Spring 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16651 
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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 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16283 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16284 
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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: 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16407 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
The Art of Creating Dance
MW        01:00PM-01:25PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16491 
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MW        01:25PM-02:45PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            


DANCE 380    World Dance History    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: World Dance History will survey the development of dance traditions around the world from antiquity to the present day, applying basic theoretical models to analyze dance as culturally meaningful. The course will explore how/why dance is created, borrowed/exploited, hybridized and revered in human culture. The impact of social, political, economic, cultural and religious forces shaping dance throughout history will be examined. Cross-cultural transmissions of movement stylization will inform the studentsâ understanding of dance chronology and theory.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          20560 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16675 
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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: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207, or Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 10:00AM - 12Noon 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 A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16676 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: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00PM ¿ 5:00PM in FL1 203, or Saturday, January 21, 2012 from 1:00PM ¿ 3:00PM in FL1 207. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia 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 mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC 11        16677 Textbook
W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       16678 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 10
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21274 Textbook
This is an online course. This class begins Wednesday, February 15, 2012 and ends on Thursday, May 10, 2012. 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 the class orientation, which is scheduled on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in FL1 203. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~ Mansfia to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2012