Fall 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)



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DANCE 309    Introduction to Dance    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will introduce basic steps, styles and rhythms associated with several dance disciplines including ballet, jazz, modern, hip-hop and lyrical forms of dance. Lecture will encompass the historical and cultural placement of each dance style from inception to current media trends. Class will include warm up exercises, movement combinations and dance choreography appropriate to each dance style. Students will be responsible for obtaining appropriate dance attire. Upon completion of this course, students will have experience performing a variety of dance styles and techniques, and be able to critically discuss the socio-cultural and historical context of each style. This course may be taken two times for credit provided different topics are taken.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:25PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          30610 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            


DANCE 310    Jazz Dance    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will include warm up exercises comprised of introductory level ballet positions and their corresponding jazz positions in parallel. Students will become technically proficient in jazz techniques, including turns and leaps. Center floor exercises will focus on control, balance and flexibility. Across the floor combinations will emphasize alignment, style, and technical progression. Students will memorize sections of choreography and perform with confidence. An informal introduction to injury prevention will be included in this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          22668 
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DANCE 311    Urban Hip Hop    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 will introduce students to the elements of urban Hip Hop dance style and culture. Conditioning exercises and drills will be incorporated to develop the physical skills and capacities necessary to execute more advanced movements. The movements will be instructor choreographed, but will allow the opportunity for students to express their individuality and creativity by developing signature techniques, as well as, group formations. Students will compete in small groups as part of the experience. The history and evolution of hip hop dance will also be examined with emphasis placed on the positive message that Hip Hop brings to today's society. No previous dance experience is necessary. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          23002 
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DANCE 320    Ballet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course students will learn to perform beginning level ballet positions, barre warm up exercises, turns and techniques safely and precisely. Center and across the floor exercises will focus on increased control, speed, strength and balance. Students will develop a ballet movement vocabulary and will be able to apply ballet terminology appropriately. Students will also gain an understanding of the historical and traditional foundations of ballet and learn to appreciate ballet as a movement theory and art form.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          22670 
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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: Modern Dance is designed to teach the fundamentals of modern dance movement vocabulary and instill an appreciation of modern dance as an art form. Students will develop increased technical facility in the performance of modern dance movements while improving kinesthetic awareness, strength and flexibility. A review of modern dance history and an exploration of choreographic principles will enhance understanding of the creative and expressive foundations of this art form.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          23000 
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DANCE 372    Dance Composition and Production    2 Units

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 is designed to give students the opportunity to choreograph and perform dance at the college level. Students will improve technique and experience several dance styles by exploring fundamental concepts of dance composition and movement through improvisation, as well as understand the role of the choreographer in dance production. Students will be responsible for acquiring appropriate dance shoes and attire. This course may be taken four times for credit provided different topics are taken.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        01:00PM-01:25PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          23344 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            


DANCE 498    Work Experience in Dance    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to the dance field. Students are advised to consult with the FLC Dance Program faculty to review specific degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of dance. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies related to dance instruction, dance studio office administrative work or other related activities. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill a 16 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken four times for credit, for a maximum of 16 units when there is new or expanded learning on the job or additional job responsibilities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      31430 
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This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, and Saturday, August 28, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      31431 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, and Saturday, August 28, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC 8         31432 Textbook
W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       31440 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 23, 2010