Dance (DANC)

DANC 010  Introduction To Choreography Units: 2

This course is an introduction to the fundamental elements of choreography and their practical application in creating dance composition.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: C1                 IGETC: None

DANC 015  History Of Dance Units: 3

This survey course examines the chronological development of dance and includes the study of pre-classic through contemporary forms. It emphasizes the interconnections between aesthetic practice and people, events, and ideas.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C3                 CSU GE: C1                 IGETC: 3A

DANC 024  Dance Performance Units: 1

This course exposes the student to the methods and execution of dance as it applies directly to a fully mounted musical theater production or dance concert. It includes exposure to both acting areas and dancing areas as needed by the directorand choreographer of the actual production.Emphasis is on rehearsal and performance techniques. Dance Performance course(DANC-024,DANC-025 and DANC-026) may be taken for a maximum of 4 times up to a total of 12 units.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Audition or consent of instructor
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

DANC 025  Dance Performance Units: 2

This course exposes the student to the methods and execution of dance as it applies directly to a fully mounted musical theater production or dance concert. It includes exposure to both acting areas and dancing areas as needed by the director and choreographer of the actual production. Emphasis is on rehearsal and performance techniques. Dance Performance courses(DANC-024,DANC-025 and DANC-026) may be taken for a maximum of 4 times up to a total of 12 units.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 108          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Audition or consent of instructor
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

DANC 026  Dance Performance Units: 3

This course exposes the student to the methods and execution of dance as it applies directly to a fully mounted musical theater production or dance concert. It includes exposure to both acting areas and dancing areas as needed by the director and choreographer of the actual production. Emphasis is on rehearsal and performance techniques. Dance Performance courses (DANC-024, DANC-025 and DANC-026) may be taken for a maximum of 4 times up to a total of 12 units.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 162          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Audition or consent of instructor
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

DANC 070  Dance, Modern Units: 1

This course provides instruction in modern dance techniques as a vehicle for creating original movement.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Courses Related in Content
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

DANC 073  Dance, Jazz Units: 1

This course provides instruction in jazz dance technique emphasizing optimum body placement and improved body mechanics and coordination. (Equivalent to KINE-053.)
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Courses Related in Content
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

DANC 075  Dance, Tap Units: 1

This course provides instruction in basic tap dance steps and simple choreography forms for the improvement of coordination and physical conditioning.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Courses Related in Content
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

DANC 076  Dance, Ballet Units: 2

This course provides instruction in ballet technique and terminology.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: Courses Related in Content
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None