Dance (DANCE)

Courses

DANCE 2. Dance Health and Injury Prevention. 4 Units.

An overview of factors that affect the health of dancers. Includes evaluation of general health measures and prevention and management of common dance injuries.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 3. Scientific Concepts of Health. 4 Units.

Introduction to the scientific foundations of health, emphasizing those pertaining to success in college and lifetime wellness. Includes principles of cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, flexibility, and nutritional fitness. A variety of learning experiences will be offered to apply science to real life.

(II)

DANCE 4. Introduction to Quantitative Research in Exercise Science. 4 Units.

Introduction to quantitative scientific inquiry as it pertains to exercise science and related fields. Includes evaluation of primary scientific research literature, research design, data collection and analysis, and research communication.

(II)

DANCE 12A. Studio Workshop in Spanish Dance. 2 Units.

Principles of Spanish dance with focus on basic movement techniques, castanet work, and introduction to flamenco and other Spanish dance genres.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

DANCE 12B. Studio Workshop in Spanish Dance. 2 Units.

Principles of Spanish dance with focus on basic movement techniques, castanet work, and introduction to flamenco and other Spanish dance genres.

Prerequisite: DANCE 12A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

DANCE 12C. Studio Workshop in Spanish Dance. 2 Units.

Principles of Spanish dance with focus on basic movement techniques, castanet work, and introduction to flamenco and other Spanish dance genres.

Prerequisite: DANCE 12B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

DANCE 14. Social Dance. 2 Units.

Contemporary and historical forms. Current ballroom, disco, and Western square dance forms; Latin ballroom dances; dances from the 20s, 30s, and 40s.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

DANCE 21A. Music for Dancers. 4 Units.

Emphasis on the development of musical skills most pertinent to the dancer: vocabulary, notational literacy, rhythmic and melodic acuity, score reading, and fundamental analysis; working with live accompaniment.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 30A. Studio Workshop in Ballet I. 2 Units.

Beginning ballet: fundamentals and principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 30B. Studio Workshop in Ballet I. 2 Units.

Beginning ballet: fundamentals and principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 30A.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 30C. Studio Workshop in Ballet I. 2 Units.

Beginning ballet: fundamentals and principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 30A and DANCE 30B.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 34. Men's Studio Workshop in Ballet. 2 Units.

Emphasis on men's traditional ballet, techniques, and movements.

Prerequisite: DANCE 30A and DANCE 30B and DANCE 30C.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

DANCE 40A. Studio Workshop in Modern I. 2 Units.

Fundamentals of modern dance: principles of modern tradition developed from Graham, Humphrey, and Wigman.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 40B. Studio Workshop in Modern I. 2 Units.

Fundamentals of modern dance: principles of modern tradition developed from Graham, Humphrey, and Wigman.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 40C. Studio Workshop in Modern I. 2 Units.

Fundamentals of modern dance: principles of modern tradition developed from Graham, Humphrey, and Wigman.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 50A. Studio Workshop on Jazz I. 2 Units.

Fundamentals of jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal point of view of the instructor.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 50B. Studio Workshop on Jazz I. 2 Units.

Fundamentals of jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal point of view of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 50A.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 50C. Studio Workshop on Jazz I. 2 Units.

Fundamentals of jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal point of view of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 50B.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 52A. Workshop in Tap I. 2 Units.

Beginning tap: principles of rhythm and basic tap steps.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 52B. Workshop in Tap I. 2 Units.

Beginning tap: principles of rhythm and basic tap steps.

Prerequisite: DANCE 52A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 52C. Workshop in Tap I. 2 Units.

Beginning tap: principles of rhythm and basic tap steps.

Prerequisite: DANCE 52B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 60A. Choreography. 4 Units.

Beginning-to-intermediate study of principles of dance composition. May include composition assignments for stage and video. By audition, works may be shown quarterly in public studio performances.

Restriction: Dance Majors only.

DANCE 60B. Choreography. 4 Units.

