Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

Course Descriptions

Dance (DAN)

Liberal Arts Division

DAN 101: Dance Appreciation

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Provides a non-technical course which offers an understanding and appreciation of the art of dance, with special focus on the artists and styles.

DAN 110: Dance for Flexibility and Tone

Units (Credits): 1; Prerequisites: none

Introduces basic techniques for dance flexibility. Students will learn some simple basic Jazz technique, terminology and choreography that includes kicks and leaps, strengthening the core muscles.

DAN 132: Jazz Dance (beginning)

Units (Credits): 1; Prerequisites: none

Introduces beginning techniques of jazz dance. May be repeated for up to four credits.

DAN 135: Beginning Ballet

Units (Credits): 1; Prerequisites: none

Introduces beginning techniques of ballet. May be repeated for up to four units.

DAN 138: Modern Dance (Beginning)

Units (Credits): 1–4; Prerequisites: none

Introduces beginning techniques of modern dance. May be repeated for up to four units.

DAN 144: Beginning Tap Dancing

Units (Credits): 1; Prerequisites: none

Introduces beginning techniques of tap dance. May be repeated for up to four units.

DAN 160: Hip-Hop Dance

Units (Credits): 1; Prerequisites: none

Teaches beginning techniques of hip-hop dance. May be repeated for up to four units. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

DAN 232: Jazz Dance (intermediate)

Units (Credits): 1; Prerequisites: DAN 132

Emphasizes intermediate techniques of jazz dance. May be repeated for up to four units.

DAN 244: Tap Dance (intermediate)

Units (Credits): 1; Prerequisites: DAN 144 or consent of instructor

Emphasizes intermediate techniques of tap dance. May be repeated for up to four units.

DAN 260: Intermediate Hip-Hop Dance

Units (Credits): 1; Prerequisites: DAN 160

Teaches intermediate techniques of hip-hop dance. May be repeated for up to four units. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

Drafting (DFT)

Career and Technical Education Division

DFT 100: Basic Drafting Principles

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Introduces basic concepts of technical drawing. Covers perception theories, lettering, sketching techniques, use of drafting instruments, orthographic projection, basic dimensioning, and pictorial drawings. Designed as introductory course for CADD 100.

DFT 110: Blueprint Reading For Industry

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Teaches those concepts required by machine shops or engineering, electrical and welding industries. Student will begin with simple prints and proceed to more advanced prints. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.



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