Dance: Activity (DNCE)

DNCE 1  Ballet Fundamentals

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108

Introduces fundamental vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for ballet. Includes floor work, barre work, center work, floor progressions, and musicality and phrasing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201731139DNCE:1TR10:30am - 1:20pmM. Shear2-T122

DNCE 2A  Ballet I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for ballet. Includes barre work, center floor work, floor progressions, preparation for turning, and musicality and phrasing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730238DNCE:2AMW1:25pm - 4:15pmK. Ritz2-T122

DNCE 2B  Ballet II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Intermediate technique, vocabulary and movement combinations for ballet. Includes intermediate barre work, demi-pointe work, use of epaulement and increasingly difficult center floor combinations. Students who repeat this course will improve proficiency through continued instruction and practice.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730913DNCE:2BMW1:25pm - 4:15pmK. Ritz2-T122

DNCE 3  Ballet Performance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Introduces the experienced dance student to the performance aspect of ballet. Includes advanced barre work, center work, floor progressions, and performance of classical ballet variations.

DNCE 4  Choreography

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108
Prerequisite: DNCE 12A or DNCE 12B or DNCE 13

Designed for the experienced dancer to learn the techniques of choreography, forms and compositional design.

DNCE 8  Latin Dance I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Latin styles of dance. Includes Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Pasodoble and Jive.

DNCE 10  Modern Fundamentals

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Fundamental vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for Modern Dance. Includes floor work, center work, floor progressions, musicality and phrasing.

DNCE 11A  Social Dance Forms I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Fundamentals of music, dance positions, dance formations, and choreography to be used in the study of, but not limited to Swing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730239DNCE:11ATR4:20pm - 7:10pmJ. Hendrix2-T121

DNCE 11B  Social Dance Forms II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Advanced study of dance positions, dance formations, music and choreography to be used in the study of, but not limited to Swing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango.

DNCE 12A  Modern I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning terminology, technique, and movement combinations for Modern dance.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730240DNCE:12AMW10:30am - 1:19pmP. Lefler2-T122

DNCE 12B  Modern II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Intermediate terminology, technique, and movement combinations for Modern dance. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730241DNCE:12BMW10:30am - 1:20pmP. Lefler2-T122

DNCE 13  Modern Performance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Performance aspects of Modern dance, including advanced terminology, technique, choreographic elements, and performance for the experienced dance student.

DNCE 14A  Jazz I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for jazz dance. Includes warm-up, progressions and center floor routines.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730265DNCE:14ATR1:25pm - 4:15pmA. Nakamura2-T121

DNCE 14B  Jazz II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Intermediate vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for jazz dance. Includes warm-up, progressions, and center floor routines.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730266DNCE:14BTR1:25pm - 4:15pmA. Nakamura2-T121

DNCE 15  Jazz Performance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Introduces the experienced dancer to the performance styles and techniques of jazz dance. Includes advanced warm-up, floor progressions and performance of complex jazz dance routines.

DNCE 17  Jazz Fundamentals

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108

Introduces fundamental vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for jazz dance. Includes floor work, center work, floor progressions, routines and musicality and phrasing.

DNCE 18A  Tap I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning level technique, rhythms and routines for tap dance.

DNCE 18B  Tap II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Intermediate technique, rhythms, and routines for tap dance.

DNCE 19  Tap Performance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Introduces the experienced dancer to the performance aspects of tap by providing advanced techniques leading to the performance of compositions.

DNCE 22  Dance Rehearsal

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Designed for the experienced dancer to work in a rehearsal environment and to be a participant in the beginning elements of concert production. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

DNCE 24  Dance Production

1-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 54-108

Designed for the experienced dancer to apply previously learned choreographic skill, to conduct stage rehearsals and learn costuming techniques.

DNCE 28  Theater Dance I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Simple dance excerpts from various theater musicals and/or movies.

DNCE 29  Theater Dance II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Advanced theatre dance variations for the technically skilled dancer drawn from a variety of theater musicals and/or movies. Includes concepts of acting and staging incorporated with musical theatre choreography.

DNCE 30  Contemporary Dance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Advisories: DNCE12B and DNCE 13

Intermediate to advanced terminology, technique, and movement combinations for Contemporary dance.

DNCE 31  Classical Dance

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108

Advanced ballet repertoire focusing on the different schools of technique including Balanchine, Bournonville, and Vaganova.

DNCE 32  Commercial Dance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning terminology, styles, techniques, and movement combinations for Hip Hop dance. Includes Hip Hop choreographic skills.

DNCE 33  Improvisation

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning to advanced improvisation in dance and choreography.

DNCE 34  Dance Directives

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54
Prerequisite: Admission by audition

Provides the intermediate or advanced student the practical experience to assist an instructor in the creation and instruction of a dance class.

DNCE 35  Repertory

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 108
Prerequisite: Admission by audition

Provides the opportunity for the advanced dancer to learn choreography and to perform repertory pieces at workshops and special events. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

DNCE 36  Commercial Dance II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Styles of Hip Hop dance. Intermediate and advanced levels of Hip Hop dance routines. Includes Hip Hop choreographic skills.

DNCE 39A  Alignment and Correctives I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Pilates method of conditioning.Includes mat-work, Reformer and special conditioning exercises and body awareness resulting in improved alignment, strength, flexibility, control, coordination and breathing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730242DNCE:39AMW7:15pm - 10:05pmK. Ritz45-1411

DNCE 40  Conditioning Through Dance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Improves fitness through the coordination of dance exercises. Focuses on strength, flexibility, and range of motion. Designed for the dancer and non-dancer.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730243DNCE:40MW4:20pm - 7:10pmK. Ritz45-1411

DNCE 41  Pilates I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54
Advisory: DNCE 39A

Pilates beginning and intermediate Mat work and beginning Reformer. Includes Pilatesstick and the Magic Circle.

DNCE 42  Pilates II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54
Advisory: DNCE 41

Pilates intermediate mat, Reformer and Pilatesstick. Beginning Wunda Chair, Step Barrel and Ped-a-Pul. Includes use of physioball in Mat work.

DNCE 43  Pilates III

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lab: 36-54
Prerequisite: DNCE 42

Pilates intermediate and advanced mat, Reformer (with use of Jumpboard), Wunda Chair (with use of split pedal), and Pilatesstick. Includes beginning Cadillac and High Barrel.

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