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Dance


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DANCE 100Introduction to Dance2 CR HUM, PERF

Students will study concepts and practice the fundamentals of ballet, modern, and jazz dance. Students will participate in some physical excercise including a full body warm-up to begin class. Prior dance experience is not necessary. Students will learn short dance combinations involving body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, body toning, strength and flexibility as well as rhythmic awareness.

Prerequisite: None


DANCE 105Introduction to Jazz Dance2 CR HUM, PERF

Studies the concepts relevant to movement and practices the fundamentals of jazz dance. Students will learn short jazz dance combinations involving body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, body toning, strength, flexibility, and rhythmic awareness. Prior dance experience is not necessary.

Prerequisite: None.


DANCE 110Introduction to Tap Dance2 CR HUM, PERF

Introduces fundamentals of tap dance. Students will learn short dance combinations involving body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, strength and rhythmic awareness. Students will participate in physical exercise while dancing. Classes incorporate a full body warm-up including stretching, balance, and leg strengthening exercises providing a moderate cardio exercise. Prior dance experience is not necessary.

Prerequisite: None


DANCE 151Show Dance I2 CR HUM, PERF

Covers the fundamental techniques and principles of integrating voice, music and dance into a performance show choir. Students will sing (from memory) and perform beginner/intermediate choreography of music from a variety of styles ranging from Broadway and Jazz to Contemporary music. Ensembles perform a minimum of 1 concert per quarter, and all performances are mandatory. This course is designed for Music Majors, Dance Majors and Theatre Majors planning to transfer and complete a four-year degree in music, dance or theatre; or for those students desiring to participate in a song and dance performance choir.

Prerequisites: There are no perquisites for this course; students can step into the sequence at any time. Instructor permission required.


DANCE 152Show Dance II2 CR HUM, PERF

Demonstrates the fundamental techniques and principles of integrating voice, music and dance into a performance show choir. Students will sing (from memory) and perform beginner/intermediate choreography of music from a variety of styles ranging from Broadway and Jazz to Contemporary music. Ensembles perform a minimum of 1 concert per quarter, and all performances are mandatory. This course can be taken up to 2 times.This course is designed for Music Majors, Dance Majors and Theatre Majors planning to transfer and complete a four-year degree in music, dance or theatre; or for those students desiring to participate in a song and dance performance choir.

Prerequisites: There are no perquisites for this course; students can step into the sequence at any time. Instructor permission required.


DANCE 153Show Dance III2 CR HUM, PERF

Explores the fundamental techniques and principles of integrating voice, music and dance into a performance show choir. Students will sing (from memory) and perform beginner/intermediate choreography of music from a variety of styles ranging from Broadway and Jazz to Contemporary music. Ensembles perform a minimum of 1 concert per quarter, and all performances are mandatory. This course can be taken up to 2 times. This course will transfer to any four-year institution as an Elective or a Humanities credit.

Prerequisites: There are no perquisites for this course; students can step into the sequence at any time. Instructor permission required.


DANCE 197Rehearsal and Performance I1 CR - 5 CR

Provides experience for students who participate in dance performances and performing arts productions not associated with current enrollment in a dance course. This includes dancers, choreographers, designers, technicians, and support personnel. Students must successfully complete the rehearsal process through the final performance.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission.


DANCE 251Show Dance IV2 CR HUM, PERF

Distinguish the fundamental techniques and principles of integrating voice, music and dance into a performance show choir. Students will sing (from memory) and perform beginner/intermediate choreography of music from a variety of styles ranging from Broadway and Jazz to Contemporary music. Ensembles perform a minimum of 1 concert per quarter, and all performances are mandatory. This course can be taken up to 2 times. This course will transfer to any four-year institution as an Elective or a Humanities credit.

Prerequisites: There are no perquisites for this course; students can step into the sequence at any time. Instructor permission required.


DANCE 252Show Dance V2 CR HUM, PERF

Expands on the fundamental techniques and principles of integrating voice, music and dance into a performance show choir. Students will sing (from memory) and perform beginner/intermediate choreography of music from a variety of styles ranging from Broadway and Jazz to Contemporary music. Ensembles perform a minimum of 1 concert per quarter, and all performances are mandatory. This course can be taken up to 2 times. This course will transfer to any four-year institution as an Elective or a Humanities credit.

Prerequisites: There are no perquisites for this course; students can step into the sequence at any time. Instructor permission required.


DANCE 253Show Dance VI2 CR HUM, PERF

Further expand on the fundamental techniques and principles of integrating voice, music and dance into a performance show choir. Students will sing (from memory) and perform beginner/intermediate choreography of music from a variety of styles ranging from Broadway and Jazz to Contemporary music. Ensembles perform a minimum of 1 concert per quarter, and all performances are mandatory. This course can be taken up to 2 times. This course will transfer to any four-year institution as an Elective or a Humanities credit.

Prerequisites: There are no perquisites for this course; students can step into the sequence at any time. Instructor permission required.


DANCE 288Cooperative Work Experience1 CR - 15 CR

Provides work-based learning experience in a specific program of study. Individualized student outcomes are developed, focusing on behaviors that contribute to workplace success.

Prerequisites: Instructor or Cooperative Education Coordinator permission Concurrent requirements: COLL 289 or BTEC 294 or BUS 294 or IT 294 must be taken prior to or concurrent with this course.


DANCE 299Independent Study1 CR - 10 CR

Offers individualized learning opportunities for knowledge or skill development. Content and expectations are established between the student and instructor, and documented in an Independent Study contract.

Prerequisites: By instructor permission only.


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