The dance program offers training courses for both beginning and advanced students
in the areas of ballet, modern, and jazz. The emphasis is on technique, choreography,
and extensive performance opportunities. Students will be able transfer to a four-year
institution, and will acquire the core skills necessary for lower-division bachelors
dance degree requirements.
The graduate of the Associate in Arts in Dance will:
Demonstrate proficiency in two of the following dance styles modern, ballet, and jazz.
Exhibit accomplished technique in tap and hip hop dance.
Demonstrate competency through public performances.
Develop an informed viewpoint of dance as an art form.
Demonstrate choreographic skills including supervisory and effective communicative abilities.
A major of 29 units is required for the degree. Demonstrated proficiency in two out
of the three dance forms is required for the degree.
Required core courses (19 units):
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