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DANC 1A BEGINNING BALLET1 Unit
Introduction to the elementary fundamentals of classical ballet technique and training. Course includes the basic vocabulary and practice of beginning barre and center floor exercises.
Advisory: This course is included in the Ballet & Conditioning family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 1B INTERMEDIATE BALLET1 Unit
Continuation into the intermediate fundamentals of ballet technique and training. Includes the intermediate vocabulary and practice of barre and center floor exercises.
Prerequisite: DANC 1A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Ballet & Conditioning family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 1C ADVANCED BALLET1 Unit
Continuation into the advanced fundamentals of ballet technique and training. Includes the advanced vocabulary and practice of barre and center floor exercises.
Prerequisite: DANC 1B.
Advisory: This course is included in the Ballet & Conditioning family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 2A BEGINNING MODERN DANCE1 Unit
Formerly: H P 32, DANC 2
Introduction to the elementary fundamentals of Modern Dance technique and training. Course includes the basic vocabulary and practice of beginning Modern center barre and floor exercises.
Advisories: This course is included in the Dance Technique family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in DANC 2 or H P 32.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 2B INTERMEDIATE MODERN DANCE1 Unit
Continuation into the intermediate fundamentals of Modern technique and training. Includes the intermediate vocabulary and practice of center floor and across the floor exercises.
Prerequisite: DANC 2A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Technique family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 3A BEGINNING JAZZ DANCE1 Unit
Introduction to the fundamental technique of jazz dance. Emphasis is placed on class participation so that students may develop their knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of jazz dancing, including warm-up, stretch, isolations and choreography.
Advisories: This course is included in the Dance Technique family of activity courses; not open to student with credit in H P 33.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 3B INTERMEDIATE JAZZ DANCE1 Unit
This course gives students an opportunity to practice and develop intermediate jazz techniques. Emphasis on techniques presented as well as information on historical and stylistic perspectives of this dance form.
Prerequisite: DANC 3A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Technique family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 33A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 4A BEGINNING BALLROOM & SOCIAL DANCE1 Unit
Formerly: DANC 4
Introduction to beginning ballroom and social dance techniques. Instruction and practice in beginning Swing, Cha-Cha, Waltz, Fox Trot, Rhumba and Tango dances.
Advisory: This course is included in the Social & Cultural Dance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in DANC 4.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 4B INTERMEDIATE BALLROOM & SOCIAL DANCE1 Unit
Introduction to intermediate ballroom and social dance techniques. Instruction and practice in beginning Swing, Cha-Cha, Waltz, Fox Trot, Rhumba and Tango dances.
Prerequisite: DANC 4A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Social & Cultural Dance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 4C ADVANCED BALLROOM & SOCIAL DANCE1 Unit
Introduction to advanced ballroom and social dance techniques. Instruction and practice in advanced Swing, Cha-Cha, Waltz, Fox Trot, Rhumba and Tango dances.
Prerequisite: DANC 4B.
Advisory: This course is included in the Social & Cultural Dance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 5 WORLD DANCE1 Unit
Introduction to the history and origins of multicultural dance forms. Students will learn the basic steps, combinations, and finished dances of many traditional world dance forms.
Advisory: This course is included in the Social & Cultural Dance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 47D.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 6 BEGINNING COUNTRY-WESTERN LINE DANCING1 Unit
Introduction to the fundamental skills for Country and Western Line Dancing. Students will participate in a variety of dance steps designed to develop the coordination, skill, choreography and timing necessary for social line dancing.
