Dance Emphasis (AA Degree A0444)


An emphasis in Dance provides the student with an understanding of the practices and theories of dance history, pedagogy and choreography. In addition to the foundational courses, students select courses from dance technique, performance and anatomy and Pilates categories. 

Required Courses 

Course Prefix Course Name Units
DN-T 18Introduction to Dance1.5
DN-T 20History and Appreciation of Dance3
DN-T 38Dance Teaching Methods3
DNCE 4Choreography1
DNCE 9Dance Audition Techniques1
DNCE 33Improvisation0.5
Anatomy and Pilates: Complete a minimum of 3 Units 3
Functional Anatomy for Pilates
Pilates Fundamentals
Conditioning Through Dance
Applied Kinesiology
Performance Ensemble: Complete a minimum of 3 Units 3
Dance Rehearsal
Dance Production
Dance Ensemble
Ballet: Complete a minimum of 2 Units 2
Ballet II
Ballet Performance
Classical Dance
Modern: Complete a minimum of 2 units 2
Modern II
Modern Performance
Contemporary Dance
Theatrical Dance: Complete a minimum of 1 units 1
Latin Dance I
Tap II
Tap Performance
Theater Dance II
Commercial Dance: Complete a minimum of 1 units1
Jazz II
Jazz Performance
Commercial Dance
Commercial Dance II
Total Units22

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