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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 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 3   ENG 102 Composition and Literature 3
MAT 101 College Algebra 3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science (of the two science requirements, one must have a lab) 4
DNC 101 Dance Appreciation 3   PSY 101 General Psychology 3
DNC 115 or DNC 213 Ballet I or Ballet III 2   DNC 116 or DNC 214 Ballet II or Ballet IV 2
DNC 118 Modern Dance I 2   DNC 119 Modern Dance II 2
DNC 130 Dance Improvisation 3        
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   14
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Diversity 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities  3
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science (of the two science requirements, one must have a lab) 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science  3
MUS 120 Music Skills for Performers 3   DNC 111 or DNC 113 Jazz I or Jazz II 2
DNC 201 Dance History 3   DNC 210 Human Movement Analysis 3
DNC 230 Choreography and Improvisation 3   DNC 295 Dance Company Capstone Project 1
        THR 112 or THR 207 Costume Design or Technical Theater 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (31-32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Science


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


  • ENG 101  - English Composition (3 Credits) *minimum grade of “C” or better is required
  • ENG 102  - Composition and Literature (3 Credits)

Mathematics


  • MAT 101  - College Algebra (3 Credits)

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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