Program Learning Objectives
- Students will demonstrate an integrated understanding of dance training principles and competency in a variety of dance techniques that support performance.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to apply fundamental principles of dance composition to their own creative process. They will recognize various choreographic processes, aesthetic properties of style, and the relationship between form and content.
- Students will develop a fundamental knowledge of body mechanics, anatomy, kinesiology, and somatic practices applicable to work in dance, physical activity and health.
- Students will recognize crucial historical developments, significant artistic works and philosophical constructs within dance history.
- Students will communicate ideas effectively through oral, written, choreographic and performance skills, including technologically mediated work.
- Students will demonstrate critical thinking and creative problem solving skills in theoretical and practical applications.
- Students will understand cultural, gender, age, and aesthetic diversity through the study of dance.
|DANC 221||Dance Appreciation||4|
|DANC 231||Intermediate Ballet||2|
|DANC 232||Intermediate Modern Dance||2|
|DANC 233||Intermediate Jazz Dance||2|
|DANC 340||Dance Composition||4|
|DANC 341||Dance Concert Practicum 1||2|
|Select from the following (at least 6 units must be 300-400 level):||8|
|Pilates and Conditioning Fundamentals|
|Beginning Modern Dance|
|Beginning Jazz Dance|
|Beginning Ballroom Dance|
|International Folk Dance|
|Intermediate Ballroom Dance|
|Body Awareness and Expression|
or TH 235
|Advanced Ballet and Repertory|
|Cultural Influence on Dance in America|
|Contemporary Dance Repertory|
|Choreography/Workshop in Dance Concert Preparation|
|Dance Teaching Methods for Dance Minors|
|Advanced Selected Techniques|
|Selected Advanced Topics|
|Selected Advanced Laboratory|