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Dance Concentration

Associate of Fine Arts

Concentration Inactivated

This concentration has been inactivated. 
No new students are being accepted into this concentration.
Current students in this program may complete the concentration.

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.