• Dance and Theatre Licensure Requirements

    State Licensing Tests

    Basic Skills
    Pedagogy
    Dance and Theatre Content Knowledge

    Education Courses

    GED 7801 Intro to MAT, 0cr
    GED 7815 Schools and Society, 4cr
    GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr
    GED 7862 Education & Cultural Diversity, 4cr
    GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr
    GED 7871 Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School/5-12, 4cr
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr
    GED 7857 Teaching Communication Arts/Lit and Dance/Theatre Arts Part I, 4cr
    GED 7882 Teaching Dance and Theatre Arts in K-12 Part II, 4cr
    GED 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr 
    GED 7896 Student Teaching/K-12, 8 cr
    GED 0050 Student Teaching Seminar, 2 cr

    Theatre Courses

    THTR 1120 Intro to Theater Arts: Stage & Screen, 4cr
    THTR 1130 Dance I, 4cr
    THTR 1140 Dance II, 4cr or THTR 3800 Hamline Dance Ensemble, 2 cr
    THTR 1230 Acting I, 4cr
    THTR 1420 Stagecraft, 4cr
    THTR 5520 Stage Direction, 4cr
    THTR 3160 Theatre and Culture: Modern to Post-Modern, 4 cr
    THTR 3140 Theatre and Culture: Ancient to Renaissance, 4cr
    THTR 3120 Analyzing the Dramatic Text, 4cr
    THTR 5910 Senior Theater Project (Theater Prod), 4cr

    Choose One

    THTR 1700 Creative Dramatics in the Elementary Classroom, 4cr
    THTR 3700 Children’s Theater, 4cr

    Choose One

    THTR 3440 Scenic Design, 4cr
    THTR 3450 Costume Design, 4cr
    THTR 3460 Lighting Design, 4cr

    Two options for completing your MAT degree 

    Once you've completed student teaching and seminar, choose the option that best fits your needs for degree completion.

    PLAN A – FLEXIBLE PACING, PICK THE SCHEDULE THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU.

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, capstone project completed within one-year 
    GED 8025A & B: Public Policy: Design and Action  (2+2 credits, taken in same term) 
    GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits) 
    GED 8495:  Capstone (4 credits)  

    PLAN B – COHORT MODEL, ONE-YEAR COMPLETION

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, 3 consecutive terms 
    You choose from four content cohorts, starting in spring or fall: 
    Culture & Diversity Cohort :  Spring, Summer, Fall semesters (on hold pending curriculum review) 
    Literacy Cohort:   Spring, Summer, Fall semesters 
    English as a Second Language Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters 
    Science & Inquiry Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters