Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: A1350)
Dance is a rigorous, specialized area of the performing arts that communicates and expresses meaning, emotion, and cultural values. The field demands a high level of physical preparation as well as a thorough understanding of aesthetics. Designed to help students develop the technical skills and professional preparation for careers related to dance. Students develop their skills in ballet, jazz, and modern dance, concentrating on rhythm, musicality, coordination, and memory building techniques. It also offers the option to explore tap, ethnic, and social dance forms while offering opportunities for individual creativity.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Create and perform dance studies for a small group using accompaniment.
- Employ the concepts of specific dance techniques in the demonstration and performance of center and tor movement combinations.
|ANTH 102||CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY||3|
|BIOL 260||HUMAN ANATOMY||4|
|DANC 109||MODERN DANCE I||1.5|
|DANC 110||MODERN DANCE II||1.5|
|DANC 113||BALLET I||1.5|
|DANC 114||BALLET II||1.5|
|DANC 115||BALLET III||1.5|
|DANC 117||JAZZ DANCE I||1.5|
|DANC 118||JAZZ DANCE II||1.5|
|DANC 200||DANCE HISTORY AND APPRECIATION||3|
|PSYC 101||GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|BIOL 100||PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY||3|
|BIOL 101||PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY LABORATORY||1|
|DANC 111||MODERN DANCE III||1.5|
|DANC 112||MODERN DANCE IV||1.5|
|DANC 125||DANCE PRODUCTION I||2|
|DANC 126||DANCE PRODUCTION II||2|
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.