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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dance Concentration, Arts and Sciences, A.A.


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The Dance program is designed to offer students who plan to transfer to a four-year college as dance majors the opportunity to develop foundational skills in concert dance technique, performance, improvisation, composition, and audition in order for them to succeed in upper division dance courses.  Core dance courses provide training and practice in the essential areas of dance listed above, as well as extensive exposure to a diverse array of dance studies and contemporary dance practices.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
*(ENG 101E  is an approved substitution for ENG 101) 
3   DNC 115
or
DNC 213
Ballet I
or
Ballet III
2
Gen Ed Mathematics
*(MAT 115  is recommended)
3   ENG 102 Advanced English Composition 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities
*(DNC 101  is recommended)
3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of the two science requirements, one must have a lab)
4
DNC 130 Dance Improvisation 3   PSY 101 General Psychology 3
DNC 118 Modern Dance I 2   THR 112
or
THR 207
Costume Design 
or
Technical Theater
3
        DNC 111
or
DNC 113
Jazz I
or
Jazz II
2
TOTAL   14   TOTAL   17
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
DNC 201 Dance History 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of the two science requirements, one must have a lab)
3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science  3
DNC 119 Modern Dance II 2   DNC 116
or
DNC 214
Ballet II
or
Ballet IV
2
DNC 230 Choreography and Improvisation 3   DNC 295 Dance Company Capstone Project 1
MUS 120 Music Skills for Performers 3   DNC 210 Human Movement Analysis 3
        Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   14   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (31 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Science


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101 and ENG-101E

Mathematics


Free Electives (3 credits)


Electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer advisor and the transfer institution.

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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