Beginning-to-intermediate study of principles of dance composition. May include composition assignments for stage and video. By audition, works may be shown quarterly in public studio performances.

Prerequisite: DANCE 60A.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 60C. Choreography. 4 Units.

Beginning-to-intermediate study of principles of dance composition. May include composition assignments for stage and video. By audition, works may be shown quarterly in public studio performances.

Prerequisite: DANCE 60A and DANCE 60B.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 80. Introduction to Ballet and Modern Dance. 4 Units.

Survey of nineteenth and twentieth-century ballet, modern dance, and theatre dance.

Overlaps with DANCE 90B, DANCE 90C, DANCE 90A.

Restriction: Non-major only.

(IV, VIII)

DANCE 81. American Ballet and Modern Dance since 1900. 4 Units.

A survey of American ballet and modern dance in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Lectures are supplemented by video.

Overlaps with DANCE 90C.

Restriction: Non-major only. Dance 81 and Dance 90C may not both be taken for credit.

(IV)

DANCE 82. Topics in World Dance. 4 Units.

Various topics in world dance studies focusing on historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

(VIII)

DANCE 83. Dance in Feature Film. 4 Units.

Dance in film musicals and commercial dance films, concentrating especially on films from the 1930s through the 1970s.

(IV)

DANCE 85. Gender, Meaning, and Culture in Ballet. 4 Units.

Explores the way ballet as an art form and as a practice reflects culture, as well as embodying new ideas that read counter to conventional narratives.

(IV)

DANCE 90A. Dance History 1A. 4 Units.

Global perspectives. Topics and histories of dance and movement practices from various parts of the world.

Overlaps with DANCE 80.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

(IV, VIII)

DANCE 90B. Dance History 1B. 4 Units.

The history of dance in the western tradition from the Renaissance through the nineteenth century.

Prerequisite: DANCE 90A

Overlaps with DANCE 80.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

(IV, VIII)

DANCE 90C. Dance History 1C. 4 Units.

The history of dance in the western tradition: the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Prerequisite: DANCE 90B

Overlaps with DANCE 80, DANCE 81.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

(IV, VIII)

DANCE 100. Kinesiology for Dance. 4 Units.

The study of the production of dance movement by the musculoskeletal system. Anatomical and dynamic analysis of dance movement.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 103. Pilates. 2 Units.

Basics of technique emphasizing alignment, breath control, correction of muscular imbalances.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 104. Pilates Reformer. 2 Units.

Utilizes the Universal Reformer apparatus, aiding the student in core stabilization, correcting muscular imbalances, increasing flexibility, and improving strength.

Prerequisite: DANCE 103.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 110. World Dance . 2 Units.

Studio workshop of dances and movement sources of specified countries or areas.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 6 times as topics vary.

DANCE 125A. Teaching of Dance. 4 Units.

Pedagogy. The methods and theory of teaching dance forms.

Prerequisite: DANCE 133A and DANCE 133B and DANCE 133C and DANCE 143A and DANCE 143B and DANCE 143C.

Restriction: Dance majors only. Upper-division students only.

DANCE 127A. Costume Design for Dance. 4 Units.

Costume design and construction specific to the body in motion. Theoretical study and practical execution.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 130A. Pointe Class. 2 Units.

Beginning and intermediate pointe work; principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 132A and DANCE 132B and DANCE 132C.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 132A. Studio Workshop in Ballet II. 2 Units.

Intermediate ballet and beginning pointe work; principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: (DANCE 30A and DANCE 30B and DANCE 30C) or audition. Prerequisites are for non-Dance majors only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 132B. Studio Workshop in Ballet II. 2 Units.

Intermediate ballet and beginning pointe work; principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 132A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 132C. Studio Workshop in Ballet II. 2 Units.

Intermediate ballet and beginning pointe work; principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 132A and DANCE 132B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 133A. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet III. 2 Units.

Advanced intermediate ballet and pointe work; principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: (DANCE 132A and DANCE 132B and DANCE 132C) or audition.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 133B. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet III. 2 Units.

