Mar 04, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum 
    
2020-2021 Catalog Addendum [ARCHIVED]

Course List


Course Information

Below is a list of all courses available at IVC. To search for a particular course, use the Course Filter feature. If you are experiencing difficulty in using the keyword/phrase search, use the “Type” drop-down feature instead of the keyword search.

 

Dance

  
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    DNCE 41 HIP HOP-FUNK STYLES

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This is a beginning course that surveys Hip Hop Dance Funk Styles that were created during the development of the American street dance culture. The focus will be on techniques of hip hop and the elements of dance including time, shape, energy/effort and space as they relate to funk styles. It will also emphasize postural alignment, flexibility, strength, coordination, and musicality. Students will distinguish between the different styles while demonstrating and rearranging the styles into new choreography. NR
  
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    DNCE 42 HIP HOP-HIP HOP LEVEL 2

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Requires the ability to do knee work and be able to develop or already have upper body strength for floor work.
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 27 DNCE 40  and DNCE 41  
    This intermediate/advanced course emphasizes proper Hip Hop dance technique as it applies to more complex warm up exercises, dance steps and movement sequences. It is designed to focus on developing individual and group performance abilities within small and large choreographic formations. This course will also cover the historical evolution of Hip Hop dance including its music and culture as they relate to dance. NR
  
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    DNCE 45 YOGA AND STRESS MANAGEMENT

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course explores the relationship between yoga and its connection as one of several holistic methods to manage the mind, body, and spiritual effects of stress. It is designed to promote enhanced performance and function. It’s focus is the practice of breathing, relaxation, asanas, meditation, positive thinking and other related techniques as related to taking and/or instructing others in yoga. NR
  
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    DNCE 46 INTRODUCTION TO YOGA

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This survey course investigates the principles and practices of various types of yoga to unify body, mind and spirit. Emphasis is on yoga postures (asanas), breathing, meditation, and relaxation techniques intended to reduce stress and to improve concentration, circulation, flexibility, and muscle strength. It is designed for dancers and non-dancers. NR
  
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    DNCE 47 RAJA YOGA-HATHA YOGA

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course involves the investigation and practice of Hatha Yoga principles as it pertains to Raja Yoga, which involves the science behind mind, body, spirit. It is designed to improve proper technique within postures (asanas) and associated breathing techniques; body balance, awareness, alignment and relaxation; joint flexibility, coordination; muscle tone; and stress management. It is for dancers and non-dancers and provides training on how to adjust the difficulty based upon individual needs, a tool needed as a participant or future teacher. NR
  
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    DNCE 48 YOGA: CONTEMPORARY AND TRADITIONAL EASTERN FORMS

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course incorporates traditional mind, body spirit exercises and paths and compares these with current styles of yoga and other holistic methods. It focuses on the evolution, differences, and similarities between various paths and styles of yoga and other eastern-based body therapies. Use of restorative breathing and relaxation exercises are also included. NR
  
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    DNCE 50 CONDITION AND CORRECT: OVERVIEW

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces various types of stretch, strengthen, and body alignment exercises for dancers and non-dancers. It combines techniques and skills from dance, exercise, and various body therapy programs (e.g. yoga, Pilates, Alexander Technique) to enhance flexibility, strength, postural alignment, balance, coordination, endurance, and movement memory, and promote greater technical ability in dance, sports, exercise, and other movement-based programs. The course includes introductory information on anatomy, nutrition, and the care and prevention of injuries. Students are limited to taking four conditioning courses (DNCE 50, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, or 92) for a maximum of 12 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 51 PILATES: OVERVIEW

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the fundamentals of non-impact body therapy/training method based on the principles of Joseph Pilates. Classes provide the dancer and non-dancer, coach or with exercises to improve core strength, postural alignments, coordination, and body awareness and mechanics as well as the care and prevention of injuries. Proper breathing techniques are emphasized, the focus being on exercising the mind as well as the body. Emphasis is on how to increase/decrease the challenge and make personalized adjustments and/or corrections in order to improve technique and achieve intended benefits. NR
  
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    DNCE 51A PILATES A

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is the first half of an introduction to a non-impact exercise program based on the principles of Joseph Pilates. Classes provide the dancer and non-dancer with exercises to improve abdominal and back strength, flexibility, postural alignment, coordination, and body awareness. Proper breathing techniques are emphasized, the focus being on exercising the mind as well as the body. DNCE 51  (or DNCE 51A and DNCE 51B ) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 51B PILATES B

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 51A  
    This course is the second half of an introduction to a non-impact exercise program based on the principles of Joseph Pilates. Classes provide the dancer and non-dancer with exercises to improve abdominal and back strength, flexibility, postural alignment, coordination and body awareness. Proper breathing techniques are emphasized, the focus being on exercising the mind as well as the body. DNCE 51  (or DNCE 51A  and DNCE 51B) may be taken once for a maximum of 2 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 52 PILATES: MAT

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is a non-impact body therapy and training method based on the principles of Joseph Pilates. Classes provide the dancer and non-dancer with detailed exercises for the entire body that focus on core strengthening while also re-training postural alignment and muscular imbalances. Proper breathing techniques are emphasized to exercise the mind as well as the body.

