Rhode Island College

2020-2021 Catalog


Dance Performance B.A.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
DANC 110Introductory Ballet

2

Fall.
DANC 112Introductory Jazz

2

Fall.
DANC 116Beginner Modern Dance Technique

2

Fall
DANC 181Dance Company I

1

Spring.
DANC 210Intermediate Ballet

2

Spring.
DANC 212Intermediate Jazz

2

Spring.
DANC 215WContemporary Dance and Culture

4

Fall, Spring.
DANC 216Intermediate Modern Dance

2

Fall.
DANC 281Dance Company II

1

Spring.
DANC 303Dance Production

3

As needed.
DANC 304Choreography I

3

Fall (even years).
DANC 309WDance History

3

Spring (odd years).
DANC 316Advanced Modern Dance

2

Spring (even years).
DANC 343Anatomy and Kinesiology for the Dancer

3

As needed.
DANC 360Seminar in Dance

3

As needed.
DANC 381Dance Company III

1

Spring.
DANC 405Choreography II

3

As needed.

Note: DANC 116 must be repeated; DANC 181 and DANC 281 must be taken for TWO consecutive semesters, and DANC 381 must be taken for THREE consecutive semesters. This will add 6 credits to the program.

Note: DANC 215: Fulfills the Arts—Visual and Performing category of General Education.

NINE TO ELEVEN CREDITS from the following courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
DANC 114Introductory Tap Dance

2

Fall (odd years).
DANC 212Intermediate Jazz

2

Spring.
DANC 214Intermediate Tap Dance

2

Fall (even years).
DANC 316Advanced Modern Dance

2

Spring (even years).
DANC 321Dance for Musical Theatre

3

Spring.
DANC 324Improvisation/Performance

2

As needed.
DANC 333Dance Studio Teaching and Styles

3

As needed.
DANC 491Independent Study in Dance

1-3

As needed.
DANC 492Independent Performance in Dance

3

As needed.

Note: DANC 212, DANC 316, and DANC 321 may be repeated for credit.

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 108Basic Principles of Biology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HPE 221Nutrition

3

Fall, Spring.

Note: BIOL 108: Fulfills the Natural Science category of General Education.

Total Credit Hours: 61-63