The dance department offers training programs for both beginning and advanced students
in the areas of ballet, modern, and jazz. The emphasis is on technique, choreography,
and extensive performance opportunities.
The graduate of the Certificate of Achievement in Dance will:
Demonstrate proficiency in two of the following dance styles modern, ballet, and jazz.
Exhibit accomplished technique in tap and folkloric dance.
Demonstrate competency through public performances.
Develop an informed viewpoint of dance as an art form.
Demonstrate choreographic skills including supervisory and effective communicative
A major of 32 units is required for the certificate. Demonstrated proficiency in
two out of the three dance forms is required for the certificate.
Required core courses (19 units):