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    DNCE 53 PILATES-REFORMER WITH MAT

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 51  or DNCE 52  
    This course connects Pilates mat-work with reformer work and associated props that aid in personalized adjustments based on individual needs. It is a non-impact body therapy and training program for the entire body focusing on re-training alignment and imbalances in the body; promoting enhanced core strength, movement abilities, care and prevention of injuries; and reduction of pain. Breath use is emphasized to initiate and maintain the core for each exercise as well as being able to recognize internal changes in muscle efficiency in all areas. NR
  
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    DNCE 54 PILATES: DESIGNED FOR YOU

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course focuses on traditional and new forms of Pilates exercises as well as the use of modification aids to aid the student in receiving the benefits intended in each exercise. Emphasis will be on technique enhancement, how to select and adjust exercises for individual needs and goals, and injury care and prevention. This course is designed for all experience levels. Students are limited to taking four Pilates courses (DNCE 51, 51A, 51B, 52, 53, or 54) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 55 CHOREOGRAPHY I

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Two two-unit courses from DNCE 1 , DNCE 6 , DNCE 7 , DNCE 12 , DNCE 13 , DNCE 17 DNCE 18 , DNCE 22 , DNCE 23 , DNCE 30  or DNCE 36  
    This beginning-level course provides a theoretical and practical foundation in dance composition. It emphasizes the development of basic skills in problem solving and in the craft and creation of dances. Students will explore and develop movement studies and full-length dances for both individuals and groups. The focus is on creating compositions with thematic and artistic clarity, incorporating shapes, times, space, energy, phrasing, abstraction, stylization, and various choreographic devices and structures. NR
  
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    DNCE 57 CHOREOGRAPHIC PROJECTS

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: DNCE 55  or equivalent
    Approval of a choreographic proposal.

     
    Recommended Preparation: Two semesters of dance technique courses (ballet, modern, jazz, tap, Middle Eastern, African or ballroom)
    This course focuses on the preparation and execution of a dance production, emphasizing the choreographic process. It investigates the various creative, artistic and practical aspects involved in defining and developing a project. The course is designed to build each student’s proficiency in the skills necessary to choreograph a dance piece from the planning stages through post-production work. NR

  
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    DNCE 58 CHOREOGRAPHY FOR COMPETITIONS

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 55  and DNCE 57 . A choreography class taken at another college/university may be accepted subject to faculty evaluation.
    For students whose choreographic work has been chosen to represent IVC at a national/regional Dance competition. Competition guidelines will determine the scope of the project. Choreographers will remount and rehearse the chosen dance work and oversee its production at the competition. R-A-3
  
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    DNCE 60 AFRICAN: DANCE AND DRUMMING

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    This movement course is an introduction to the history and performance of African dance and drumming. Students will be introduced to African folk and cultural dance movements and song forms including poly rhythms, vocalizations and integration of movement to live drumming. This course examines the way that African dance functions as a social and cultural expression, focusing on universal elements such as drumming, singing, storytelling, community, and environment. Field trips may be required. NR
  
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    DNCE 61 PAN-AFRICAN DANCE/THE DIASPORA

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces the influence of African dance and music on the world through the African Diaspora. Students will study how the doctrine of Pan-Africanism is helping to shape the identity of contemporary African through the dancing, drumming, singing and story-telling. The course explores the research and practices of performing African dances from the diaspora and it specific historical reference to representing the African community at large. All classes are aerobic in nature. Attendance at field trips may be required. NR
  
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    DNCE 62 WEST AFRICAN DANCE: EMPIRE OF MALI

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is an introduction to the history and performance of West African dance of the Empire of Mali. Students will study, practice and perform traditional West African dances and drum rhythms from the Empire of Mali. The course explores the components of West African dance as it relates to community, movement, music, theme, season, and organization of the dance. All classes are aerobic in nature. Field trips may be required. NR
  
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    DNCE 65A DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-PRODUCTION OVERVIEW A

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique and science courses
    This course focuses on the various aspects involved in the preparation of dance productions. It is designed to emphasize the rehearsal and performance process. A performance and/or informal showing at the end of the semester is included. Various showings will determine final performance format and additional performance opportunities. Students will also participate in technical production aspects of a dance concert. Enrollment limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C, and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units.  NR
  
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    DNCE 65B DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-PRODUCTION OVERVIEW B

    1.5 Units - 0.5 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique and science courses
    This course focuses on the preparation of dance productions with an emphasis on the rehearsal and performance process including aspects of technical theater, publicity, and administrative tasks necessary for an overall dance production. Students will participate in informal showing/s during the creation of two dances that focus on comparing production aspects of each and adapting each production to different locations. These showings will determine additional performance opportunities. Enrollment limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C, and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units.  NR
  
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    DNCE 65C DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-PRODUCTION OVERVIEW C

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique and science courses
    This course provides an overview of the many aspects in the preparation of a dance production. It emphasizes rehearsal and performance experiences as well as connecting the technical theater tasks and dance management needed to put on a dance concert. Students will be involved with the creation of three dances exploring the evolution of movement material, artistic expression and production elements in relationship to each choreographer’s vision. A performance and/or informal showing is included. Various in-progress showings will determine performance format and additional performance opportunities. Enrollment is limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C, and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 66A DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-ANALYSIS OF CREATIVE PROCESSES A

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique courses equivalent to beginning/intermediate levels and science courses
    This course is designed to prepare dance students to work with various choreographers and familiarize themselves with contrasting creative methodologies. Through the rehearsal and performance processes of working in one dance and observing other/s, students will learn to adapt to creative processes and analyze contrasting approaches. A performance and informal showings are included. Various in-progress showings will determine final performance format and additional performance opportunities. Students will also participate in technical production aspects of a dance concert. Enrollment limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C, and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units.  NR
  
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    DNCE 66B DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-ANALYSIS OF CREATIVE PROCESSES B

    1.5 Units - 0.5 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit proviso (see UC Course List)
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique courses equivalent to beginning/intermediate levels.
    This course is designed to prepare students to work with various choreographers and familiarize them with contrasting creative methodologies. Students will learn to adapt to the creative processes of choreographers and analyze contrasting approaches by rehearsing, performing, and observing different choreographers within two dances. A performance and/or informal showing at the end of the semester is included. Various showings will determine final performance format and additional performance opportunities. Students will also participate in technical production aspects of a dance concert. Enrollment limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C, and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 66C DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-ANALYSIS OF CREATIVE PROCESSES C

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit proviso (see UC Course List)
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique courses equivalent to beginning/intermediate level and dance science courses
    This course is designed to prepare the students to work with different choreographers contrasting creative methodologies. Students will learn to adapt to the creative processes and analyze contrasting approaches by rehearsing, performing and observing choreographers within three dances. A performance and/or informal showing is included. Various in-progress showings will determine final performance format and additional performance opportunities. Students will also participate in technical production aspects of a dance concert. Enrollment limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C, and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 67A DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-SOLOS TO VARIOUS GROUPS A

    1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique courses equivalent to beginning/intermediate levels and dance science courses
    This course is designed to emphasize the rehearsal process and performance experience for choreographic works. It focuses on the ensemble and small group techniques and interpretive skills necessary to perform in one dance piece while observing aspects of another. A performance and/or informal showings be will included. Various in progress assessments will determine the final performance format and any additional performance opportunities. This course also includes completion of production tasks inherent in a dance concert. Enrollment limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C, and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 67B DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-SOLOS TO VARIOUS GROUPS B

    1.5 Units - 0.5 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit proviso (see UC Course List)
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique courses equivalent to beginning/intermediate levels and dance science courses
    This course is designed to emphasize the rehearsal process and performance experience for solos and/or duet techniques within choreographic works. It focuses on the technical and interpretive skills necessary to perform in this format within two dances. A performance and informal showings will be included. Various in-progress showings will determine the final performance format and any additional performance opportunities. This course will include completion of production tasks inherent to dance concerts. Enrollment is limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units.  NR
  
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    DNCE 67C DANCE REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE-SOLOS TO VARIOUS GROUPS C

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit proviso (see UC Course List)
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique courses equivalent to beginning/intermediate levels and dance science courses
    This course is designed to emphasize the creative process of solos, duets, and other small groupings as well as ensemble work within the choreographic works. It focuses on the technical and interpretive skills necessary to perform in these formats within three dance pieces. A performance and informal showing/s are included. Various in-progress showings will determine the final performance format and any additional performance opportunities. This course also includes completion of production tasks inherent in a dance concert. Performance limited to a total of four rehearsal and performance courses (DNCE 65A/B/C, 66A/B/C, and 67A/B/C) for a maximum of 7.5 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 68 TOURING DANCE ENSEMBLE-DANCE COMPETITIONS

    2 Units - 0.5 hour lecture, 4.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance technique courses at the intermediate level in various genres and dance science courses.
    This course prepares students for participation in regional and/or national dance competitions. Students study traditional and contemporary choreography through rehearsal and competitive performance. The focus is on bringing one or more dance works to a high level of performance so as to best represent Irvine Valley College at intercollegiate and dance industry concerts and competitions, including the American College Dance Association. Students experience different repertoire each semester it is offered. Field trips to the competitions are mandatory. R-E-3
  
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    DNCE 69 INTRODUCTION TO DANCE ENSEMBLE PRACTICES

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: Audition is held on the first day of class to determine technical level and artistic maturity
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 7 , DNCE 13 , or DNCE 17  or technique level equivalent
    This course prepares students for participation in our Certificate/AA capstone advanced course: Performing Dance Ensemble. Students will understudy assigned roles, learn company protocols and help in the production aspects of the performance. Field trips may be required. DNCE 69 was formerly offered as DNCE 169. NR
  
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    DNCE 70 IVC PERFORMING DANCE ENSEMBLE

    2 Units - 0.5 hour lecture, 4.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Prior dance training in ballet, modern dance, or jazz at the intermediate level or DNCE 65, 66, 67 or equivalent
    This course is designed to prepare students interested in a performing career in Dance. It will cover auditioning techniques, career investigation and goals, nutrition for dance as well as rehearsal and performance proficiency with faculty and guest choreographers. Students participate in multiple performances and production aspects of a dance concert. Field trips may be required.  NR
  
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    DNCE 71 DANCE ASSISTANT

    2 Units - 6 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Previous member of the IVC Performing Dance Ensemble DNCE 70  or equivalent experience as determined by the instructor
    The course will prepare students to support and assist a choreographer. Training will cover all aspects of preparation and running of rehearsals, production duties, and communications with the dancers. NR
  
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    DNCE 72 AERIAL, ACROBATIC, PARTNERING TECHNIQUES I

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Students will be introduced to the art of aerial dance by studying basic aerial apparatuses, floor acrobatics and partnering skills. NR
  
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    DNCE 73 PERFORMING DANCE ENSEMBLE-COMMUNITY OUTREACH

    2 Units - 0.5 hour lecture, 4.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Limitation: By audition only
    Recommended Preparation: Proficiency in Ballet, Modern Dance, Jazz, and Improvisation at the intermediate level and DNCE 65A /DNCE 65B /DNCE 65C , DNCE 66A /DNCE 66B /DNCE 66C , or DNCE 67A /DNCE 67B /DNCE 67C  
    The Performing Dance Ensemble is designed to prepare the intermediate/advanced dancer with a dance company experience. This course focuses on the creation and presentation of repertory for community-based educational outreach programs and/or choreography shown in multiple venues. Emphasis is also on determining how to adjust dances and programs according to various stages, spaces, and types of audiences. Another aspect is on discovering how to complete administrative tasks including establishing contacts in the local community, gathering information, and the preparation and distribution of marketing materials. NR
  
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    DNCE 74 AERIAL, ACROBATIC, PARTNERING TECHNIQUES II

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    Recommended Preparation:DNCE 72  
    Students will continue to learn the art of aerial dance by studying beginning aerial apparatuses, floor acrobatics and partnering skills. NR
  
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    DNCE 75 IMPROVISATION I

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is designed to develop improvisational techniques as related to structural form. The focus is on individual and group work to learn tools that aid in the creation of unplanned movement and improve one’s ability to edit movement choices to craft phrases, studies, and dances “in the moment”. Emphasis is on how to adapt to changing situations, come up with spontaneous solutions, and create ‘on the spot’ choreography which is important in the professional world. For the dancer and non-dancer. NR
  
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    DNCE 76 AERIAL, ACROBATIC, PARTNERING TECHNIQUES III

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 74  
    Students will study at intermediate level the art of aerial dance by studying intermediate aerial apparatuses, floor acrobatics and partnering skills. NR
  
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    DNCE 77 DANCE HISTORY: TWENTIETH CENTURY

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course studies the history of dance in the twentieth century focusing on major themes, ideas, values, people, and institutions within a global context. It traces the continued development of various dance forms with primary emphasis on ballet, modern dance, and jazz dance (including tap dance and musical theater). The course will include some reference to other art forms and the humanities. Videotapes, movies, and attendance at live performances will augment lectures. NR
  
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    DNCE 78 DANCE APPRECIATION

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: RD 370 
    Overview of religious, social and theatrical dance forms, focusing on their purposes and themes within their historical context. Dance genres will be examined in terms of practices, movement, and music. Videos, live performances, discussions and readings will illuminate the social and cultural relevance of each genre studied. NR
  
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    DNCE 79 AERIAL, ACROBATIC, PARTNERING TECHNIQUES IV

    1 Unit - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC credit pending
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 76  
    Students will learn the intermediate/advance level art of aerial dance by studying intermediate/advance aerial apparatuses, floor acrobatics and partnering skills. NR
  
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    DNCE 85 MUSIC FOR DANCE

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course assists the dancer and/or choreographer by providing practical training in basic music theory and musicianship. It focuses on systematically breaking down and investigating the terminology of and concepts behind “dancer musicality,” rhythm and meter, melodic design, basic musical form, notation, and historical style. The course is designed to present the development of music and dance in a historical perspective; to develop through listening an awareness of available musical literature; and to train the dancer/choreographer and musician to work together by developing a common vocabulary and working knowledge of each other’s craft. NR
  
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    DNCE 86 CONDITION AND CORRECT: BODY ALIGNMENT

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Applies movement science concepts to various exercises from dance, conditioning, and body therapy programs (e.g. yoga, Pilates, massage, Alexander Technique) for dancers and non-dancers. It focuses on the awareness of posture and movement habits as related to anatomy, wellness and the reduction of the potential of pain and injury. Students start to retrain the body by learning proper warm-up and exercise set-up. Emphasis is on selecting effective and safe joint motions while maintaining alignment to gain the most benefit from each exercise. Flexibility, strength, posture, balance, coordination, endurance, relaxation and movement memory are enhanced as a result. Students are limited to taking four conditioning courses (DNCE 50, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, or 92) for a maximum of 12 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 87 CONDITION AND CORRECT: ANALYSIS AND BODY THERAPIES

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course builds upon the concepts from the overview course. It introduces and compares techniques from dance and various body therapy programs (e.g. Hatha Yoga, Reflexology, GYROKINESIS (R), Resistance training, Pilates) for dancers and non-dancers. It combines various types of stretch, strengthening, endurance, relaxation and body alignment exercises. Emphasis is on correct form and technique to promote greater technical ability in dance, sports, exercise, and other movement-based programs. The course includes information on anatomy and the care and prevention of injuries. Students are limited to taking four conditioning courses (DNCE 50, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, or 92) for a maximum of 12 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 88 CONDITION AND CORRECT: MIND-BODY TECHNIQUES

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course utilizes the Eastern Medicine mind-body techniques and methods from dance, exercise, and various therapy programs (e.g. Raja Yoga, Pilates, Myofascial release, Sweigard, Feldenkrais, GYROKINESIS(R)Techniques) to promote greater technical ability in dance, sports, exercise, and other movement-based programs. Emphasis is on efficiency of movement, agility, balance, flexibility, and the long-term care and prevention of injuries for oneself and others to be more marketable in any profession. It also includes information on kinesiology, nutrition, and the connections between eastern and western medicine. Students are limited to taking four conditioning courses (DNCE 50, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, or 92) for a maximum of 12 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 90 DANCE TRAINING: THERABAND RESISTANCE WORKOUT

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is designed to provide students with intermediate-level dance conditioning using theraband resistance. Students will learn to apply correct placement, increase stretch and lines, and challenge core in intermediate-level movement patterns. Students are limited to taking four conditioning courses. NR
  
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    DNCE 91 DANCE TRAINING: ROLLERS AND ROTATING DISCS WORKOUT

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Students should know basic dance terminology and be able to execute basic movement with the correct alignment
    This course is designed to provide students with dance training using rollers and rotating discs to further challenge placement, core, turn out capabilities, plumb line, and stretches in dance movement patterns. Students are limited to taking four conditioning courses (DNCE 50, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, or 92) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 92 DANCE TRAINING: FLOOR BARRE

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: Any of the following courses:  DNCE 6 DNCE 7 , DNCE 11, DNCE 12 DNCE 16 DNCE 17 DNCE 18 DNCE 51 DNCE 52 DNCE 53 DNCE 54  or DNCE 86 DNCE 87 DNCE 88  
    This course focuses on the components of correct placement and the biomechanics of dance movement. Floor Barre methodology as well as other dance conditioning methods will be used to develop and challenge core stabilization, elongation in stretches and movements, and efficient alignment in key movement patterns. Students will perform intermediate/advanced dance placement exercises and analyze their form and effectiveness. Students are limited to taking four conditioning courses (DNCE 50, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, or 92) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 93 GYROKINESIS (R): ART OF EXERCISING AND BEYOND, OVERVIEW

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    An overview course introducing background information and a variety of formats within the holistic GYROKINESIS(R) methodology. It embraces some of the key principles and philosophies also found in yoga, dance, swimming, gymnastics, massage, and tai chi. The entire body is worked using three dimensional movement sequences designed to stretch and strengthen the muscles; articulate, decompress, and increase range of motion; and develop coordination and endurance. The objective is to improve overall health of mind, body, and spirit by teaching the body to move with fluidity, ease, and power. Students are limited to taking four Gyrokinesis courses (DNCE 93, DNCE 94 , DNCE 95 , DNCE 96 , and DNCE 253 ) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 94 GYROKINESIS (R): 90 MINUTE FORMAT

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    A holistic method that embraces some of the key principles also found in yoga, dance, swimming, gymnastics, massage, and tai chi. The objective is to improve overall health of mind, body and spirit by teaching the body to move with fluidity, ease and power. The entire body is worked using three-dimensional movement sequences designed to stretch and strengthen the muscles; articulate, decompress, and increase the range of joint motion; and develop coordination and endurance. This is a beginning-level course for all students with emphasis on the 90 minute format and principles. Students are limited to taking four of the Gyrokinesis courses (DNCE 93 , DNCE 94, DNCE 95 , DNCE 96 , or DNCE 253 ) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 95 GYROKINESIS (R): 60 MINUTE FORMAT AND OTHER SEQUENCES

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 94  GYROKINESIS (R): 60 minute Format, and the other sequences taught in this course, merge eastern and western influences in a Holistic way.
    GYROKINESIS (R): 60 minute Format, and the other sequences taught in this course, merge eastern and western influences in a Holistic way. This format focuses on working the energetic pathways of the entire body integrating changing rhythms and breath patterns in fluid three-dimensional movement sequences. It is designed to deeply stretch and strengthen the muscles; articulate, decompress, and increase the range and quality of joint motions; and develop more complex rhythmic coordination and endurance. Emphasis is on also on spinal elongation, balanced motions and energy/chi stimulation. Students are limited to taking four of the Gyrokinesis courses (DNCE 93, 94, 95, 96, OR 253) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 96 GYROKINESIS (R): ALTERNATIVE FORMATS AND MUSIC

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DNCE 94  or DNCE 95 
    This course is a holistic system of exercise that works the entire body using three-dimensional movement sequences and coordinated breath patterns. The objective is health of mind, body and spirit achieved by merging of eastern and western approaches to training. This course will focus on new and alternative formats and methods in the system. It will also explore additional breathing techniques and patterns, self-massage, use of music, and restorative stress management methods intended to keep energy pathways open and especially improve the nervous, muscular and cardio-respiratory systems. This is a beginning/intermediate level course. Students are limited to taking four Gyrokinesis courses (DNCE 93 , DNCE 94 , DNCE 95 , DNCE 96, or DNCE 253 ) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 97 GYROKINESIS (R) THE ART OF EXERCISING AND BEYOND

    1 Unit - 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    GYROKINESIS(R) is a holistic system of exercise that embraces some of the key principles found in yoga, dance, swimming, gymnastics, massage, and tai chi. The entire body is worked using three-dimensional movement sequences designed to stretch and strengthen the muscles; articulate, decompress, and increase the range of joint motion; and develop coordination and endurance. Focus is on the natural directions of spinal movement and coordinated breath patterns intended to open energy pathways and enhance the nervous and circulatory systems. The objective is to improve overall health of mind, body and spirit by teaching the body to move with fluidity, ease and power. DNCE 97 may be taken once for a maximum of 1 unit. Students are limited to taking four Gyrokinesis courses (DNCE 93 , DNCE 94 , DNCE 95 , DNCE 96 , or DNCE 97) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 97 GYROKINESIS (R) THE ART OF EXERCISING AND BEYOND

    0.5 Unit - 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    GYROKINESIS(R) is a holistic system of exercise that embraces some of the key principles found in yoga, dance, swimming, gymnastics, massage, and tai chi. The entire body is worked using three-dimensional movement sequences designed to stretch and strengthen the muscles; articulate, decompress, and increase the range of joint motion; and develop coordination and endurance. Focus is on the natural directions of spinal movement and coordinated breath patterns intended to open energy pathways and enhance the nervous and circulatory systems. The objective is to improve overall health of mind, body and spirit by teaching the body to move with fluidity, ease and power. DNCE 97 may be taken once for a maximum of 1 unit. Students are limited to taking four Gyrokinesis courses (DNCE 93 , DNCE 94 , DNCE 95 , DNCE 96 , or DNCE 97) for a maximum of 8 units. NR
  
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    DNCE 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: DANCE

    1 Unit - 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator.
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    DNCE 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: DANCE

    2 Units - 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator.
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    DNCE 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: DANCE

    3 Units - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator.
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    DNCE 281 PEDAGOGY-TEACHING METHODS FOR MOVEMENT TRAINING

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    This course introduces the theory and practical applications of teaching movement, dance, body therapies and/or movement/dance science exercise techniques. Focus is on the development of a personal philosophy and on modes of delivery and learning appropriate to the various community and educational settings. Topics include the development of lesson plans, syllabi, student learning objectives and outcomes, modifications for special needs, and musical accompaniment. NR

Design Model Making

  
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    DMP 20 BASIC MODEL MAKING

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    This course focuses on developing forms and shapes using a variety of basic model-making materials and hand fabrication techniques, with an emphasis on wood, plastic and metal processes. In addition to modeling with basic materials, students begin to develop skills using quick, visual model-development materials, including foam core, cardboard and clay. DMP 20 was formerly offered as DMP 120. NR
  
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    DMP 22 ADVANCED MODEL MAKING II

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    This course develops skills in using computer-aided design and manufacturing equipment and software to fabricate models. Designs will be created on three-dimensional solid modeling software and transferred to a three-dimensional computer aided manufacturing software for coding and post processing. Students will fabricate parts on a variety of equipment including CNC mills and lathes, laser cutters, and two and three-dimensional rapid modeling equipment. DMP 22 was formerly offered as DMP 122. NR
  
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    DMP 40 3D RAPID MODEL MAKING AND PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT I

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Prerequisite: DMP 222  
    In this project development course, students fabricate a variety of complex models within their selected discipline using advanced model-making equipment. Students use Computer Numerical Controlled milling, laser cutting, water jet cutting and 3D machining equipment to fabricate models. Field trips may be required. DMP 40 was formerly offered as DMP 240. NR
  
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    DMP 41 3D RAPID MODEL MAKING AND PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT II

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Prerequisite: DMP 40  
    This is an advanced project development course in rapid prototyping. Students program, set up and operate a variety of 3-D modeling machines, including Computer Numerically Controlled machining and turning centers, water jet cutters, conventional lasers and metal lasers. Students will fabricate a variety of complex high tolerance parts within their selected discipline. Field trips may be required. DMP 41 was formerly offered as DMP 241. NR
  
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    DMP 121 ADVANCED MODEL MAKING I

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    This course focuses on more advanced and complex methods used throughout the model-making industry. The course covers thermoforming, reinforced plastics, two-dimensional routing and engraving, and a variety of flexible tooling techniques used to make complex molds and parts. Students learn techniques for working with advanced casting materials, and surface preparation with textures, plating and painting. NR
  
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    DMP 130 SOLIDWORKS

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    A beginning level Computer-Aided Design course that provides basic techniques and applications utilized in the model-making industry. Students will learn to create basic 2D drawings and 3D solid models incorporating state-of-the-art PC-based software. Graphic creation and control will be learned using a variety of common softwares. DMP 130 was formerly offered as DMP 230.  NR
  
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    DMP 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: DESIGN MODEL MAKING

    1 Unit - 1 hour lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    DMP 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: DESIGN MODEL MAKING

    2 Units - 2 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    DMP 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: DESIGN MODEL MAKING

    3 Units - 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    DMP 168 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE: DESIGN MODEL MAKING

    4 Units - 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Limitation: Application must be approved by CWE coordinator
    This course provides students an opportunity for supervised work experience. Students extend their classroom-based occupational learning by working at a job related to their major and to their occupational goal. Student, instructor, and employer will cooperatively develop a minimum of three learning objectives. One unit of credit will be awarded for each 75 hours of paid or 60 hours of volunteer employment for successful completion of learning objectives, and for attendance at scheduled seminar sessions. A maximum of four units may be applied toward major requirements or a certificate. NR
  
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    DMP 200 INTRODUCTION TO MODEL MAKING AND DESIGN

    1.5 Units - 1.5 hours lecture
    This course introduces students to career options within the model-making industry. Onsite studio visits, guest speakers and career guides will give students an overview of the job skills and technologies required in the various disciplines of model making. Areas of interest will include entertainment, product design, packaging, transportation, aerospace, medical design and architecture. The goal of the course is to facilitate each student’s career path selection. Field trips may be required. NR
  
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    DMP 210 RAPID VISUALIZATION

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    This course introduces the principles of three-dimensional design as they relate to model making. Students work with a variety of materials and techniques, exploring three-dimensional description elements: value, texture, lighting, shade, shadow, composition, and perspective. Emphasis is placed on manual skill and dexterity. The course also introduces the fundamentals and techniques of ideational sketching. NR
  
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    DMP 260 MODELING AND PROTOTYPING METHODS AND MATERIALS

    2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
    This course introduces the many universal plastic materials and fabrication processes currently used in design and modeling. Emphasis is on the applications, fabrication techniques, and properties of many common plastic materials used today as well as emerging materials and their processes. NR

Digital Media Art

  
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    DMA 10 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MEDIA

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course provides an overview of digital media fundamentals. Students will explore historical and contemporary approaches to digital media art using industry-standard software. Emphasis is on extensive hands-on projects to develop skills and techniques for digital imaging, illustration, and animation. Students will develop a portfolio and gain insight into current trends and career options for digital media art. Prior computer software experience is not required. C-ID: ARTS 250 NR
  
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    DMA 40 DIGITAL 2D DESIGN AND COLOR THEORY

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 10  
    This foundation course introduces the fundamentals of art and design within a digital environment. Students will use digital media software to create various artistic projects while exploring the elements and principles of design and color theory. NR
  
