Spring 2019 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 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20316477Textbook
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 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20316478Textbook
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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20316479Textbook
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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20316480Textbook
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 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20316483Textbook
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 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20316484Textbook
DANCE 333 and 334 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 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20316410Textbook

DANCE 382    Fitness Injury Prevention and Management    2 Units

Same As: KINES 417
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to injury identification, prevention and management. Nutrition for optimal performance in athletics and dance will also be discussed. Students may be required to provide minor first aid supplies such as elastic wrap or athletic tape. This course does not discuss extreme trauma injuries. Not open to students who have completed KINES 417.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

F09:30AM-11:35AMLECD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20320264Textbook

DANCE 440    Performing and Touring Group: MOSAIC Dance Company I    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 I is a course designed to provide audition experiences and 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 public performance. This course emphasizes audition skills, choreography techniques, and professional standards for production coordination. Student 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 19-May 22

M01:00PM-01:50PMLECD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20320265Textbook
M02:00PM-03:05PMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 203
W01:00PM-03:05PMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 203

DANCE 441    Performing and Touring Group: MOSAIC Dance Company II    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 II 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 teaching and performing outreach projects, which may involve travel. Students will collaborate and implement a dance education outreach project, as well as understand professional standards for lesson planning and outreach programming. 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 19-May 22

M01:00PM-01:50PMLECD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 20320267Textbook
M02:00PM-03:05PMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 203
W01:00PM-03:05PMLABD.WorthFLC MAIN PE 203

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 19-May 16

TBATBALABJ.WhiteFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16387Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please
click here for the dates and locations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABK.FunderburgFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16388Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please click here for the dates and locations.

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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 click here for the dates and locations.

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: March 19, 2019