• Dance and Theatre Licensure Requirements

    State Licensing Tests

    Basic Skills
    Dance and Theatre Content Knowledge

    Education Courses

    NOTE: Undergraduate students register for EDU classes until admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

    GED 7801 Intro to Advanced Teacher Thinking, 0cr
    EDU 1150/GED 7815 Schools & Society, 4cr
    EDU 1250/GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr
    EDU 3500/GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr
    EDU 3260/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 7050 Student Teaching Seminar, 2 cr

    Theatre Courses

    NOTE: Theatre courses are only offered through the undergraduate curriculum and require daytime availability.

    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 Prod), 2cr fall
    THTR 5910 Senior Theatre Project (Theatre Prod), 2cr spring

    Choose One

    THTR 3700 Creative Dramatics in the Elementary Classroom, 4cr
    THTR 3750 TBD, 4cr

    Choose One

    THTR 3410 Stage Makeup, 4cr
    THTR 3440 Scene and Lighting Design, 4cr
    THTR 3450 Costume Design, 4cr

    Completing your MAT degree 

    Once you've completed student teaching and seminar, you can enroll in the first of two degree completion courses


    Features: 8 credits, 2 four-credit courses 
    GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits) 
    GED 8495: Capstone Thesis (4 credits) or GED 8490: Capstone Project (4 credits)