Spring 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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DANCE 351    Urban Hip Hop I    1 Unit

Course Family:
Hip Hop Technique and Competition
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course includes basic urban-style Hip Hop moves with rapid level changes and strong floor work. Choreography is provided on a bare bones theme and developed according to individual style, ability, and personal interpretation. The history of this genre and the traditional competitive elements of Hip Hop dance are examined, as well as the role of dance in Hip Hop culture. An opportunity for exploration of Freestyle, Old Style, Poppin', Lockin' is provided. This course is for students with little or no experience in Hip Hop dance technique. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.RossOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14212416Textbook

DANCE 352    Urban Hip Hop II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Hip Hop Technique and Competition
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: DANCE 351 with a grade of "C" or better or by audition.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course continues the technique and alignment begun in DANCE 351 on a more comprehensive level. It presents rigorous exercises for the development of strength and kinesthetic awareness. It also uses a vocabulary of intricate steps. The focus is on locomotor movements across the floor to improve smooth execution and center combinations to develop hard-hitting percussive styles. This course is for students with some previous urban Hip Hop dance training. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.RossOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14211975Textbook

DANCE 353    Urban Hip Hop III    1 Unit

Course Family:
Hip Hop Technique and Competition
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: DANCE 352 with a grade of "C" or better or by audition.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on the styles and technique studied in DANCE 352. The emphasis is on exercises to encourage strength and agility, developing a dance persona, and on combinations that introduce new styles and increase the degree of difficulty with floor work. This course is for dancers with previous urban Hip Hop dance training. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.RossOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14219513Textbook

DANCE 354    Urban Hip Hop IV    1 Unit

Course Family:
Hip Hop Technique and Competition
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: DANCE 353 with a grade of "C" or better or by audition.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on the foundation provided in DANCE 353. The focus is on improvisation, Freestyle, Cyphering, and battling. Musicality and storytelling are explored along with floor work, rapid tempos, and building upper body strength. This course is for students with previous urban Hip Hop dance training. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.RossOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14219514Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2017