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Dance Concentration

Associate of Fine Arts

Learn to teach or perform dance while preparing to transfer to a 4-year university. 

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AFAFINEARTS/AFA/AFAD

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Work as a dancer, or dance instructor.

Academic Options: Transfer to a university to complete a bachelor's degree.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting an option or electives.

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)

Select courses to fulfill C, I, and G requirements.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

English Composition 6
Biological and Physical Sciences 8
Mathematics 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
Other Requirements 6
Subtotal 29

Dance Concentration

Required Core Courses. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

DNC 107 Dance Conditioning 2
DNC 150 Ballet I 2
DNC 151 Ballet II 2
DNC 166 Modern Dance I 2
DNC 167 Modern Dance II 2
DNC 180 Choreography 2
DNC 200 Dance Appreciation and History 3
DNC 219 Jazz Dance I 2
DNC 220 Jazz Dance II 2
DNC 230 Rhythms for Dance 2
DNC 269 Dance Ensemble 3
DNC 280 Business for Dance Careers 3
Subtotal 27

Required Support Courses

Classes taken for repeat credit will only count once. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Arts and Humanities Electives: Complete two classes so that both the Arts and the Humanities AGEC requirements are completed.
MUS 151 Exploring Music 3
MUS 160 Popular Music in America 3
THE 105 Theater Appreciation 3
Dance Electives: Complete one class from the following
DNC 152 Ballet III 2
DNC 168 Modern Dance III 2
DNC 221 Jazz Dance III 2
Subtotal 8
Total 64

* In the general education categories, select courses so that at least one course is marked "C" (cultural diversity), one is marked "I" (intensive writing), and one is marked "G" (global awareness).  Note that a single course may fulfill more than one of the requirements.