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Dance Associate in Arts Degree

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Dance Associate in Arts Degree

The associate degree in dance provides a base of training in dance technique and practical experience in concert performance and production work as well as theoretical background in dance composition. Possible careers include choreographer+, dance director, dance historian+, dancer, dance teacher+, dance therapist+, fitness/aerobic instructor, movement notator, performer, reconstructor, and recreation leader. Students considering transferring to a four-year institute as a dance major should contact that target institution for dance audition requirements.

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Required Core Courses

  • Pre-Intermediate Modern Dance Technique, or
  • Intermediate Modern Dance Technique
  • Beginning Ballet Part 2, or
  • Intermediate Ballet Technique
  • Beginning Modern Dance Composition
  • Dance Appreciation

Select two of the following courses:

  • Fall Dance Concert 1
  • Spring Dance Concert 1
  • Fall Dance Concert 2
  • Spring Dance Concert 2

Select at least six units from the following:

  • Dance Conditioning
  • Intermediate Ballet Technique
  • Pre-Advanced Ballet Technique
  • Beginning Jazz Dance Technique
  • Intermediate Jazz Dance Technique
  • Beginning Tap Dance
  • Beginning Intermediate Mexican Folk Dance
  • Intermediate Tap Dance
  • Intermediate Modern Dance Composition
  • Intermediate Mexican Folk Dance
  • Intermediate Modern Dance Technique
  • Introduction to Lighting Design
  • Beginning Acting
  • Beginning Acting for Theatre Majors

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Perform dance in a public setting.
  2. Describe characteristic elements and form of various dance and choreographic styles.

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Fresno City College

Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...


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Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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