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DANC 124 C  Partnering

1 Unit

DANC 130 C  Afro-Caribbean Dance

1 Unit

Courses

Prerequisite: Demonstrated mastery of intermediate dance level technique. Term hours: 32–36 laboratory. This class introduces the basic elements of partnering to the intermediate dancer. The students will develop the strength and coordination to perform the basic skills for both floor partnering and lifts. May be taken for credit 4 times. (UC/‌CSU) Term hours: 32–36 laboratory. Students will learn the dance styles and rhythms of African and Caribbean cultures including dances from West Africa, Brazil, Trinidad, Haiti, Bahia, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic. Dance as an inseparable part of the culture will be discussed. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Dance concert admission not to exceed $30.00. (UC/‌CSU)

DANC 131 C  Ballet Folklorico

1 to 2 Units

Term hours: 32–72 laboratory depending on units attempted. Students will learn folk dances from various regions of Mexico such as Vera Cruz, Jalisco and Pueblo. The cultural background of each dance will be discussed. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Cost of dance concert not to exceed $12.00. (UC/‌CSU)

DANC 132 C  Flamenco Dance

1 to 2 Units

Term hours: 32–72 laboratory depending on units attempted. Students will study basic Flamenco Dance technique and learn movement combinations and the cultural aspect of the dance. The class provides students with the opportunity to develop coordination, rhythm, and performance skills for Flamenco Dance. Some history of Flamenco will be included. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Dance concert admission will not exceed $12.00. (UC/‌CSU)

DANC 133 C  Dance of Andalusia

1 to 2 Units

Term hours: 32–72 laboratory depending on units attempted. Students will study the dance of Andalusia, Spain, dance technique and movement combinations with increasingly difficult rhythmic patterns. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Dance concert admission not to exceed $12.00. (UC/‌CSU)

DANC 134 C  Latin Jazz

1 to 2 Units

Term hours: 32–72 laboratory depending on units attempted. Students will study and learn basic skills of Latin jazz dance and styles inherent in Jazz and Afro-Cuban dance and Latin popular rhythms such as Cha Cha, Mambo, Salsa, Merenque, Bolero, Cumbia, Corridos, and Flamenco Rumba. Students will learn Latin Jazz combinations. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Dance Concert admission not to exceed $30.00. (UC/‌CSU), AA  GE

DANC 136 C  Middle Eastern Dance

1 Unit

Term hours: 32–36 laboratory. Students will learn the social and stage dances from the Near and Middle East. Course work includes styling, veil work, cymbal playing, improvisation, Dabke, fusion forms, vocabulary and cultural background of the dances. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Dance concert admission not to exceed $12.00. (UC/‌CSU)

DANC 137 C  Latin and Swing Dance

1 Unit

Term hours: 32–36 laboratory. Students will learn various Latin and swing dance forms such as east and west coast swing, salsa, cha-cha, and meringue. The course will focus on learning the choreography in each style while developing coordination, partnering and performances skills. Individual choreography will enhance the students’ knowledge of each dance forms as well as encourage creativity. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Dance concert admission not to exceed $12.00. (UC/‌CSU)

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DANC 139 C  Ballroom I

1 Unit

Term hours: 32–36 laboratory. This course gives students the opportunity to learn various ballroom dances. Examples of dance forms that may be included are Waltz, Fox Trot, American Tango and Argentine Tango. The course will focus on learning International and American smooth styles of dance. The students will develop coordination skills and knowledge of each dance form. Course may be taken for credit 4 times. Cost of dance concert admission will not exceed $30.00. (UC(Pending)/CSU, CSU GE)

DANC 140 C  Summer Dance Festival

1 to 1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Audition. Term hours: 64–108 laboratory TBA depending on units attempted. The Summer Dance Festival is designed to give both high school and college students the opportunity for intensive study of a variety of dance styles by taking technique classes while rehearsing choreography of faculty and students. All phases of the dance concert process from audition to rehearsal to backstage preparation will be covered. May be taken for credit 4 times. (CSU)

DANC 202 C  Elements of Choreography

2 Units

Prerequisite: Demonstrated mastery of beginning level dance technique. Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 16–18 laboratory. Students will study the theories and practices involved in basic dance composition. Methodologies will include elements of shape, space, time, music, topics and other theories and dance styles that involve the creation of a dance. May be taken for credit 4 times. Cost of dance concert admission will not exceed $30.00. (UC/‌CSU)

DANC 203 C  Dance Production

1 to 2 Units

DANC 204 C  Dance Rehearsal and Performance

2 to 3 Units

Term hours: 64–144 laboratory TBA depending on units attempted. This course offers practical experience in the technical aspects of dance production including costume design, set design, makeup, lighting, sound production, and publicity. May be taken for credit 4 times. (UC/‌CSU) Prerequisite: Audition. Advisory: Concurrent Enrollment in one of the following: DANC 203 C, THEA 149 C, or one from THEA 140 C through THEA 147 C. Term hours: 128–216 laboratory TBA depending on units attempted. This course provides the experience of learning and performing choreographic works of faculty, students, and guest artists. All phases of the dance concert process from audition to rehearsal to backstage preparation will be covered. Dance concert admission may not exceed $30.00. (UC/‌CSU)

DANC 205 C  Dance Ensemble

3 Units

Prerequisite: Audition. Term hours: 32–72 laboratory. Theater and dance students with intermediate to advanced skill levels will develop their performing and choreographic skills, learn the basics of fundraising and promotion of dance while performing at K–12 schools, community events and dance festivals. May be taken for credit 4 times. (UC/‌CSU)

DANC 208 C  Pointe Class

1 Unit

Prerequisite: Demonstrated mastery of intermediate dance technique. Term hours: 32–36 laboratory. Students will learn exercises to develop the strength and coordination to perform ballet steps in pointe shoes. Proper shoe fit, injury prevention and correct body alignment will be covered. May be taken for credit 4 times. Dance concert admission not to exceed $12.00. (UC/‌CSU)

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  
Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

The 2012-2013 Cypress College Catalog provides detailed information about courses, degrees, transfer programs and certificates at Cypress Co...

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