Advanced intermediate ballet and pointe work; principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 133A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 133C. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet III. 2 Units.

Advanced intermediate ballet and pointe work; principles of classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 133A and DANCE 133B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 134A. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet IV. 4 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance styles: principles of classical ballet.

Prerequisite: (DANCE 133A and DANCE 133B and DANCE 133C) or audition. DANCE 133C with a grade of B+ or better.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 134B. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet IV. 4 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance styles: principles of classical ballet.

Prerequisite: DANCE 134A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 134C. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet IV. 4 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance styles: principles of classical ballet.

Prerequisite: DANCE 134A and DANCE 134B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 135A. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet V. 4 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance styles: principles of classical ballet.

Prerequisite: (DANCE 134A and DANCE 134B and DANCE 134C) or audition. DANCE 134C with a grade of B+ or better.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 135B. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet V. 4 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance styles: principles of classical ballet.

Prerequisite: DANCE 135A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 135C. Advanced Studio Workshop in Ballet V. 4 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance styles: principles of classical ballet.

Prerequisite: DANCE 135A and DANCE 135B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 137. Repertory . 2 Units.

Rehearsal and performance of repertoire from established ballet, modern, or jazz choreographers.

Prerequisite: (DANCE 133A and DANCE 133B and DANCE 133C) or (DANCE 143A and DANCE 143B and DANCE 143C).

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 139. Partnering. 2 Units.

Principles of partnering techniques in various dance performance styles.

Prerequisite: DANCE 133A and DANCE 133B and DANCE 133C and DANCE 143A and DANCE 143B and DANCE 143C.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 4 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 142A. Studio Workshop in Modern II. 2 Units.

Introduction to the principles of motion, including the use of breath, gravity, spatial awareness, and time values.

Prerequisite: DANCE 40A and DANCE 40B and DANCE 40C. Prerequisites are for non-Dance majors only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 142B. Studio Workshop in Modern II. 2 Units.

Introduction to the principles of motion, including the use of breath, gravity, spatial awareness, and time values.

Prerequisite: DANCE 142A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 142C. Studio Workshop in Modern II. 2 Units.

Introduction to the principles of motion, including the use of breath, gravity, spatial awareness, and time values.

Prerequisite: DANCE 142A and DANCE 142B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 143A. Advanced Studio Workshop in Modern III. 2 Units.

Builds on fundamentals of Dance 142A-B-C and introduces performance techniques.

Prerequisite: DANCE 142A and DANCE 142B and DANCE 142C.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 143B. Advanced Studio Workshop in Modern III. 2 Units.

Builds on the fundamentals of DANCE 142A-DANCE 142B-DANCE 142C and introduces performance techniques.

Prerequisite: DANCE 143A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 143C. Advanced Studio Workshop in Modern III. 2 Units.

Builds on fundamentals of DANCE 142A-DANCE 142B-DANCE 142C and introduces performance techniques.

Prerequisite: DANCE 143A and DANCE 143B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 144A. Advanced Studio Workshop in Modern IV. 2 Units.

Synthesis of fundamentals and performance technique. Aims to bring students to the preprofessional level.

Prerequisite: DANCE 143A and DANCE 143B and DANCE 143C.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 144B. Advanced Studio Workshop in Modern IV. 2 Units.

Synthesis of fundamentals and performance technique. Aims to bring students to the preprofessional level.

Prerequisite: DANCE 144A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 144C. Advanced Studio Workshop in Modern IV. 2 Units.

Synthesis of fundamentals and performance technique. Aims to bring students to the preprofessional level.

Prerequisite: DANCE 144A and DANCE 144B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 152A. Intermediate Studio Workshop in Jazz II. 2 Units.

Intermediate jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 50A and DANCE 50B and DANCE 50C. Prerequisites are for non-Dance majors only.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 152B. Intermediate Studio Workshop in Jazz II. 2 Units.

