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  Jul 23, 2017
 
 
    
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Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

Dance, A.A.


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The Associate of Arts in Dance is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university to major or minor in dance, and will benefit any student planning to enter a dance-related profession, including performing, teaching, directing, or arts administration.

  • Emphasis on building dance skills grounded in an understanding of the body’s healthy structure and function
  • Practical hands-on experience in the art and craft of choreographing and performance
  • Introduction to a variety of contexts for understanding dance, its relationship to other arts and the humanities
  • Direct exposure to artists currently working in the field, through visiting artists and community partnerships with local dance companies for hands-on learning

Students interested in pursuing a professional development certificate and/or an internship in dance instruction for children should speak with the Dance Program Coordinator for more information regarding Dance Pedagogy training.

 

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours: 65)


Mathematics (3 hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Natural Sciences (7 hours)


Select 2 courses from the Natural Sciences (30) Core 

Humanities and Visual/Performing Arts (9 hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 hours)


Physical Education (2 hours)


Select one course from the following:

Notes:


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

Check with the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer to ensure that courses taken at NVC are the courses that will apply to the appropriate degree.

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