LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

                               CURRICULAR GUIDE

Dance 
Associate in Applied Arts Degree

Curriculum Code: 0118  (Effective Fall 2000 - Summer 2005)

This degree program provides solid technique and performance training for both
the transfer and the career student.  Because public performance is a critical
element of a dancer's training, the program provides a wide variety of
performance opportunities for its students including fully produced formal
concerts, video dance production, lecture demonstrations, and informal
performances. Student must pass jury proficiency exam and submit a research
paper prior to graduation.  For information regarding the jury, please contact
Dance Lead Faculty at 483-1018.  The Dance Career option prepares students to
work in such jobs as performer, teacher, and dance studio owner.  Not all
courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to
transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any
course.

PREREQUISITES
Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

GENERAL EDUCATION
General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific course work in
mathematics.  For information on how to fulfill all general education
requirements, see page 23.

INFORMATION
Contact the Humanities and Performing Arts Department, Arts and Sciences
Building, Room 225, telephone number (517) 483-1018.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 31 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
DANC 125    Dance Improvisation                                              2
DANC 126    Choreography                                                     3
DANC 191    Dance History                                                    3
DANC 193    Dance Anatomy                                                    3
HUMS 120    Western Art and Music History                                    4
MUSC 199    Music Appreciation                                               2
SOCL 120    Introduction to Sociology                                        4
SPCH 120    Dynamics of Communication                                        3
THEA 110    Introduction to Theatre                                          3
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS (See Notes 1 and 2)         TOTAL: 37-37.5 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             3 Credits
            (See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area (See Note 3)                                   0
            Speech Communication Core Area (See Note 3)                      0
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 3)         0
            Mathematics Competency (See page 23 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement. Course work may be needed.)

CHOICE 2:   Career OR Transfer (Choose 1 Subchoice)            34-34.5 Credits
Subchoice 2A: Career Requirements                                 34.5 Credits
            Ballet Technique Classes (See Note 4)                           10
            Modern Technique Classes (See Note 5)                           10
            Related Professional Technique Classes (See Note 6)             10
            Repertory/Performance Classes (See Notes 7 and 8)              4.5

Subchoice 2B: Transfer Requirements                                 34 Credits
            Ballet Technique Classes (See Note 4)                            8
            Modern Technique Classes (See Note 5)                            8
            Related Professional Technique Classes (See Note 6)              6
            Repertory/Performance Classes (See Notes 7 and 8)                4
            English Composition                                              4
            Social Science                                                   4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   68

NOTES:
1.    Specific dance technique courses must be selected with the guidance of a
      dance program advisor.  Technique courses can be repeated for credit
      until proficiency is achieved.
2.    Those students who plan on attending a school in Michigan should include
      an additional four-credit course in:  1) Science or Mathematics and 2)
      Social Science or Humanities to complete all general education
      requirements.  See "Transfer Information".
3.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      these Core areas.
4.    Choose from DANC courses numbered 101, 111, 201, 211, or 244 (one choice
      must be 201 or 211.)
5.    Choose from DANC courses numbered 102, 112, 202, or 212 (one choice must
      be 202 or 212.)
6.    Choose from DANC courses numbered (104, 114 or 204) and (103, 113, 203,
      132, 134, 203, or 204.)
7.    Repertory/Performance courses may be repeated for credit.  Video Dance
      Repertory may be repeated a maximum of two (2) times for credit.
8.    Choose from DANC courses numbered 161 through 165.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE
Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

      I                 II                III         IV
      DANC 125          HUMS 120          DANC 126    Lim. Ch. 1
      DANC 193          MUSC 199          DANC 191    Lim. Ch. 2
      THEA 110          SOCL 120          SPCH 120
      WRIT 121          Lim. Ch. 2        Lim. Ch. 2
      Lim. Ch. 2