Dance Therapy Therapist Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals, in consultation with other rehabilitation team members or in private practice, to use the therapeutic application of creative dance movement to assist in promoting client rehabilitation and physical, emotional, and mental health. Includes instruction in neuroanatomy, personality development, movement and motor behavior, psychology, dance, creative expression modalities, improvisation, group psychology and leadership, client evaluation and supervision, dance therapy practice, and professional standards and ethics.

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Dance Therapy Therapist Major

What Courses Do Dance Therapy Therapist Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Dance Therapy Therapist majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anatomy
  • Dance
  • Ethics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology