Prospective certificate students should meet with the Dance/Movement Therapy Certificate advisor to discuss their intentions to pursue the certificate. Enroll in the first- or second-semester dance/movement therapy course:
- DANCE 231 Introduction to Dance/Movement Therapy or
- DANCE 232 Introduction to Dynamics of Dance Therapy.
Application is usually made directly after the completion of Introduction to Dynamics of Dance Therapy. Students intending to pursue the Dance/Movement Therapy Certificate should visit the School of Education's Certificate Programs page to complete the declaration form.
Certificate Course Requirements
The DMT certificate requires a minimum of 19 credits.
Supportive Disciplinary Coursework
Dance Department Coursework
|DANCE 131||Somatic Theory and Practices||2|
|DANCE 156||Movement as Material Through Improvisation||2|
|DANCE 157||Introduction to Movement Analysis||2|
|DANCE 231||Introduction to Dance/Movement Therapy||2|
|DANCE 232||Introduction to Dynamics of Dance Therapy||2|
|DANCE 331||Dynamics of Dance Therapy||3|
|DANCE 431||Dance Therapy Practicum||3|
Undergraduate/Special Student Certificates
This certificate may be completed within the context of an undergraduate degree or as a Special student after an undergraduate degree has been awarded from any institution. The certificate may be completed in its entirety while enrolled as a Special student. Candidates are encouraged to contact the certificate coordinator to discuss course enrollment and the sequencing of certificate requirements.
- (Body Studies) Gain skill in expressing through movement and understanding its connection to emotion.
- Develop literacy about the field of Dance/Movement Therapy.
- Practice and practical work in movement analysis as a tool for Dance/Movement Therapy.
Information about faculty, staff, and other contributors to the Department of Dance can be found on the department's website.