I. Choreography

Total semester hours: 3

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 160 Fundamentals of Dance Composition I (also fulfills Creative Arts Core) 3

II. General & Creative Theory

Total semester hours: 6

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 183 Stagecraft for Dancers 1
DANC 260 Laban Movement Analysis 3
DANC 281 History of Dance Theatre 3
DANC 282 I Am, Therefore I Dance (also meets Core AMCS Req.) 3
DANC 382 Drumming for Dance 3
DANC 386 Dance in Los Angeles 1
DANC 387 Dance as Social Action (also fulfills Engaged Learning Flag) 3
DANC 480 Kinesiology for Dancers I (also fulfills Nature of Science, Technology, and Math Core) 3
DANC 498 Dance Media and Tech 3

Or other courses in Dance as directed by advisor.

III. Teaching Theory

Total semester hours: 3

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 363 Multiple Ways of Knowing and Showing 3
DANC 384 Creative Dance for Children 3
DANC 385 Movement Arts for Children 3
DANC 484 Principles of Teaching Dance (also fulfills Oral Skills Flag) 3

IV. Dance Technique

Minimum semester hours: 6

Modern Dance

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 102 Modern Dance I 0-2
DANC 202 Modern Dance II 0-2
DANC 302 Modern Dance III 0-2
DANC 402 Modern Dance IV 0-2
DANC 404 Modern Dance V 0-2

Ballet

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 120 Ballet I 0-2
DANC 220 Ballet II 0-2
DANC 320 Ballet III 0-2
DANC 420 Ballet IV 0-2
DANC 421 Pointe and Variations 0-1
DANC 423 Ballet V 0-2

Jazz Dance

Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
DANC 142 Jazz Dance I 0-2
DANC 242 Jazz Dance II 0-2
DANC 342 Jazz Danc III 0-2
DANC 345 Jazz Dance IV 0-2
DANC 445 Jazz Dance V 0-2
DANC 446 Jazz Dance VI 0-2

V. World Dance Forms

Total semester hours: 2

 Course NameSemester Hours 
Dance of Greece 2
Dance of Ireland 2
Dance of Mexico 2
Dance of Africa 2
Dance of Bali 2
Other World Dance 2
Musical Theatre Dance I 2
Musical Theatre Dance II 2
Yoga 2