Dance Performance - A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 142
For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.
The Dance Performance area of study will provide students with a solid technical foundation in dance and prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution for a bachelor’s degree in dance. Based on a central core of physical practice, creative process, and dance theory, the program requirements will provide a working knowledge of all aspects of dance performance, collaborative skills, critical analysis, historical knowledge, exposure to aesthetic and cultural diversity, and the development of individual creativity.
Suggested Semester 1
Suggested Semester 2
Suggested Semester 3
Suggested Semester 4
Total Credit Hours: 60
All incoming students wishing to major in Dance should be advised by the Dance Program Coordinator prior to their first semester at HCC.
Dance majors are expected to fulfill all requirements of a dance jury that will assess the student’s progress through a review of the student’s work each semester. Ongoing placement in Ballet and Modern Dance Technique classes is based on faculty recommendation through the jury process.
A graduate should be able to
- 1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning as it applies to the field of dance.
- 2. Demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, intellectual curiosity, and open-mindedness.
- 3. Demonstrate competency through application of knowledge learned in content-based areas of dance theory and history, and in skill-based areas of practice and performance.
- 4. Demonstrate competency through application of knowledge learned in content-based areas of modern dance compositional theory and improvisation.