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University Transfer Program
60 – 70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The Associate of Arts Degree (AA) in Dance is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university to major or minor in dance. A comprehensive dance education will develop skills required to create, perform, communicate and understand dance. These skills are acquired through the study of modern dance, ballet technique, jazz technique, performance, as well as production, dance appreciation, music appreciation, and composition.

Kinesiology (AA) Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: 14-16 units Units
DANC 100 Dance Appreciation 3 units
DANC 121.1 Modern Dance I 1 unit
DANC 130.1 Jazz Dance I 1 unit
DANC 140.1 Ballet I 1 unit
DANC 390 Dance Composition/Theory/Choreography 3 units
DANC 400.1 Dance Performance & Production I 1 - 2 units
DANC 400.2 Dance Performance & Production II 1 - 2 units
MUS. 202 Music Listening and Enjoyment 3 units
OR
MUS. 275 History of Jazz 3 units
Required Selective Courses: Select 6 units from the following courses: Units
DANC 116.1 Waltz I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 116.2 Waltz II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 116.3 Waltz III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 116.4 Waltz IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 117.1 Tap Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 117.2 Tap Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 117.3 Tap Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 117.4 Tap Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 121.2 Modern Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 121.3 Modern Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 121.4 Modern Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 128.1 Latin Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 128.2 Latin Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 128.3 Latin Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 128.4 Latin Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 130.2 Jazz Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 130.3 Jazz Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 130.4 Jazz Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 140.2 Ballet II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 140.3 Ballet III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 140.4 Ballet IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 151.1 Social Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 151.2 Social Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 151.3 Social Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 151.4 Social Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 167.1 Swing Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 167.2 Swing Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 167.3 Swing Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 167.4 Swing Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 330.1 Creative Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 330.2 Creative Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 330.3 Creative Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 330.4 Creative Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 391 Dance Composition - Theory and Choreography 3 units
DANC 400.3 Dance Performance & Production III 0.5 - 2 units
DANC 400.4 Dance Performance & Production IV 0.5 - 2 units
Total Required Major Units: 20 - 22

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.