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    DMA 50 HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This concise history traces the development of graphic design from the invention of writing to the digital revolution. The course explores the origins of printing and book design from early medieval manuscripts to Renaissance, Victorian and Art Nouveau graphics, and the evolution of twentieth century design styles and theories from the modernist era through postmodernism and the digital age. DMA 50 is also listed as ARTH 50; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
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    DMA 51 BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This beginning course focuses on digital photography as a creative medium. Emphasis will be placed on conceptual, technical, and creative photography skills. The course covers the use of digital cameras and digital imaging software to capture, import, edit, and distribute digital photographs. DMA 51 is also listed as PHOT 51; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
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    DMA 52 INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 51 /PHOT 51  
    This course addresses the theoretical, aesthetic, and technical application of photography at an intermediate level. Fine art and commercial photography subjects will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on producing a portfolio of original photographs using creative lighting, color, and digital effects. DMA 52 is also listed as PHOT 52; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
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    DMA 55 GRAPHIC DESIGN I

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 10  
    This course is an introduction to the concepts, processes, and practices of graphic design. Emphasis will be placed on developing problem-solving skills; applying the principles and elements of design; and integrating digital imagery, illustration, typography, and color theory in design projects. NR
  
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    DMA 56 GRAPHIC DESIGN II

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 55  
    This intermediate course covers the graphic design process and its application to professional studio assignments, including corporate, editorial, packaging, and advertising design projects. Emphasis is on integrating the principles and techniques of commercial graphic design practice. NR
  
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    DMA 60 PRINT MEDIA DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 55  
    This intermediate course focuses on the design and production process for print media. The course will cover the print media workflow from planning and design to file preparation and output. Projects will include designing with type, photographs, and illustrations for print media. NR
  
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    DMA 62 MOTION GRAPHICS

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 10  
    This course introduces the principles of motion graphics design, including conceptual, aesthetic, and production considerations. It explores fundamental and experimental approaches to creating two-dimensional motion graphics with artistic integrity for video and the Web. NR
  
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    DMA 65 TYPOGRAPHY

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 55  
    This course is designed to develop a greater understanding of typographic form and function within graphic design. Students explore typography as a visual form through a series of fundamental design projects. The course provides a historical basis for the development of letterforms, tracing the progression from Gutenberg to the digital revolution. NR
  
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    DMA 70 DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCTION

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is an introduction to the theory, practice, and aesthetics of digital video production. The course explores the preproduction, production, and postproduction workflows including the basics of camera operation, lighting, editing, and output. Emphasis is on producing video projects that demonstrate conceptual and technical proficiency. NR
  
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    DMA 75 EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 70  
    This course focuses on video as a creative medium. Students will explore historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of film and video art to produce a variety of experimental projects including abstract films, non-narrative shorts, and music videos. NR
  
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    DMA 80 VISUAL DESIGN FOR THE WEB

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 10  
    This intermediate course explores the fundamentals of design and aesthetics for the Web. Emphasis is placed on layout, color, texture, typography, interactive elements, and user experience design using industry-standard design software. NR
  
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    DMA 85 VISUAL STORYTELLING

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 10  and DMA 70   
    This course focuses on visual storytelling techniques using photography, illustration, graphic design, and video. Students will use various digital media software to produce visual storytelling projects for content marketing, entertainment, and fine art. NR
  
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    DMA 91 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course covers the development and presentation of a professional fine art and graphic design portfolio. Emphasis is on the selection of appropriate work, conceptual improvement, and methods of presentation, including digital and traditional formats. Students will complete a professional resume, cover letter, and artist’s statement suitable for transfer or the job market. DMA 191 is also listed as ART 191; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
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    DMA 175 CORPORATE IDENTITY- TRADEMARKS AND LOGOS

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: DMA 55  and DMA 65  
    This intermediate graphic design course covers the process of developing and creating corporate and brand identities. The course explores logos, typography, and identity systems. Students use industry-standard software applications to develop a professional portfolio of designs. NR
  
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    DMA 195 ILLUSTRATION

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    Recommended Preparation: ART 50  and ART 85  
    This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and practices of illustration and the process of developing and communicating visual ideas and imagery. Emphasis is on refining the student’s personal visual vocabulary and addressing practical issues within the professional world of illustration. DMA 195 is also listed as ART 195; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR

Drafting

  
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    DR 50 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: MATH 124  
    This is an introductory course in the operation and application of a computer-aided drafting (CAD) system that is used to create, modify, store, and plot typical part and assembly drawings. Students create and analyze 2D orthographic projections of objects as well as 3D models which conform to industry practices and standards. Proper dimension practices are covered throughout the course. NR
  
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    DR 52 ENGINEERING DRAWING AND DESIGN

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course is designed to develop the basic skills needed for industrial-level engineering drawing and conceptual design, including assembly drawings and detail drawings. The course introduces the fundamentals of mechanical design and strategies for creative design. It includes the basic design process used for machine drawings, castings, cams, weldments, and power transmissions, with integrated problems and solutions. DR 52 was formerly offered as DR 101. NR
  
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    DR 103 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING

    3 Units - 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU
    This course introduces students to the terminology, construction methods, and computer-aided drafting methods associated with modern architectural design. Students gain practical experience integrating residential modeling techniques into industry-standard 2D projected drawings used to illustrate the majority of conventional buildings. The course also covers basic 3D modeling structures, as well as the materials of construction and physical assembly methods that are required for proper manufacture. NR

Earth Science

  
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    ERTH 20 INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE

    4 Units - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course introduces and unifies the central theories of geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. Students study the universe and solar system, the planet Earth and its constituents, rocks and minerals, drifting crustal plates, and processes such as mountain building and earthquakes. Students also study oceans and shorelines, the atmosphere, and climate. The effect of these disparate realms on life, past and present, is considered along with the effects of pollution of the natural environment. Field trips may be required. C-ID: GEOL 121. NR

