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DANC 1101 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Dance Composition I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Development of basic principles and theories involved in composition are studied. Emphasis is placed on movement principles, group and structural forms. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015526


DANC 1110 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Tap I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course explores basic tap techniques. Emphasis on technique development and familiarity with traditional tap rhythms and steps. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1111 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Tap II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1110 or demonstrated competence approved by instructor.
Course Description: This course continues and further develops an exploration of DANC 1110. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1112 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Dance Practicum I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: A practicum of dance technique concepts as applied to dance as a performing art. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015326


DANC 1113 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Dance Practicum II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course consists of creative problem-solving utilizing basic elements of design, patterns and dance technique. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015326


DANC 1128 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC

Ballroom I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Various styles of ballroom dance are studied with emphasis on basic patterns and rhythms. Some partnering work. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1129 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC

Ballroom II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1128.
Course Description: A continuation of Ballroom I. Increased complexity of patterns, rhythms, and partnering. Emphasis on style, ease of movement, and development of personal style. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1141 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Ballet I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Working through the dance technique, stretching and toning of the dancer's instrument. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1341. The student may register for either DANC 1141 or DANC 1341 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1142 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Ballet II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1141.
Course Description: Continuation of DANC 1141. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1342. The student may register for either DANC 1142 or DANC 1342 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1145 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Modern Dance I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course explores basic modern techniques. Emphasis is on technique development, and familiarity with contemporary dance meters and rhythms. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1345. The student may register for either DANC 1145 or DANC 1345 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1146 (1 Credit Hours) New course added after May 29, 2015
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Modern Dance II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1145
Course Description: This course continues and further develops an exploration of Dance 1145. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1346. The student may register for either DANC 1146 or DANC 1346 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1147 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, MVC, RLC

Jazz Dance I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: The basic skills of jazz dance are introduced. Emphasis is on technique and development, rhythm awareness, jazz styles, and rhythmic combinations of movement. This course is cross-listed as 1347. The student may register for either DANC 1147 or DANC 1347 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1148 (1 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added after May 29, 2015
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Hip Hop II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1147 or demonstrated competence approved by instructor.
Course Description: This course continues and further develops an exploration of DANC 1147. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1248. The student may register for either DANC 1148 or DANC 1248 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1151 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Dance Performance I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course supplements beginning dance technique classes. Basic concepts of approaching work on the concert stage: stage directions, stage areas, and the craft involved in rehearsing and performing are emphasized. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1351. The student may register for either DANC 1151 or DANC 1351 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1152 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Dance Performance II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1151 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This course supplements intermediate dance technique classes. It is a continuation of DANC 1151 with emphasis on more advanced concepts as they apply to actual rehearsals and performances. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1352. The student may register for either DANC 1152 or DANC 1352 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1222 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Folk I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course explores basic styles of 21st century folk dances including all hip hop genre. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1223 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Folk II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1222 or demonstrated competence approved by instructor.
Course Description: This course continues and further develops an exploration of DANC 1222. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1247 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Jazz Dance I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: The basic skills of jazz dance are introduced. Emphasis is on technique and development, rhythm awareness, jazz styles, and rhythmic combinations of movement. This course was previously cross listed as DANC 1147. The student may receive credit for only one of the two, either DANC 1247 or DANC 1147. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1248 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, MVC, RLC

Jazz Dance II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1247 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: Work on skills and style in jazz dance is continued. Technical skills, combinations of steps into dance patterns, and exploration of composition in jazz form are emphasized. This course was previously cross listed as DANC 1148. The student may receive credit for only one of the two, either DANC 1248 or DANC 1148. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1301 (3 Credit Hours) New course added after May 29, 2015
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Dance Composition
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Development of basic principles and theories involved in composition are studied. Emphasis is placed on movement principles, group and structural forms. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015526


DANC 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC

World Dance I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in dance form from at least three major cultures. Cultural origins, significance and motivation, as well as the use of costumes will be explored. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015626


DANC 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC

World Dance II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1305.
Course Description: Continuation of DANC 1305. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015626


