Program: Dance

Overview

Dance

The Dance Program is known for being on the cutting edge of new trends in dance, offering free master classes with top professionals, enthusiastic faculty interested in the students’ progress and a wide range of classes. The Associate of Arts degree in Dance prepares students for careers in performance, teaching, dance studio operation and body or physical therapy. Students learn an appreciation of dance as an art form as well as quality instruction in dance technique, choreography, and aesthetics. Students can also take dance courses that are transferable to any four-year college or university.  

Career Opportunities

Students learn an appreciation of dance as an art form as well as instruction in dance technique, choreography, and aesthetics. Students are also provided partial lower-division preparation for transfer to a baccalaureate degree in this field. This Associate degree will prepare students for careers in body therapies, dance, and teaching or dance studio operation.

Associate in Arts (AA), Dance

Students learn an appreciation of dance as an art form as well as instruction in dance technique, choreography, and aesthetics. Students are also provided partial-lower division preparation for transfer to a baccalaureate degree in this field. This Associate Degree will prepare students for careers in body therapies, dance, choreography, performance, and teaching or dance studio operation. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Develop a basic knowledge and experience of live performance synthesizing dance technique and creativity. 
  • Develop a respect for dance as a means of personal, cultural, or social expression.