Spring 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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DANCE 304    Polynesian 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 covers basic dances from Polynesia, including dances from Tahiti, Hawaii, and New Zealand. Class sessions consist of warm-ups, center dances, and cultural vocabulary. An opportunity to study the history, location of origin, and cultural importance of Polynesian dance is presented. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Stassi             SCC MAIN SOG 213         27444 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Stassi             SCC MAIN SOG 214         27444 Textbook
On-Campus


DANCE 310    Jazz Dance    1 Unit

Prerequisite: For Beginning Jazz Dance: none; Prerequisite for Intermediate: Successful completion of Beginning Jazz Dance with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: The beginning course is a basic approach to Jazz Dance. Warm-up technique and turns, isolations, locomotor movements, and dance combinations will be taught at this level. The dance combination will vary in styles to include ethnic, lyrical, modern, and hip hop/funk movements and steps. Group choreography and performance will be emphasized. The Intermediate course is an exploration of the various styles of jazz dance at the intermediate level. It includes further review of the dance movements learned in the beginning course. Student choreography and studio performances are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Dance/Jazz, Beginning
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Stassi             SCC MAIN SOG 214         25374 
Textbook
On-Campus


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: In this course students will learn to perform beginning level ballet positions, barre warm up exercises, turns, and ballet techniques. Center and across the floor exercises will focus on increased control, speed, strength, and balance. Students will develop a ballet movement vocabulary and apply ballet terminology appropriately including a performance of class repertoire. Students will also gain an understanding of the historical and traditional foundations of ballet and learn to appreciate ballet as a movement theory and art form. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Beginning Ballet
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB J.Tierney            SCC MAIN SOG 214         25524 
Textbook
On-Campus


DANCE 330    Modern Dance    1 Unit

Prerequisite: For Beginning Modern Dance: none; Prerequisite for Intermediate Modern Dance, successful completion of Beginning Modern Dance with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers rhythmic movements, isolated movements, free expression, and improvisation. Elemental concepts of space, time, and force will be included. In beginning modern dance, dance vocabulary, warm-up techniques, improvisational dancing, basic rhythms, music, and sounds will be included. The seven basic locomotor movements and beginning choreography techniques will be taught. In intermediate modern dance, the contributions of various cultures to contemporary dance will be explored. Students will create dances to various types of music, percussion instruments, and other media. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Dance/Modern, Intermediate
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB J.Tierney            SCC MAIN SOG 214         26092 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011