Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate technical dance skills using correct body alignment and muscle coordination; and explain dance vocabulary of various dance styles. This curriculum is designed for students who plan careers in commercial and concert dance.
PREREQUISITE COURSE REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE (18 UNITS) UNITS
  DANCE 100 or
DANCE 102
Survey of Dance History

Middle Eastern Dance History
3 or

3
DANCE 111 or equivalent DANCE 114 Ballet Technique III 2
DANCE 116 or equivalent DANCE 117 Modern Dance Technique III 2
DANCE 121 or equivalent (may be taken concurrently) DANCE 122* Jazz Performance Skills 1.5
  DANCE 127 Salsa I  1.5
DANCE 124 or equivalent DANCE 129 Hip-Hop II 1.5
DANCE 101, 110, 115, 120, 124, or equivalent DANCE 130 Choreography 1.5
DANCE 112 or 122 and 111 or 116 or , 121 or equivalent
DANCE 112, 113, 116, 122, 123, 134,  or equivalent
DANCE 135* or
DANCE 136*
Dance Production – Repertoire

Dance Production – Student Choreography
2.5 or

2.5
DANCE 121 or equivalent DANCE 137 Jazz Dance Technique III 2
  DANCE 190 or
DANCE 194
Beginning Yoga

Pilates
1.5 or

1.5
    Select 6 units from the following
  ART 102 Art History: Renaissance-Modern 3
  ART 125 Motion Picture History & Culture 3
  ART 130 2-D Foundations 3
  DANCE 124 Hip-Hop I 1.5
DANCE 125 or equivalent
DANCE 126 or
DANCE 127 or
DANCE 128
Tap Dance II

Salsa I

Middle Eastern Dance
1.5 or

1.5 or

1.5
  KIN 157 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 115 World Mythology 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 HUMAN 120 Literature and the Cultural Arts 3
  MUSIC 101 Music Fundamentals 3
  MUSIC 135 Voice Training I 2
An audition is required. MUSIC 230 Chorus 1
An audition is required. MUSIC 236 Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Traditional
1
An audition is required. MUSIC 237 Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Contemporary 1
  T ART 101 Introduction to Theatre 3
   T ART 103 Acting Fundamentals I 3
T ART 103 or equivalent T ART 104 Acting Fundamentals II 3
  T ART 109 Stage Makeup I 2
  T ART 123 Stage Costume Design Workshop 3
  T ART 130 Performing Arts Technical Support 1-3
T ART 133 or equivalent T ART 134 Practical and Theoretical Aspects of Stage Lighting 2
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24
 * An audition may be required.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2016 GCC CATALOG 2016-2017
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Last updated: 6/25/2016 8:47:13 PM