General Education Courses (34 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program .  Both Writing Intensive (W) courses and the Oral Communications (O) course are fulfilled by courses in the major.

Foreign Language Courses (8 credit hours)

Select two semesters of the same foreign language  with course numbers such as 1201 and 1202, or at least three years of the same language in high school.

Major Courses (54 credit hours)

Degree Total = 125-137 Credit Hours

Grade Requirements

To meet requirements for the Concentration in Dance Education (K-12), all dance content courses must be completed with a grade of C or above; a GPA of 2.75 or above in all required Dance Education Concentration courses; and an overall GPA of 2.5 or above.

Honors Program

For details about the Arts + Architecture Honors Program, visit the AAHP program page .

Suggested Curriculum

For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.  Consultation with an advisor is required.

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