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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)

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses. * 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

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Arts and Humanities - the Arts & Humanities Electivs fulfill this requirement.