Intermediate jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 152A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 152C. Intermediate Studio Workshop in Jazz II. 2 Units.

Intermediate jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 152A and DANCE 152B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors have first consideration for enrollment.

DANCE 153A. Advanced Studio Workshop in Jazz III. 2 Units.

Advanced jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 152A and DANCE 152B and DANCE 152C.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 153B. Advanced Studio Workshop in Jazz III. 2 Units.

Advanced jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 153A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 153C. Advanced Studio Workshop in Jazz III. 2 Units.

Advanced jazz: principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 153A and DANCE 153B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 154A. Advanced Jazz: Performance Techniques IV. 2 Units.

Advanced jazz emphasizing performance techniques.

Prerequisite: DANCE 153A and DANCE 153B and DANCE 153C.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 154B. Advanced Jazz: Performance Techniques IV. 2 Units.

Advanced jazz emphasizing performance techniques.

Prerequisite: DANCE 154A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 154C. Advanced Jazz: Performance Techniques IV. 2 Units.

Advanced jazz emphasizing performance techniques.

Prerequisite: DANCE 154A and DANCE 154B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Prerequisite required and Dance majors only

DANCE 160. Improvisation. 2 Units.

Structured and experiential improvisation to heighten the personal intuitive processes, the kinesthetic sense, spatial and temporal awareness, and to encourage insights into the potential movement resources of the individual for performance and choreography. Course encourages freedom of exploration.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 162A. Choreography II. 4 Units.

Directed choreographic projects for stage or video integrating the elements of stagecraft. In process or completed works may be shown quarterly in public studio or stage performances.

Prerequisite: DANCE 60A and DANCE 60B and DANCE 60C. Audition required.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 162B. Choreography II. 4 Units.

Directed choreographic projects for stage or video integrating the elements of stagecraft. In process or completed works may be shown quarterly in public studio or stage performances.

Prerequisite: DANCE 162A. Audition required.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 162C. Choreography II. 4 Units.

Directed choreographic projects for stage or video integrating the elements of stagecraft. In process or completed works may be shown quarterly in public studio or stage performances.

Prerequisite: DANCE 162A and DANCE 162B. Audition required.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 163. Dance and Video Technology. 4 Units.

Introduction to video and audio documentation of dance performance. Integrating dance performance within the film aesthetic. Techniques and technologies of video cameras, formats, editing, and projection. Overview of video compression and DVD authoring.

Prerequisite: DANCE 60A.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 164. Screendance. 4 Units.

Overview of dance for film and choreography for the camera. Aesthetics of creating dance for the screen. Approaches for delivery of dance films to an audience, including projection, DVD, Web, and mobile devices. A final dance film project is required.

Prerequisite: DANCE 163.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 165. Choreographic Projects. 1-4 Units.

Supervised choreographic projects for workshop productions.

Prerequisite: Audition required.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 170. Dance Performance. 1-4 Units.

Rehearsal and performance in a faculty-choreographed production.

Prerequisite: Audition required.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

DANCE 171. Dance Workshop. 1-4 Units.

Rehearsal and performance in a student-choreographed production.

Prerequisite: Audition required.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

DANCE 172. Master of Fine Arts Concert. 1-4 Units.

Rehearsal and performance in a graduate student-choreographed production.

Prerequisite: Audition required.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

DANCE 174. UCI Dance Ensemble Performance. 1-4 Units.

Performance with the UCI Dance Ensemble.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 6 times.

Restriction: Sophomores, juniors, and seniors only.

DANCE 176. UCI Jazz Dance Ensemble. 2-4 Units.

Rehearsal and performance in theatrical jazz dance, designed to provide an experience in assimilating various styles of jazz dance and in refining dance performance techniques. Students will master aspects of dance company promotion.

Prerequisite: DANCE 152A and DANCE 152B and DANCE 152C.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 6 times.

Restriction: Sophomores, juniors, and seniors only.

DANCE 177. UCI Spanish Dance Ensemble. 1-4 Units.

