Fall 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 provides an introduction to jazz dance technique. Students will become proficient at warm up, center and across the floor exercises focused on control, balance and flexibility. Across the floor combinations will emphasize alignment, style, and technical progression, leading to memorized choreography. The history of jazz dance will be surveyed, as well as some basic theoretical perspectives used to analyze the social, cultural and political issues involving jazz as an artistic expressive form. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          15637 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 203          15637 Textbook


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 capabilities 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          15764 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Henning            FLC MAIN PE 203          15764 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 provides an introduction to foundational ballet technique, examining the social, cultural and political issues involving ballet as an artistic expressive form. 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 be able to evaluate ballet as a movement theory and an art form, using basic theoretical models to analyze dance as culturally meaningful. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          15638 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 203          15638 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 provides an introduction to elementary modern dance techniques, concepts and choreography, examining the role of modern dance pioneers, social rebellion, women's issues, dance history, and ethnic dance influences. The social, cultural and political issues involving modern dance will be surveyed, as well as some basic theoretical perspectives used to analyze Modern dance in contemporary media. 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. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          15763 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Henning            FLC MAIN PE 203          15763 Textbook


DANCE 372    Dance Composition and Production    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Students admitted by audition only.
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 with intermediate or advanced level experience in any genre of dance are encouraged to audition for admission into this class. 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 25-Dec 20
The Basics of Choreography
MW        01:00PM-01:25PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          15849 
Textbook
The Basics of Choreography
MW        01:00PM-01:25PM LEC E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 203          15849 Textbook
MW        01:25PM-02:45PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
This class requires an audition prior to the end of the first week of enrollment. Auditions will occur during the first week of class. Students must attend both class sessions during the first week and pass the audition in order to remain enrolled in this class.

MW        01:25PM-02:45PM LAB E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 203            
This class requires an audition prior to the end of the first week of enrollment. Auditions will occur during the first week of class. Students must attend both class sessions during the first week and pass the audition in order to remain enrolled in this class.


DANCE 378    Musical Theater 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 is designed to give students a full intellectual understanding of and physical experience with Musical Theatre Dance. Students will explore fundamental theoretical concepts associated with the social, historical and political forces that shaped, and continue to shape, the American musical. Students will examine choreographic innovations, advances in dance technique and stylization related to the musical theatre genre. Performance opportunities will be available. Students must acquire appropriate dance shoes and attire. This course may be taken two times for credit provided different topics are taken.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-01:25PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          19251 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-01:25PM LEC R.Henning            FLC MAIN PE 203          19251 Textbook
TTh       01:25PM-02:45PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
TTh       01:25PM-02:45PM LAB R.Henning            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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15950 
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 three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 10:00AM -12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 21, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Thursday, August 23, 2012, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM 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      15951 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 three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 10:00AM -12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 21, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; and Thursday, August 23, 2012, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM 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 A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        15952 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15953 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012