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DANC 2299

Special Topics in Ballroom Dance

This course will provide an opportunity for students to further their study of principles and concepts in the field and to apply their knowledge in a variety of application both in the traditional classroom setting and in work/job related experiences. The class will be an individualized, arranged course, with learning outcomes determined by the instructor in consultation with the student and permission of the School Dean.

0-4
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DANC 1199

Special Topics in Ballroom Dance

Studies in special selected topics, to be determined by the instructor and approved by the School Dean.  Credits earned will be applicable as free electives in associate and certificate of applied science degree programs. 

0-4
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DANC 1189

Guided Experience I

This course will be a guided experience for community college students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the dean in a written contract.

1-4
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DANC 2289

Guided Experience II

This course will be an advanced guided experience for community college students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the dean in a written contract.

1-4
CH(s)

DANC 2255

Best Practices in Studio Management

The emphasis of this course is on identifying and responding to appropriate business, ethical, promotional, and creative challenges that happen when managing/owning a performing arts studio. Topics include (but not limited to) studio site selection, curriculum development, client services, creative marketing/promotion, staff development, and industry outlets for advancement. Students are expected to analyze examples via news articles and multi-media, discussing ethical issues, developing appropriate courses of action.

2
CH(s)

DANC 2204

Bronze Viennese/Bolero/Mambo

In this course, students will complete the ten (10) figures that compose the DVIDA Bronze syllabus in the American style of Viennese waltz and bolero and the fifteen (15) figures that compose the DVIDA Bronze syllabus in the American style of mambo plus variations. Students will polish technique and should feel comfortable dancing with partners of multiple levels in these three dances at the end of the course.

2
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DANC 2203

Bronze Tango/Cha Cha

In this course, students will complete the fifteen (15) figures that compose the DVIDA Bronze syllabus in the American style of tango and cha cha plus variations. Students will polish technique and should feel comfortable dancing with partners of multiple levels in these two dances at the end of the course. In addition, this course will provide an opportunity for students to test and receive the DVIDA Bronze certification for American style tango and cha cha at the end of the semester.

2
CH(s)

DANC 2202

Bronze Foxtrot/Swing

In this course, students will complete the fifteen (15) figures that compose the DVIDA Bronze syllabus in the American style of foxtrot and east coast swing plus variations. Students will polish technique and should feel comfortable dancing with partners of multiple levels in these two dances at the end of the course. In addition, this course will provide an opportunity for students to test and receive the DVIDA Bronze certification for American style foxtrot and east coast swing at the end of the semester.

2
CH(s)

DANC 2201

Bronze Waltz/Rumba

In this course, students will complete the fifteen (15) figures that compose the DVIDA Bronze syllabus in the American style of waltz and rumba plus variations. Students will polish technique and should feel comfortable dancing with partners of multiple levels in these two dances at the end of the course. In addition, this course will provide an opportunity for students to test and receive the DVIDA Bronze certification for American style waltz and rumba at the end of the semester.

2
CH(s)

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