Dance Teaching Certificate


This program is designed to prepare the student to teach dance at private dance studios and community centers. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in numeric sequence (13 units):
DANC 106 CBallet II2
DANC 108 CModern Dance II2
DANC 109 CDance Improvisation2
or DANC 202 C Elements of Choreography
DANC 116 CBallet III2
DANC 117 CModern Dance III2
DANC 230 CDance Teaching Methodologies3
Select an additional 5 units from the following:5
Introduction to Dance Appreciation3
Pilates Mat Work1
Adaptive Dance1-2
Jazz Dance I2
Jazz Dance II
Tap Dance I1
Tap Dance II
Hip Hop Dance1
Afro-Caribbean Dance1
Middle Eastern Dance1
Latin and Swing Dance1
Ballroom I1
Summer Dance Festival l1.5-2
Performance Class I.5-3
Performance Class II
Dance Production l
Dance Production II
Total Units18