Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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DANCE 310    Jazz Dance    1 Unit

Course Family:
Jazz Dance Technique
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This physical education course covers barre and center floor warm-ups, exercises, jazz techniques, isolations, walks and turns. This course explores variation of styles in ethnic, lyrical and modern jazz dance given in combinations and offers students the opportunity for exploration and improvisation using jazz steps learned in class. This class is for students with no or very little dance training.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB J.Tierney            Elk Grove EGA 114        14753 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


DANCE 320    Ballet    1 Unit

Course Family:
Ballet Technique
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 the fundamentals of beginning ballet technique. Basic terminology, coordination, alignment and execution of beginning ballet technique will be addressed. Students will experience a typical ballet class beginning with exercises at the barre, developed exercises in the center and across the floor exercises. Students will gain strength, agility, flexibility, coordination and balance. Students will also acquire knowledge of ballet history and repertory. Students will present their semester-long study of beginning ballet in a final showcase performance. This course is for students with no to very little dance experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LAB J.Tierney            Elk Grove EGA 114        20220 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


DANCE 321    Ballet II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Ballet Technique
Prerequisite: DANCE 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or one year of beginning training determined by the professor per an evaluation for the level of proficiency.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2013)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of beginning ballet technique with a progression in barre, center, and across the floor exercises. Fundamentals of beginning ballet are addressed with greater emphasis on strength and coordination. Students will further develop their ballet skills, movement vocabulary, and sequence construction while advancing their knowledge of ballet history and repertory. Students will present their semester-long study of Level II ballet in a final showcase performance. This course is recommended for students who have successfully completed Ballet I and are at a high beginner or intermediate level.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB J.Tierney            Elk Grove EGA 114        19567 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


DANCE 330    Modern Dance    1 Unit

Course Family:
Modern Dance Technique
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This beginning class offers an introduction to basic dance movement and the basic elements of music and rhythm. This course includes rhythmic, isolated and expressive movement as well as elemental concepts of space, time and force. This course is for students with little or no previous dance training.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LAB J.Tierney            Elk Grove EGA 114        20221 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


DANCE 332    Modern Dance II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Modern Dance Technique
Prerequisite: DANCE 330 with a grade of "C" or better; or one year of beginning training determined by the professor per an evaluation for the level of proficiency.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This beginning/intermediate modern dance class continues with the fundamental modern dance skills learned in the previous level. This course includes rhythmic, isolated and expressive movement. Concepts of space, time and force as related to dance will be discussed. Various cultural and contemporary dances will be explored. This course is for students who have successfully completed Modern Dance I or have previous dance training.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LAB M.Green-Clark        Elk Grove EGA 114        19861 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


DANCE 352    Urban Hip Hop II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Hip Hop Technique and Competition
Prerequisite: DANCE 351 with a grade of "C" or better; or one year of beginning training determined by the professor per an evaluation for the level of proficiency.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on the skills introduced with Urban Hip Hop I. Skills, steps, and hip hop dance combinations will progress in difficulty. Students will have more opportunity to explore freestyle movement and participate in session work. The emphasis of this class will cover the progression of hip hop dance beginning with break dance through the current trends of today.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LAB M.Green-Clark        Elk Grove EGA 114        19568 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


DANCE 410    Dance Composition and Production Level I    2 Units

Course Family:
Dance Composition and Production
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces students to the elements of choreography and the creative processes of composing dances. Students assume the roles of dancer and choreographer in developing improvisation, directing, and performance skills to produce and perform original group compositions. This course culminates in a final showcase performance designed to give students an opportunity to experience a college level dance production.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC R.Henning            CRC MAIN PE 113          19658 Textbook
F         10:00AM-01:10PM LAB R.Henning            CRC MAIN PE 113            

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013