Plan Code: 1260
Throughout this program students learn an appreciation of dance as an art form as well as instruction in dance technique, choreography, and aesthetics. Students are also provided partial-lower division preparation for transfer to a baccalaureate degree in this field. This Associate Degree will prepare students for careers in the teaching of dance, performance, choreography, dance studio operation/management, and dance therapy practices.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the ability to attain the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs).
- Develop a basic knowledge and experience of live performance synthesizing dance technique and creativity.
- Develop a respect for dance as a means of personal, cultural, or social expression.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Code Number||Course Title||Units|
|DANCE 1||Dance Forms Through the Ages||3|
|DANCE 5||Tap Dance 1||2|
|DANCE 14||Modern Dance 1||2|
|DANCE 15||Modern Dance 2||2|
|DANCE 20||Jazz Dance 1||2|
|DANCE 21||Jazz Dance 2||2|
|DANCE 24||Hip Hop||2|
|DANCE 26||Ballet 1||2|
|DANCE 27||Ballet 2||2|
|DANCE 31||Choreography I||2|
|DANCE 32||Choreography 2||2|
|IN ADDITION, complete at least ONE AND ONE HALF (1.5) units from the following:|
|Dance Performance (0.5)|
|Dance Performance (1)|
|Dance Performance (2)|
|Dance Performance (2.5)|
|IN ADDITION, complete TWO to TRHEE (2-3) units from the following:|
|Musical Theatre Dance (2)|
|Tap Dance 2 (2)|
|Pilates 1 (2)|
|Pilates 2 (2)|
|Modern Dance 3 (2)|
|Modern Dance 4 (2)|
|Folk and Ethnic Dance-African (2)|
|Folk and Ethnic Dance-Belly Dance (2)|
|Hip Hop Dance History (3)|
|Ballet 3 (2)|
|Ballet 4 (2)|
|Dance Choreography Workshop (2)|
|Ballroom/Social Dance (2)|
|Introduction to Theatre (3)|
|Complete one of the following: 1||19-39|
|Electives (as needed to reach 60 degree-applicable units) 2|
|Minimum Degree Total||60|
Units for the major may be double-counted for LBCC GE, CSU GE, or IGETC; see counselor for limitations.
Elective units from course(s) numbered 1-599, if needed, to reach 60 degree-applicable units.