Rehearsal and performance with the UCI Spanish Dance Ensemble. Flamenco and other Spanish dance genres are presented throughout the year for campus and off-campus events.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 12 times.

DANCE 179. UCI Etude Ensemble. 4 Units.

Repertory and performances by undergraduate Dance majors. Concert presentations on and off campus. Faculty directed, student/faculty choreographed.

Prerequisite: Audition required.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 9 times.

Restriction: Sophomores, juniors, and seniors only.

DANCE 180A. Laban Studies. 4 Units.

Elementary Labanotation and motif writing.

Prerequisite: DANCE 21A and DANCE 180C.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 180C. Laban Studies. 4 Units.

Laban movement analysis.

Prerequisite: DANCE 21A.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 185. Critical Issues in Dance. 4 Units.

Critical thinking and writing about dance, with a section on dance criticism and a major emphasis on persuasive writing about significant issues in the dance world. Course may be offered online.

Prerequisite: DANCE 90A and DANCE 90B and DANCE 90C. Satisfactory completion of the lower-division writing requirement.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 185W. Critical Issues in Dance. 4 Units.

Critical thinking and writing about dance, with a section on dance criticism and a major emphasis on persuasive writing about significant issues in the dance world. Course may be offered online.

Prerequisite: DANCE 90A and DANCE 90B and DANCE 90C. Satisfactory completion of the lower-division writing requirement.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

(Ib)

DANCE 193. Selected Topics in Dance. 1-4 Units.

Directed group studies of topics in dance.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times as topics vary.

DANCE 194. Topics Vary. 4 Units.

Seminar in Dance Studies. Variable topics related to gender, race, politics, and dance writing, and criticism, with attention to linking dance practices to the wider world.

Prerequisite: DANCE 90A and DANCE 90B and DANCE 90C.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

DANCE 195. Arts Management. 4 Units.

Designed for students interested in the developmental and management of nonprofit arts organizations. Examines the organizational structure and areas of operation such as marketing, fundraising, budgeting, production, and administration.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times.

DANCE 197. Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

Individual independent projects in experimental laboratory, library, field, performance, under instructor's direction. Students can receive conceptual, creative, and theoretical instruction in the successful completion of a written report or performance.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

DANCE 199. Senior Thesis. 4 Units.

Directed research or creative activity for senior Dance majors. Research consists of a substantial essay on dance history, research in dance science, or the creation of original or reconstructed choreography.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Dance majors only.

DANCE 201. Seminar in Kinesiology for Dance. 4 Units.

Introduction to the anatomical, biomechanical, and physiological principles of dance movement.

Prerequisite: DANCE 100.

DANCE 210. Graduate Studio: World Dance. 2 Units.

Principles, techniques, and styles of selected genres of world dance such as those of Mexico, Spain, Japan, or other cultures.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 6 times.

Restriction: Dance grad students only and consent of instructor to enroll.

DANCE 222. Musical Resources. 4 Units.

Detailed study of music as it relates to dance. Historical overview of musical form, style, and other elements. Analysis of various affinities between music and dance. Practical applications.

DANCE 225. Seminar in the Teaching of Dance Techniques. 4 Units.

Principles and theories of teaching dance techniques. Supervised presentation and teaching of technique class.

DANCE 231A. Graduate Studio: Ballet. 2 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance style: principles of the classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 231B. Graduate Studio: Ballet. 2 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance style: principles of the classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 231A.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 231C. Graduate Studio: Ballet. 2 Units.

Advanced ballet, pointe work, and performance style: principles of the classical ballet with an emphasis on technique.

Prerequisite: DANCE 231B.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 241A. Graduate Studio: Modern. 2 Units.

Advanced modern dance: synthesis of fundamentals and performance technique. Aims to bring students to the preprofessional level.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 241B. Graduate Studio: Modern. 2 Units.

Advanced modern dance: synthesis of fundamentals and performance technique. Aims to bring students to the preprofessional level.