Advisory: This course is included in the Social & Cultural Dance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 47.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 7 CHOREOGRAPHY1 Unit
Introduction to the exploration of the basic principles and theories of choreography and composition and the tools for defining the creative process.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 34.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 8 DANCE PRODUCTION: REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE2 Units
Rehearsal and performance class designed to develop choreography for live performance.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 52.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
6 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 9 MOVEMENT FOR ACTORS2 Units
Principles and practice of body awareness and movement for actors focusing on movement derived from jazz, musical theater, contemporary dance. Emphasis on alignment and centering, concentration and relaxation, development of the kinesthetic sense and exploration of the body/mind connection for the actor.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses; UC will accept for transfer credit either THTR 38 or DANC 9, not both; not open to students with credit in H P 72.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture-laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 10 TOPICS IN DANCE HISTORY4 Units
A comprehensive study of the evolution of theatrical dance in the western world from the 16th century through the present day. Includes the eras of French court ballet, ballet d'action, romantic and classical ballet, modern, post-modern and contemporary dance. Examines topics in dance as an art form, including history, traditions, trends; outstanding artists and works; practice in observing and understanding dance in a historical and cultural context. Analysis of dance as an expression of social order, power, classical art, a medium of cultural fusion, and as an expression of individual artists.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in H P 70.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 11A REPERTORY DANCE I4 Units
Formerly: DANC 11
Introduction to the basic concepts of dance performance. Includes beginning experience with the rehearsal process, learning dance works and preparation for a performance. Students will be given the opportunity to perform for a live audience and to collaborate with and perform for area Colleges and Universities, civic, local, or charity organizations.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in PHED 34G or DANC 11.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
8 hours lecture-laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 11B CHOREOGRAPHY FOR PERFORMANCE I4 Units
Introduction to the basic concepts of choreography and dance composition. Students will be given the opportunity to create original beginning dance works for individuals and groups to be performed in front of a live audience. Includes beginning dance technique and practice of basic choreographic skills.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 11C DANCE PRODUCTION I4 Units
Introduction to the fundamentals of dance production and performance. Includes instruction on how to produce and mount a full-scale theatrical production for public performance, make-up techniques, lighting design and stagecraft. Students will also have the opportunity to perform, choreograph and stagecrew at the beginning dance production skill level.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 12A REPERTORY DANCE II4 Units
Continuation into the intermediate level concepts of dance performance. Includes intermediate experience with the rehearsal process, learning dance works and preparation for a performance. Students will be given the opportunity to perform for a live audience and to collaborate with and perform for area colleges and universities, civic, local, or charity organizations.
Prerequisite: DANC 11A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
8 hours lecture-laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 12B CHOREOGRAPHY FOR PERFORMANCE II4 Units
Continuation into the intermediate level concepts of choreography and dance composition. Students will be given the opportunity to create intermediate original dance works for individuals and groups to be performed in front of a live audience. Includes intermediate dance technique and practice of complex choreography.
Prerequisite: DANC 11B.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 12C DANCE PRODUCTION II4 Units
Continuation into the intermediate level of dance production and performance. Includes instruction on how to produce and mount a full-scale theatrical production for public performance, make-up techniques, lighting design and stagecraft. Students will also have the opportunity to perform, choreograph and stagecrew at the intermediate dance production skill level.
Prerequisite: DANC 11C.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Performance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
2 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (96 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 13A INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY DANCE1 Unit
Introduction to the fundamental techniques of Contemporary Dance. Emphasis is placed on development of the knowledge and understanding the principles of Contemporary Dance including basic movement theory, technique and repertoire from global artists.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Technique family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 13B INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY DANCE1 Unit
Continuation into the intermediate Contemporary Dance technique and training. Includes the intermediate vocabulary and practice of barre, center floor exercises and across the floor combinations.
Prerequisite: DANC 13A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Dance Technique family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 14 DANCE CONDITIONING1 Unit
Introduction to the principles of dance and conditioning through floor work derived from various dance disciplines including ballet, jazz, contemporary and other psycho-physical disciplines. Topics may include body mechanics, muscle groups critical to dance, flexibility, alignment, self-assessment, dance injury prevention, and strengthening the mind-body-spirit connection.
Advisory: This course is included in the Ballet & Conditioning family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 18A INTRODUCTION TO HIP HOP DANCE1 Unit
An introduction to the technique of Hip Hop dance with an integrated fitness approach that focuses on developing the stabilization muscles of the center of the body. Concentration will be on isolations of the muscles of the torso, back, hips, inner and outer thighs, chest and abdominals in conjunction with breathing, postural alignment and body awareness.
Advisory: This course is included in the Social & Cultural Dance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 18B INTERMEDIATE HIP HOP DANCE1 Unit
Continuation into the intermediate fundamentals of Hip Hop technique and training. Includes the intermediate vocabulary and practice of isolations and across the floor exercises.
Prerequisite: DANC 18A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Social & Cultural Dance family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
DANC 70R INDEPENDENT STUDY IN DANCE1-4 Units
This course of study provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Dance beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours per week, per unit, as determined by unit value of the contracted project or course of study; 36-144 total hours. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 


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