Major in DanceThe Associate of Arts Degree (AA) in Dance is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university to major or minor in dance. A comprehensive dance education will develop skills required to create, perform, communicate and understand dance. These skills are acquired through the study of modern dance, ballet technique, jazz technique, performance, as well as production, dance appreciation, music appreciation, and composition.
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for Associate degree and
Major requirements: 20-22 semester units
A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.
Required Core Courses (14-16 units):
|DANC 100||Dance Appreciation||3 units|
|DANC 121.1||Modern Dance I||1 unit|
|DANC 130.1||Jazz Dance I||1 unit|
|DANC 140.1||Ballet I||1 unit|
|DANC 390||Dance Composition/Theory/Choreography||3 units|
|DANC 400.1||Dance Performance & Production I||1-2 units|
|DANC 400.2||Dance Performance & Production II||1-2 units|
|MUS. 202||Music Listening and Enjoyment||3 units|
|MUS. 275||History of Jazz||3 units|
Required Selective Courses (Select 6 units from the following courses):