Program Overview

Dance (AA) Requirements

Required Core Courses Units
DANC 121.1 Modern Dance I 1 unit
OR
DANC 121.2 Modern Dance II 1 unit
OR
DANC 121.3 Modern Dance III 1 unit
OR
DANC 121.4 Modern Dance IV 1 unit
DANC 130.1 Jazz Dance I 1 unit
OR
DANC 130.2 Jazz Dance II 1 unit
OR
DANC 130.3 Jazz Dance III 1 unit
OR
DANC 130.4 Jazz Dance IV 1 unit
DANC 140.1 Ballet I 1 unit
OR
DANC 140.2 Ballet II 1 unit
OR
DANC 140.3 Ballet III 1 unit
OR
DANC 140.4 Ballet IV 1 unit
DANC 330.1 Creative Dance I 1 unit
OR
DANC 330.2 Creative Dance II 1 unit
OR
DANC 330.3 Creative Dance III 1 unit
OR
DANC 330.4 Creative Dance IV 1 unit
DANC 391 Dance Composition - Theory and Choreography 3 units
DANC 400.1 Dance Performance & Production I 2 units
OR
DANC 400.2 Dance Performance & Production II 2 units
OR
DANC 400.3 Dance Performance & Production III 2 units
OR
DANC 400.4 Dance Performance & Production IV 2 units
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy 4 units
MUS. 100 Fundamentals of Music 3 units
Plus a selection of 6 units from the following: Units
BIOL 260 Human Physiology 5 units
DANC 100 Dance Appreciation 3 units
DANC 102 A Survey of Jazz Dance from Streets to Stage 3 units
DANC 117.1 Tap Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 117.2 Tap Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 125.1 Salsa I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 125.2 Salsa II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 125.3 Salsa III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 125.4 Salsa IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 150.1 Hip Hop I 1 unit
DANC 150.2 Hip Hop II 1 unit
DANC 151.1 Social Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 151.2 Social Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 151.3 Social Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 151.4 Social Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 152.1 Cuban Roots of Salsa I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 152.2 Cuban Roots of Salsa II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 152.3 Cuban Roots of Salsa III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 152.4 Cuban Roots of Salsa IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 161 Tango Argentino 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 162 Tango Milonga 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 163 Tango Buenos Aires 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 164 Tango De La Confiteria 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 165 Tango Performance Improvisation 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 166 Tango de la Guardia Vieja 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 167 Swing Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 168 Swing Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 169 Swing Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 172.1 Classical Chinese Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 172.2 Classical Chinese Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 172.3 Classical Chinese Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 172.4 Classical Chinese Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 260 Tango Teacher Training 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 350.1 Cardio Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 350.2 Cardio Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 395.1 Dance Workshop I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 395.2 Dance Workshop II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 395.3 Dance Workshop III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 395.4 Dance Workshop IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 410.1 Dance for the Musical Theater Production I 2 units
DANC 410.2 Dance for the Musical Theater Production II 2 units
DANC 410.3 Dance for the Musical Theater Production III 2 units
DANC 410.4 Dance for the Musical Theater Production IV 2 units
DANC 665 * Selected Topics: Dance in Cultural Context 1 - 3 units
DRAM 200 Theory of Acting I 3 units
DRAM 201 Advanced Acting I 3 units
DRAM 202 Advanced Acting II 3 units
DRAM 208 Acting Practicum I (Acting Laboratory) 2 units
DRAM 209 Acting Practicum II (Acting Laboratory) 2 units
* Each unit of DANC 665 used toward the degree must be a different topic (e.g. Salsa, Flamenco, Afro/Brazilian).
Total Required Major Units: 22

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.