2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Course Descriptions for DANC

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Course Number: DANC 1110 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Tap Dance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the fundamental techniques and concepts associated with Tap dance. May be repeated for credit once. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 1112 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Dance Practicum

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Practicum in dance related topics with emphasis on practical skills necessary for the field. May be repeated for credit once. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015326


Course Number: DANC 1128 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Ballroom and Social Dance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Introductory instruction in the fundamental techniques and concepts associated with Ballroom and Social Dance. May be repeated for credit once. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 1151 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Freshman Dance Performance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in dance performance through experiential projects at the freshman level. May be repeated for credit once. 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. May be repeated for credit once. (4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 1201 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Dance Composition-Improvisation

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This introductory course in improvisation will investigate spontaneous problem solving as a means of generating movement for dance composition. Students will be called upon to explore and respond to various forms of stimuli in a safe and supportive learning environment within solo and group work. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015526


Course Number: DANC 1241 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Ballet

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the fundamental techniques and concepts associated with ballet. May be repeated for credit once. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 1245 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Modern Dance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the fundamental techniques and concepts associated with the concert form of modern dance. May be repeated for credit once. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 1247 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Beginning Jazz Dance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the fundamental techniques and concepts associated with jazz dance. May be repeated for credit once. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Dance Composition-Choreography

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: DANC 1201.
Course Description: This course is an examination of the principles of movement generation, phrasing, choreographic structure, and manipulation. Integration of choreographic principles will foster the growth of personal artistic style. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015526


Course Number: DANC 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: World Dance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: A survey of dances from different cultures, their histories, and their influences on contemporary dance and society. Cultural origins, significance, motivations and techniques will be explored experientially. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015626


Course Number: DANC 2151 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Sophomore Dance Performance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in dance performance through experiential projects at the sophomore level. May be repeated for credit once. (4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 2241 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Ballet

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the intermediate techniques and concepts associated with ballet. May be repeated for credit once. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 2245 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Modern Dance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the intermediate techniques and concepts associated with the concert form of modern dance. May be repeated for credit once. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 2247 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Intermediate Jazz Dance

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the intermediate techniques and concepts associated with jazz dance. May be repeated for credit once. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5003015226


Course Number: DANC 2289 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Academic Cooperative

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


Course Number: DANC 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Dance Appreciation

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
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


Course Number: DANC 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: 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



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) 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.