Dance Associate in Arts Degree
PROGRAM CODE: 2A03851
The Dance Associate in Arts Degree is designed to provide students with a foundational dance education emphasizing dance technique and performance complimented by integrated studies in choreography, dance production, repertory, dance appreciation and conditioning that will prepare them to transfer as dance majors for an advanced degree or to teach, choreograph, and perform at various community and private venues. Additionally the dance training will contribute to the student’s development of management skills, collaboration strategies and aesthetics. This degree requires a total of 28-30 units.
|Required Courses (25-27 units):|
|DANC 100 F||Dance Appreciation||3|
|or DANC 120 F||Dance History|
|or DANC 210 F||Multicultural Dance in the U.S. Today|
|DANC 102 F||Conditioning for Dance||2|
|DANC 112 F||Jazz II||2|
|DANC 141 F||Ballet I - Beginning Ballet||2|
|DANC 142 F||Ballet II - Advanced Beginning Ballet||2|
|DANC 143 F||Ballet III - Intermediate Ballet||2|
|DANC 162 F||Advanced Beginning Modern Dance (formerly DANC 108 F)||2|
|or DANC 163 F||Intermediate Modern Dance|
|DANC 200 F||Dance Appreciation - A Classical Ballet Retrospective||3|
|DANC 202 F||Dance Composition/Choreography||3|
|DANC 203 F||Dance Production||2-3|
|or DANC 204 F||Dance Rehearsal and Performance|
|DANC 214 F||Dance Repertory||2-3|
|or DANC 205 F||Dance Ensemble|
|Restricted Electives - Select from the following (3 units):||3|
|Tap Dance I||1|
|Tap Dance II||1|
|Middle Eastern Dance||1|
Outcome 1: Demonstrate intermediate level technique in ballet, modern jazz, and a foundational knowledge of other cultural dance traditions.
Outcome 2: Demonstrate choreography, performance and audition skills required for a career in dance.
Outcome 3: Analyze and criticize dance from historical and stylistic perspectives.