DANC 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Ballet I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course explores basic ballet structure and terminology. Included are posture, balance, coordination, rhythm, and flow of physical energy through the art form. Instruction in beginning adagio, petit allegro, grand allegro, inside and outside turns and various jumps are studied. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1141. The student may register for either DANC 1141 or DANC 1341 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Ballet II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1341.
Course Description: This course is a continuation of Dance 1341. Emphasis is on body directions and stamina. More complex combinations using advanced patterning will be studied. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1142. The student may register for either DANC 1142 or DANC 1342 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Modern Dance I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course explores basic modern techniques. Emphasis is on technique development, and familiarity with contemporary meters and rhythms. An awareness of major influences on concert dance is developed. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1145. The student may register for either DANC 1145 or DANC 1345 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1346 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Modern Dance II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1345.
Course Description: This course continues and further develops an exploration of Dance 1345. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1146. The student may register for either DANC 1146 or DANC 1346 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1347 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Jazz Dance I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: The basic skills of jazz dance are introduced. Emphasis is on technique and development, rhythm awareness, jazz styles, and rhythmic combinations of movement. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1147. The student may register for either DANC 1147 or DANC 1347 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1348 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Jazz Dance II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1347 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: Work on skills and style in jazz dance is continued. Technical skills, combinations of steps into dance patterns, and exploration of composition in jazz form are emphasized. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1148. The student may register for either DANC 1148 or DANC 1348 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Dance Performance I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction and participation in dance performance. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1151. The student may register for either DANC 1151 or DANC 1351 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 1352 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Dance Performance II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Stretching and toning at the dancer's instrument. This course is cross-listed as DANC 1152. The student may register for either DANC 1152 or DANC 1352 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2112 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Dance Practicum III
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Practicum/Dance as a performing art background history as well as movement vocabulary included. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015326


DANC 2113 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Dance Practicum IV
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 2112.
Course Description: Continuation of DANC 2112. This course may be repeated for credit. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015326


DANC 2145 (1 Credit Hours) New course added after May 29, 2015
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC

Modern Dance III
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1146.
Course Description: This course consists of the development of complex falls, combinations, phrasing, and dramatic emphasis. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2146 (1 Credit Hours) New course added after May 29, 2015
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC

Modern Dance IV
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 2145.
Course Description: This course is a further exploration of Dance 2145. This course may be repeated for credit. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2151 (1 Credit Hours) New course added after May 29, 2015
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Dance Performance III
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Continuation of DANC 1152. Instruction and participation in dance performance. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2152 (1 Credit Hours) New course added after May 29, 2015
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Dance Performance iv
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Continuation of DANC 2151. Instruction and participation in dance performance. This course may be repeated for credit. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2223 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Hip Hop VI
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1222, DANC 1223 and DANC 2222.
Course Description: A study of techniques, styles and vocabulary of dancing for music videos, television and commercial work. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2289 (2 Credit Hours) New course added after May 29, 2015
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC

Academic Cooperative
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, student will set specific goals and objectives in study of dance. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2401035212


DANC 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Dance Appreciation I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: DREA 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: The cultural, historical and aesthetic qualities of dance are presented through lectures, films, videos, demonstrations and dance productions. Primitive, classical and contemporary dance forms are included. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015426


DANC 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by North Lake College.
Offered at BHC

Dance Appreciation II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Current dance trends are studied through lectures, films, videos and demonstration. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015426


DANC 2325 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Anatomy and Kinesiology for Dance
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: An interrelationship of the physiological processes and anatomy of the human body with a respect to movement. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Ballet III
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1342.
Course Description: The development of ballet techniques is continued. More complicated exercises at the barre and center floor are included. Emphasis is on long series of movements, adagio and jumps. Precision of movement is stressed. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC

Ballet IV
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1341 and DANC 1342 and DANC 2341 or demonstrated competence approved by instructor.
Course Description: This course is a more advanced exploration of concepts in patterning, rhythm, timing and energy/effort shape. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC

Modern Dance III
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1346.
Course Description: This course consists of the development of complex falls, combinations, phrasing, and dramatic emphasis. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2346 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC

Modern Dance IV
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 2345.
Course Description: This course is a further exploration of Dance 2345. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC

Jazz Dance III
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 1348.
Course Description: This course consists of the development of proper performance framing. Complex jazz rhythms, turns, jumps, and intricate elements of choreography are introduced. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2348 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC

Jazz Dance IV
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: DANC 2347.
Course Description: This course is a further exploration of DANC 2347. This course may be repeated for credit. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Dance Performance III
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Continuation of DANC 1352. Instruction and participation in dance performance. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2352 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Dance Performance IV
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Continuation of DANC 2351. Instruction and participation in dance performance. This course may be repeated for credit. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


DANC 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC

Academic Cooperative
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, student will set specific goals and objectives in study of dance. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2401035212



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.

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