Associate in Arts

Credits Required: 62 (2017-2018 Academic Year)

The program in Dance prepares graduates for transfer to a four-year school or university where they can pursue careers in either dance performance or dance education. Some students may wish to open their own dance studio or teach at a similar venue after earning their Associate in Arts degree.

*The Dance program is available to high school students who attend participating high schools.

Some required courses must be taken on CCBC's Campus at tuition rates in effect at the time of registration.

Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 15 Credits

CIST 100Introduction to Information Tech 3.00
DANC 100Introduction to Dance 3.00
DANC 220Dance in Art and Education 3.00
DANC 110Modern Dance I 2.00
DANC 115Ballet I 2.00
DANC 181Tap I 2.00
DANC 120Pointe/Variation I 1.00
WRIT 101English Composition 3.00

Second Semester - 14 Credits

DANC 150Modern Dance II 2.00
DANC 155Ballet II 2.00
DANC 160Improvisation 2.00
DANC 165Jazz I 2.00
HPER 220Nutrition 3.00
LITR 210Concepts of Literature 3.00

Curriculum - 2nd Year

Third Semester - 17 Credits

DANC 200Modern Dance III 2.00
DANC 205Ballet III 2.00
DANC 167Jazz II 2.00
DANC 183Tap II 2.00
DANC 170Pointe/Variation II 1.00
DANC 215Dance Composition 2.00
DANC 225Dance Production 3.00
 TAOC Category Four - 4 credits 

Fourth Semester - 16 Credits

DANC 230Modern Dance IV 2.00
DANC 235Ballet IV 2.00
DANC 250Senior Seminar 6.00
 TAOC Category Five - 3 credits 
 TAOC Category Five or Six - 3 credits