Economics

  
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    ECON 1 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS - MICRO

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: MATH 353 
    Recommended Preparation: ECON 20 
    This course introduces the concepts and tools of microeconomic analysis. It investigates the problems that result from scarcity and how individuals and groups make decisions, given scarcity. The primary areas of focus are: markets and prices, marginal analysis, the decision-making processes of individuals and firms, industrial organization and resource markets. These principles can be used to analyze such things as government economic policies, environmental issues, the distribution of income, anti-trust policy, and international trade. Credit may be earned in either ECON 1 or ECON 1H , but not both. C-ID: ECON 201. NR
  
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    ECON 1H PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS - MICRO HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: MATH 353 
    Recommended Preparation: ECON 20  
    ECON 1H is an intensive introductory course that employs higher order thinking skills which include analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of texts and outside readings. It also uses applied mathematical and graphical analysis techniques to evaluate economic decisions and policies. The primary areas of focus include scarcity, resource allocation, decision-making of individuals and firms, markets prices, industrial organization, marginal analysis and maximization, resource markets, and evaluation of government economic policies. The course is enriched by smaller class size, additional analytical techniques, and an expanded range of topics. Credit may be earned in either ECON 1  or ECON 1H, but not both. C-ID: ECON 201. NR
  
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    ECON 2 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS - MACRO

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: MATH 353  or equivalent placement
    Recommended Preparation: ECON 20  
    This course examines and analyzes the economic problems of scarcity, recession, unemployment, and inflation. Investigation centers on business cycles, economic growth, determination and the measurement of output and income in the economy, money creation and the banking system, monetary and fiscal policy options, effects of the public debt, and international trade and finance. Credit may be earned in either ECON 2 or ECON 2H , but not both. C-ID: ECON 202. NR
  
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    ECON 2H PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS - MACRO HONORS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: MATH 353  or equivalent placement
    Recommended Preparation: ECON 20  
    ECON 2H is an enriched principles of macroeconomics course that emphasizes the use of higher order skills including mathematical and graphical analysis, interpretation and evaluation of the text material and outside readings. It employs these techniques to evaluate economic decisions, policies, and macroeconomic institutions. The primary areas of focus include scarcity and individual choice, determination of national income, inflation, unemployment, money creation and banking, examination of fiscal and monetary policies and options, economic growth, the level and affects of public debt, and international trade and finance. The course is enriched by smaller class size, additional analytical techniques, and an expanded range of topics. Credit may be earned in either ECON 2  or ECON 2H, but not both. C-ID: ECON 202. NR
  
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    ECON 6 ENVIRONMENTAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: WR 1  and MATH 253 
    This introductory environmental and resource economics course focuses on resource, agricultural, and environmental issues and related policy analysis. The course applies microeconomic principles, models and analytical tools to problems of natural resource use and environmental quality caused by human populations. Students examine and evaluate policies to remedy the market failure of inefficient resource use and environmental degradation, both nationally and internationally. ECON 6 is also listed as ENV 6; credit will be given in either area, not both. NR
  
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    ECON 10 STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: Placement by current assessment process or successful completion of MATH 253  with a ‘C’ or better​
    Recommended Preparation: ECON 1 ECON 1H ECON 2  or ECON 2H  
    This introductory course presents statistical concepts and methods used extensively in economics, business, social sciences, psychology, life and health sciences, and education including computer-based statistical analysis. Students study descriptive and inferential statistics and perform statistical analysis. Emphasis is on problem solving and interpretation. Credit may be earned in ECON 10 or 10H, but not both. Also listed as MGT 10 or 10H; credit may be earned in one course, not all. C-ID: MATH 110. NR
  
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    ECON 10H STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS HONORS

    3 Units - 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Prerequisite: Placement by current assessment process or successful completion of  MATH 253  with a ‘C’ or better​
    Recommended Preparation: ECON 1 ECON 1H ECON 2  or ECON 2H  
    This introductory honors course presents statistical concepts and methods used extensively in economics, business, social sciences, psychology, life and health sciences, and education including computer-based statistical analysis. Students study descriptive and inferential statistics and perform statistical analysis. Emphasis is on problem solving and interpretation. This honors course is enriched through a course project that applies statistical analysis to a case study and is shared through a class presentation. Credit may be earned in ECON 10 or 10H, but not both. Also listed as MGT 10 or 10H; credit may be earned in one course, not all. C-ID: MATH 110 NR
  
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    ECON 13 GLOBAL ECONOMICS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    Recommended Preparation: WR 1 , MATH 253  and one economics course
    This survey course presents a wide range of issues concerning the contemporary global economy from historical, political, and economic perspectives. It is suitable for students from all majors and backgrounds and anyone interested in learning about issues confronting the global economy. The course examines international economic choices using basic economic theories and principles to address such topics as the effects of globalization, international trade and trade restrictions, international finance, foreign exchange markets and exchange rate systems, international capital flows, and the role of governments in the global economy. NR
  
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    ECON 20 INTRODUCTORY ECONOMICS

    3 Units - 3 hours lecture
    Transfers: CSU, UC
    This course, designed for non-economics and non-business majors, provides a survey of both micro and macroeconomic principles and provides a foundation for ECON 1 and 2. Microeconomic areas of emphasis include scarcity, markets, supply and demand, industrial organization, and marginal analysis used for decision making by individuals and firms. Macroeconomic areas of emphasis include national income accounts, money and monetary policy, economic stabilization policies, economic growth, and international trade and finance. Credit may be earned in ECON 20 or 20H, but not both. NR
 

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