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Discipline: Certificate: Dance Teacher - E0313
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Alignment and Correctives I DNCE 39A
  • DNCE 39A (Alignment and Correctives I) students will learn to execute basic Pilates techniques.
  • DNCE 39A students will be able to execute personal alignment corrections based on information and exercises learned in class.
Ballet II DNCE 2B
  • DNCE 2B (Ballet II) students will be able to execute intermediate ballet techniques.
  • DNCE 2B-2 (Ballet II) students will be able to define intermediate ballet terms.
Choreography DNCE 4
  • DNCE 4 (Choreography) students will expand their theoretical and historical knowledge in the field of choreography.
  • DNCE 4 (Choreography) students will be able to present basic choreographic forms and compositional design.
Dance Production DNCE 24
  • DNCE 24 (Dance Production) students will learn the basic elements of technical production.
  • DNCE 24 (Dance Production) students will learn the basic elements of concert production.
Dance Teaching Methods DN-T 38
  • To experience and develop dance pedagogy applicable in ballet, jazz and modern dance.
  • To develop and write lesson plans in ballet, jazz and modern dance.
  • Students will be able to present a comprehensive portfolio that includes lesson plans, teaching analogies and personal responses that chronicle the process of becoming a successful dance teacher.
  • Students will be able to assemble a comprehensive job portfolio that includes a cover letter, resume and business card template.
History and Appreciation of Dance DN-T 20
  • DN-T 20 (History and appreciation of Dance) students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the chronological overview of western theatrical dance from the Renaissance period to the present.
  • DN-T 20 (History and appreciation of Dance) students will gain an appreciation of dance as a performing art.
  • Identify a chronological overview of theatrical dance from renaissance court to present time.
  • Identify major artists of dance periods.
  • Analyze dance in film and live performance.
  • Compare and contrast classical and contemporary periods of theatrical dance.
  • Assess the cross-cultural influences that have shaped theatrical dance.
Improvisation DNCE 33
  • DNCE 33 (Improvisation) students will be able to execute the 5 energies of improvisation.
  • Students will demonstrate partner and group awareness through performance of improvisational partner exercises.
Jazz II DNCE 14B
  • DNCE 14 B (Jazz II) Students will be able to execute intermediate jazz dance technique.
  • DNCE 14B (Jazz II) students will be able to define intermediate jazz dance terms.
Kinesiology KIN 24
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of cardinal planes of motion and corresponding axes of rotation.
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the 3 classes of levers.
Modern II DNCE 12B
  • DNCE 12B course completers will be prepared to represent Mt. SAC at an outside performance.
  • DNCE 12B (Modern II) Students be able to execute intermediate modern dance techniques.
Repertory DNCE 35
  • DNCE 35 (Repertory) students will learn intermediate/advanced performance skill through the participation in the Repertory Dance company.
  • DNCE 35 students will demonstrate knowledge of the elements of Repertory Concert Production.