The associate degree dance program is designed to provide a broad base of dance classes that will provide training for transfer to similar programs at four-year institutions and will prepare students for employment in a variety of areas of dance.
Fitness / Aerobics Instructor
Bachelor’s Degree or higher required.
The Program-level Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) below are outcomes that students will achieve after completing specific degree / certificate requirements in this program. Students will:
- Demonstrate an awareness of the concept of artistic expression through movement.
- Identify and practice proper body alignment for dance.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of vocabulary as related to dance.
- Develop aesthetic values as they relate to dance. Based upon these values; will critically think about and analyze dance as an art form.
Associate Degree Major Requirements
|DANC-094A||Hip Hop I||1.5|
|or DANC-120||Dance Appreciation|
|Select two of the following:||3|
|Select two of the following:||2-5.5|
|Dance Theatre Performance I|
|Dance Theatre Performance II|
|Dance Theatre Performance III|
|Student Choreography for Production I|
|Student Choreography for Production II|
|Student Choreography for Production III|
|Performance Ensemble I|
|Performance Ensemble II|
|Performance Ensemble III|
|Performance Ensemble IV|
|Select two of the following:||2-4|
|Introduction to Dance|
|Studio Workshop in Tap Dance I|
|Studio Workshop in Tap Dance II|
|Studio Workshop in Modern Dance I|
|Studio Workshop in Modern Dance II|
|Studio Workshop in Jazz Dance I|
|Studio Workshop in Jazz Dance II|
|Studio Workshop in Ballet I|
|Studio Workshop in Ballet II|
|Social and Ballroom Dance I|
|Social and Ballroom Dance II|
|Latin American Dance I|
|Latin American Dance II|
|Hip Hop II|
|Hip Hop III|
|Hip Hop IV|
|Musical Theatre Dance|
|Studio Workshop in Pointe I|
|Studio Workshop in Pointe II|
|Studio Workshop in Pointe III|
|Touring Dance Ensemble I|
|Touring Dance Ensemble II|
Plus General Education and Elective Requirements
Certificate of Achievement
Any student who chooses to complete only the requirements listed above qualifies for a Certificate of Achievement in Dance. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.