• K-12 Dance and Theatre Arts Additional License Requirements

    State Licensing Tests

    MTLE: Dance K-12 (sub test 1 and 2)
    MTLE: Theatre K-12 (sub test 1 and 2)
    The above assumes you have a valid Minnesota full-time license, exempting you from the basic skills and pedagogy test requirements.
    Education Courses

    GED 7815 Schools and Society, 4cr*
    GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr*
    GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr*
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr*
    GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr*
    GED 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr
    GED 7871 Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School/5-12, 4cr
    GED 7857 Teaching Communication Arts/Literature and Dance/Theatre Arts Part I, 4cr
    GED 7882 Teaching Dance/Theatre Arts in the Middle and Secondary School Part II, 4cr
    GED 7990 Advanced Practicum (4 weeks student teaching), 2cr
    *These requirements are deemed as satisfied by a Minnesota full-time teaching license.

    Theatre Courses

    THTR 1120 Intro to Theatre Arts: Stage & Screen, 4cr
    THTR 1130 Dance I, 4cr
    THTR 1140 Creating Movement, 4cr or THTR 3800 Hamline Dance Ensemble, 2 cr
    THTR 1230 Acting I, 4cr
    THTR 1420 Technical Theatre, 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 Theatre Project (Theatre Production), 4cr

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    THTR 3700 Creative Dramatics in the Elementary Classroom, 4cr 
    THTR 3750 TBD, 4cr
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    THTR 3410 Stage Makeup, 4cr
    THTR 3440 Scene and Lighting Design, 4cr
    THTR 3450 Costume Design, 4cr 

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