Spring 2017 Class Schedule (FLC)



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DANCE 313    Jazz Dance III    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 intermediate dance class augments the fundamental jazz skills learned in previous levels with a further focus on proper technique and alignment, while performing more complex combinations and exploring different rhythms and styles, utilizing such skills as ballet, African and theatrical movement vocabularies. Social issues in the late 20th century, including globalization and popularization of jazz as an artistic expressive form will be surveyed, as well as analysis of jazz dance in contemporary media. This course is for students with previous dance training, and students must provide appropriate dance shoes and attire.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16287 Textbook
DANCE 313 and 314 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


DANCE 314    Jazz Dance IV    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: Jazz Dance IV offers students an opportunity to work in more complex movement studies building on skills acquired in previous levels of jazz dance. Quicker, more intricate combinations in center floor will be sequenced into challenging across the floor combinations. Progressive technique for multiple jazz turns and leap patterns with an emphasis on changes of directions, dynamics, and levels will culminate in final choreography. Students will assess the socio-cultural media influences shaping jazz dance today, looking at postmodern theory to analyze jazz dance as culturally relevant. This course is for students with previous dance training, and students must acquire appropriate dance shoes and attire.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16288 Textbook
DANCE 313 and 314 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


DANCE 322    Ballet III    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 in Ballet III provides a progression from level II barre, center, and across the floor exercises with an emphasis on the anatomy that governs ballet mechanics. Additional movement vocabulary and a refinement in epaulement, adagio and allegro sequences will be expected. The contributions of early 20th century choreographers and dancers will be highlighted along with level III variations. Students may present their class choreography in a final showcase performance. This course is for students who have successfully completed Ballet II or equivalent, and students must provide appropriate ballet shoes and ballet dress code attire.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16291 Textbook
DANCE 322 and 323 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


DANCE 323    Ballet IV    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 is intended for students with ballet experience, and provides a progression from level III barre, center, and across the floor exercises with an opportunity for pre-pointe work, floor barre, conditioning, and variations. Technique and sequences at this level will require a refinement of intermediate steps and variations, as well as breathing techniques for muscular strength and endurance exercises. The contributions of contemporary ballet choreographers, dancers and companies will be highlighted in lecture. Students may showcase their work in a final semester-end performance. This course is for students who have successfully completed Ballet III or the equivalent, and students must supply appropriate ballet shoes and ballet dress code attire.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16292 Textbook
DANCE 322 and 323 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


DANCE 333    Modern Dance III    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 III provides an exploration of modern dance techniques and movement concepts pioneered in the late 20th century, examining the role of postmodern theory in the development of movement ideas and choreography. Students will develop increased technical facility in the performance of modern dance level III movements while improving kinesthetic awareness and choreographic memorization. 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 is intended for students who have successfully completed Modern Dance II or have previous dance training.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16298 Textbook
DANCE 333 and 334 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


DANCE 334    Modern Dance IV    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 IV continues to develop fundamental modern dance skills learned in the previous levels, focusing on proper alignment and technique while performing complex combinations and developing a personal style. There will be opportunities for creative exploration and self-expression through the use of choreographic assignments in improvisation and movement messaging utilizing problem-solving techniques. Students will review the history of the development of modern dance, and assess the relevance of postmodern dance. Students will cultivate unique projects for a comprehensive understanding the contemporaneous relevance of this dance form. This course is intended for students who have successfully completed Modern Dance III or have previous dance training.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16299 Textbook
DANCE 333 and 334 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


DANCE 353    Urban Hip Hop III    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 emphasizes style, technical precision, strength, agility, and the cultivation of urban dance somatics. Dance combinations will introduce new styles and increase the degree of difficulty with center floor work. Urban Hip Hop III dance combinations will be taught covering various styles within hip hop dance genre, and students will work in groups to create a final presentation that expands the teacher choreographed dance into a full length performance piece, utilizing choreographic elements and student choreography. The theoretical emphasis of this course will cover the development of the various styles of hip hop dance including, but not limited to: b-boying/b-girling, breaking, krumping, popping, locking, and tutting. Low traction, comfortable athletic shoes and loose fitting clothing will be required, and some students may wish to wear knee pads.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mitchell           FLC MAIN PE 203          16295 Textbook
DANCE 353 and 354 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


DANCE 354    Urban Hip Hop IV    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 builds on the foundation provided in Dance 353. It will focus on improvisation, freestyle, cyphering, and battling. Musicality and storytelling are explored along with floor work, rapid tempos, and building upper body strength. This course is for students with previous urban Hip Hop dance training. This is an intermediate level course that builds on the skills learned in Urban Hip Hop levels I-III. Students will be introduced to freestyle movement and the elements of cyphering, battling and competition. Musicality, emotion, and storytelling are explores as students develop their own artistry within freestyle movement. The emphasis of this class will be on utilizing intermediate level skills with freestyle movement. Low traction, comfortable athletic shoes and loose fitting clothing will be required, and some students may wish to wear knee pads. A field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mitchell           FLC MAIN PE 203          16296 Textbook
DANCE 353 and 354 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


DANCE 380    World Dance History    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/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 students‚ understanding of dance chronology and theory.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16201 
Textbook


DANCE 442    Performing and Touring Group: MOSAIC Dance Company III    3 Units

Course Family:
Touring Group Performance and Production
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2017); CSU Area E2 (effective Summer 2017)
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in this course and participation in MOSAIC Dance Company is granted only through a successful completion of the formal dance audition process at Folsom Lake College. Intermediate and advanced students of dance are encouraged to audition.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: MOSAIC Dance Company III is a course designed to provide a touring performance opportunity for intermediate and advanced dancers at the pre-professional level. MOSAIC dancers will represent the Folsom Lake College Dance Program in the community through a performance tour, which will involve some travel. Students will review audition skills, choreography techniques, and production coordination requirements for performing on tour. Dancers may be exposed to several genres of dance including but not limited to: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary and other cultural styles. Students must supply dance attire, costumes and appropriate dance shoes for rehearsals and performance. Students are admitted into MOSAIC Dance Company by audition only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16413 Textbook
W         02:50PM-03:25PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
M         01:00PM-03:25PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
DANCE 442 and 443 are taught concurrently in the same classroom on MW 1:00 pm - 3:25 pm.


DANCE 443    Performing and Touring Group: MOSAIC Dance Company IV    3 Units

Course Family:
Touring Group Performance and Production
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2017); CSU Area E2 (effective Summer 2017)
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in this course and participation in MOSAIC Dance Company is granted only through a successful completion of the formal dance audition process at Folsom Lake College. Intermediate and advanced students of dance are encouraged to audition.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: *MOSAIC Dance Company IV is a course designed to provide performance opportunities for intermediate and advanced dancers at the pre-professional level. MOSAIC dancers will represent the Folsom Lake College Dance Program in the community through group performance in a formal concert setting. Students will review and refine audition skills, choreography techniques, professional standards for performing on tour, as well as implementation of education outreach projects, which may involve travel. Dancers may be exposed to several genres of dance including but not limited to: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary and other cultural styles. Students must supply dance attire, costumes and appropriate dance shoes for rehearsals and performance. Students are admitted into MOSAIC Dance Company by audition only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203          16415 Textbook
W         02:50PM-03:25PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
M         01:00PM-03:25PM LAB D.Worth              FLC MAIN PE 203            
DANCE 442 and 443 are taught concurrently in the same classroom on MW 1:00 pm - 3:25 pm.


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, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16163 
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16164 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    16165 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     16166 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.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 9, 2017