Prerequisite: DANCE 241A.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 241C. Graduate Studio: Modern. 2 Units.

Advanced modern dance: synthesis of fundamentals and performance technique. Aims to bring students to the preprofessional level.

Prerequisite: DANCE 241B.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 251A. Graduate Studio: Jazz. 2 Units.

Principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms, incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 251B. Graduate Studio: Jazz. 2 Units.

Principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms, incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 251A.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 251C. Graduate Studio: Jazz. 2 Units.

Principles of jazz dance and contemporary forms, incorporating the personal views of the instructor.

Prerequisite: DANCE 251B.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Audition required.

DANCE 252A. Graduate Studio: Tap. 2 Units.

An overview of tap concentrating on the development of various technique forms using basic and intermediate principles.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 4 times.

DANCE 252B. Graduate Studio: Tap. 2 Units.

An overview of tap concentrating on the development of various technique forms using basic and intermediate principles.

Prerequisite: DANCE 252A.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 4 times.

DANCE 252C. Graduate Studio: Tap. 2 Units.

An overview of tap concentrating on the development of various technique forms using basic and intermediate principles.

Prerequisite: DANCE 252B.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 4 times.

DANCE 261A. Graduate Studio in Choreography. 4 Units.

Graduate work in dance composition emphasizing the individual aesthetic. Assignments in movement discovery, solo and group forms, with the main emphasis on independent work.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

DANCE 261B. Graduate Studio in Choreography. 4 Units.

Graduate work in dance composition emphasizing the individual aesthetic. Assignments in movement discovery, solo and group forms, with the main emphasis on independent work.

Prerequisite: DANCE 261A.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

DANCE 264. Screendance. 4 Units.

Overview of dance for film and choreography for the camera. Aesthetics of creating dance for the screen. Approaches for delivery of dance films to an audience, including projection, DVD, Web, and mobile devices. A final dance film project is required.

Prerequisite: DANCE 281.

DANCE 265. Performance Capture. 4 Units.

Projects in performance capture, motion capture, motion tracking, and computer animation. Introduction to techniques for sensing and recording human movement and transforming the result into digital representations using computer technology. Discussion of aesthetic issues related to movement representation. Choreographic projects.

Prerequisite: DANCE 264 and DANCE 281.

DANCE 281. Dance and Video Technology. 4 Units.

Introduction to video and audio documentation of dance performance. Integrating dance performance within the film aesthetic. Techniques and technologies of video cameras, formats, editing, and projection. Overview of video compression and DVD authoring.

DANCE 282. Seminar in Movement Analysis. 4 Units.

Theories of movement analysis and nonverbal communication applied to dance.

DANCE 283. Critical Issues in Dance. 4 Units.

Reading, writing, discussing, and presenting key issues that relate to dance studies. Basics of dance analysis and criticism. Special emphasis on effective ways of defining, clarifying, and arguing for points of view.

Prerequisite: DANCE 284.

DANCE 284. Bibliography and Research. 4 Units.

Understanding the field of dance studies, available resources, research methods, and academic formats in preparation for thesis writing.

DANCE 285. Graduate Projects. 4 Units.

Projects may be educational, choreographic, scientific, historical, or philosophical in scope and must have faculty advisor approval.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 6 times.

DANCE 286. Thesis. 4 Units.

Substantial research in a topic approved by the student's graduate committee. Results of the research must be written in approved thesis style.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 6 times.

DANCE 287. Graduate Lectures in Dance. 1-4 Units.

A series of lectures and discussions of announced topics in dance. Content may be from history, ethnology, notation, medicine, music, or other areas in the field.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

DANCE 296. Proseminar in Dance History. 4 Units.

Discussion seminar with emphasis on reading and thinking about problems in dance history; presentation of oral and written reports.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 2 times as topics vary.

DANCE 297. Directed Reading. 1-4 Units.

Topic to be approved by instructor. Paper required.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

DANCE 399. University Teaching. 4 Units.

Limited to Teaching Assistants.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Dance graduate students only.

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