Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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DANCE 310    Jazz Dance    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered as beginning or intermediate jazz dance. Beginning jazz dance covers basic skills of alignment, balance and technique. It gives a foundation in the basic steps, vocabulary, history, and traditions of jazz dance. Intermediate jazz dance refines the basic skills, introduces varied rhythms and methods of counting, and initiates more complex transitions and steps in center combinations. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Beginning
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB R.Henning            ARC MAIN PE 231A         16738 
Textbook
Intermediate
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Green-Clark        ARC MAIN PE 235          12118 Textbook


DANCE 320    Ballet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered as beginning or intermediate ballet. Beginning ballet covers basic skills, alignment, steps and technique suitable for beginners. It gives a foundation in the etiquette, vocabulary, history and traditions of classical ballet. Intermediate ballet refines the basic skills, introduces more complex steps and initiates more difficult center combinations. Both levels include a progression of barre exercises and warm-ups designed to develop strength and range of motion as well as balance and alignment. Classical ballet technique, and vocabulary are emphasized at the barre and repeated across the floor and in center. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Beginning
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Henning            ARC MAIN PE 235          12126 
Textbook
Intermediate
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Smith              ARC MAIN PE 235          12038 Textbook


DANCE 330    Modern Dance    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered as beginning or intermediate modern dance. Beginning modern dance includes basic movement technique, alignment and vocabulary. It gives a foundation in the history and traditions of modern dance in America and encourages individual expression and creativity. Intermediate modern dance refines the basic skills and utilizes improvisation and problem solving techniques in dealing with space, design, time, shape, and energy. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Beginning
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Henning            ARC MAIN PE 235          15096 
Textbook
Intermediate
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Green-Clark        ARC MAIN PE 235          28422 Textbook


DANCE 340    Ballroom Dance    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered as beginning or intermediate ballroom dance. Beginning ballroom covers basic partnering skills, alignment, technique, and footwork. It gives a foundation in the etiquette, vocabulary and traditions of ballroom dance. Intermediate ballroom refines the basic skills, introduces varied rhythms, and initiates more complex foot patterns and partnering. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Beginning-Men
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB P.Zimny              ARC MAIN PE 231A         12002 
Textbook
Beginning-Women
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB P.Zimny              ARC MAIN PE 231A         12004 Textbook
Intermediate-Men
F         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB J.Iben               ARC MAIN PE 235          29042 Textbook
Intermediate-Women
F         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB J.Iben               ARC MAIN PE 235          29044 Textbook


DANCE 360    Tap Dance    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is offered as beginning or intermediate tap dance. Beginning tap covers basic tap rhythms, walks, alignment, technique, and footwork. It gives a foundation in the history, etiquette, vocabulary, and traditions of tap dance. Intermediate tap refines the basic skills, introduces varied rhythms, and initiates more complex footwork. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Beginning
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Green-Clark        ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       12116 
Textbook


DANCE 375    Jazz Dance Performance Group    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a jazz dance lecture and performance group for intermediate to advanced dancers with an emphasis on community outreach, dance demonstrations, and a concert performance. The history of jazz dance is covered and ethnic styles are compared. An opportunity to choreograph is offered. Field trips may be required. This course is by audition only and may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN PE 235          13412 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB S.Smith              ARC MAIN PE 235            


DANCE 376    Choreography    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic elements of choreography and provides an opportunity to explore choreographic structure. Choreographic concepts are introduced, developed, and applied to various dance styles in a manner appropriate for all levels of dance skill. Emphasis is on the choreographic process. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB S.Smith              ARC MAIN PE 235          29324 
Textbook

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011