Fall 2017 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 UC/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 or lyrical/contemporary 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. 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. Students will be responsible for obtaining appropriate dance attire.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          19379 
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T         11:30AM-12:35PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
Th        10:30AM-12:35PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            


DANCE 320    Ballet I    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 provides an introduction to foundational ballet technique, examining the historical development of ballet and its transmission throughout Europe prior to the 1800's. 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, 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. Students will be responsible for purchasing appropriate dance attire and ballet shoes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          15791 Textbook
DANCE 320 and 321 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



DANCE 321    Ballet II    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: Ballet II provides students a review of basic ballet vocabulary and technique, offering an opportunity to perfect basic steps while introducing new combinations at the barre, center floor and across the floor. In this course students will learn to perform level II ballet steps safely and precisely, developing a more complex ballet movement vocabulary and be able to apply ballet terminology appropriately. Students will be able to evaluate ballet using basic theoretical models to analyze ballet as a transnational craft, analyzing the historical origins of ballet to support a deeper understanding of ballet technique and its development in Europe prior to the 20th century. Students are responsible for purchasing appropriate dance attire and ballet shoes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16070 Textbook
DANCE 320 and 321 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



DANCE 330    Modern Dance I    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 course provides an introduction to elementary modern dance techniques, concepts and choreography, examining the role of modern dance pioneers, social rebellion, women's issues and dance history. The social, cultural and political issues involving modern dance will be surveyed, as well as some basic theoretical perspectives used to analyze the origins of Modern dance. 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. Students will be responsible for purchasing appropriate dance attire.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          15872 Textbook
DANCE 330 and 332 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



DANCE 332    Modern Dance II    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: Modern Dance II provides an augmentation to elementary modern dance techniques, concepts and choreography. 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, while students will examine the role of second generation modern dance pioneers. The social, cultural and political issues involving modern dance as an artistic expressive form will be surveyed, as well as some basic theoretical perspectives used to analyze the development of modern dance during the early 20th century. Students will develop increased technical facility in the performance of level II modern dance movements while improving kinesthetic awareness, creativity and rhythm. This course is intended for students who have successfully completed Modern Dance I or have previous dance training.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16090 Textbook
DANCE 330 and 332 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



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 will introduce students to rudimentary 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 basic Hip Hop movement. 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 historical foundations of Hip Hop dance will also be examined with emphasis placed on the positive message that Hip Hop culture brings to today's society. No previous dance experience is necessary. Low traction, comfortable athletic shoes and loose fitting clothing will be required, and some students may wish to wear knee pads. This course was formerly known as Dance 311. This course is not open to students who have received credit for Dance 311.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mitchell           FLC MAIN PE 203          16068 Textbook
DANCE 351 and 352 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



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
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course allows for further study of hip hop dance and continues the development of technique and style on a more comprehensive level. Urban Hip Hop II presents rigorous exercises for improved strength and kinesthetic awareness, using a new vocabulary of intricate steps. The focus is on locomotor movements across the floor to improve smooth execution and center combinations to develop steps done in hard-hitting percussive styles with a progression in technical difficulty. Students will have more opportunity to explore freestyle movement and participate in session work. The theoretical emphasis of this class will cover the progression of hip hop culture from inception to the current trends of today. Low traction, comfortable athletic shoes and loose fitting clothing will be required, and some students may wish to wear knee pads.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mitchell           FLC MAIN PE 203          16091 Textbook
DANCE 351 and 352 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



DANCE 410    Dance Composition and Production I    2 Units

Course Family:
Dance Composition and Production
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Students must audition for admission into Dance Composition and Production the first week of class.
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. Choreographic projects will culminate into a semester-end showcase. Students with some dance experience in any genre of dance are encouraged to audition for admission into this class, and students will be responsible for acquiring appropriate dance shoes and attire. This course was formerly known as Dance 372. This course is not open to students who have received credit for Dance 372.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          15915 Textbook
M         02:00PM-03:05PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
W         01:00PM-03:05PM 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. DANCE 410 and 411 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



DANCE 411    Dance Composition and Production II    2 Units

Course Family:
Dance Composition and Production
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Students must audition for admission into Dance Composition and Production the first week of class.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Students of Dance Composition and Production II will incorporate choreographic dance concepts and techniques using locomotor skills, axial movement, dynamics, direction, time, improvisation, and rhythm to create an individual approach to choreography. Using the seven qualities of movement, phrases, functions of staging and focal directives, students will utilize theses concepts in a performance application. Students with intermediate or advanced level experience in any genre of dance are encouraged to audition for admission into this class and will be responsible for acquiring appropriate dance shoes and attire.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16071 Textbook
M         02:00PM-03:05PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
W         01:00PM-03:05PM 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. DANCE 410 and 411 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



DANCE 495    Independent Studies in Dance    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN FLCTBA          16425 
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DANCE 498    Work Experience in Dance    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
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, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LAB J.White              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15955 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15954 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15956 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15957 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2017