Degrees

Certificate of Performance

The Dance Certificate of Completion offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide practical and theoretical training for students interested in a dance career. In addition, this program offers lower division theory courses to prepare the student for transfer to a four-year institution as a dance major. Students planning to transfer to a school of dance should consult with dance faculty to select acceptable transfer courses

Units Courses
  Courses Required for the Major:
3 DANC 181 History of Dance
2 DANC 183 Music for Dance
2 DANC 253 Choreography
  Select two units from the following:
2 DANC 261A Dance Performance I
2 DANC 261B Dance Performance II
2 DANC 261C Dance Performance III
2 DANC 261D Dance Performance IV
  Select four units from the following courses:
1.5 DANC 110C Ballet III
1.5 DANC 110D Ballet IV
1.5 DANC 135C Jazz Dance III
1.5 DANC 135D Jazz Dance IV
1.5 DANC 140C Modern Dance III
1.5 DANC 140D Modern Dance IV
  Select four additional units from the following:
1 - 1.5 DANC 110A Ballet I
1.5 DANC 110B Ballet II
1.5 DANC 110C Ballet III
1.5 DANC 110D Ballet IV
2 DANC 111 Ethnic Dance Forms
1 - 1.5 DANC 115A Tap I
1 - 1.5 DANC 115B Tap Dance II
1 - 1.5 DANC 115C Tap Dance III
1 - 1.5 DANC 115D Tap Dance IV
1 - 1.5 DANC 120A Hip Hop I
1.5 DANC 120B Hip Hop II
1.5 DANC 120C Hip Hop III
1.5 DANC 120D Hip Hop IV
0.5 - 1 DANC 126A Belly Dance
0.5 - 1 DANC 126B Belly Dance II
0.5 - 1 DANC 126C Belly Dance III
0.5 - 1 DANC 126D Belly Dance IV
1 DANC 130A Dance Repertoire
1 - 1.5 DANC 135A Jazz Dance I
1.5 DANC 135B Jazz Dance II
1.5 DANC 135C Jazz Dance III
1.5 DANC 135D Jazz Dance IV
1 - 1.5 DANC 140A Modern Dance I
1.5 DANC 140B Modern Dance II
1.5 DANC 140C Modern Dance III
1.5 DANC 140D Modern Dance IV
1 - 1.5 DANC 145A Ballroom Dance I
1 - 1.5 DANC 145B Ballroom Dance II
1.5 DANC 178A Advanced Commercial Dance I
1.5 DANC 178B Advanced Commercial Dance II
1.5 DANC 179A Advanced Classical Dance I
1.5 DANC 179B Advanced Classical Dance II
1.5 DANC 180A Advanced Contemporary Dance I
1.5 DANC 180B Advanced Contemporary Dance II
17 = Total Units

Transfer Information

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See the Mesa College catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.

Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.

Please Note: This information is for informal use only! This is a converted electronic copy of the official printed college catalog. Every effort has been made to ensure this information is up to date and accurate, but the college catalog is the authoritative source.