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Dance, Performance Track

Curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts in Dance, Performance Track 

University Core requirements
Please consult the University Core requirements page for additional courses as required by the College of Communication and Fine Arts.

General Dance Requirements:
LMU COURSE                                                                                   SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE                                        
DANC 100: Orientation to Dance None
DANC 101: Principles of Movement None
DANC 160: Fundamentals of Composition I DANCE 60: Fundamentals of Choreography I
AND
DANCE 61: Fundamentals of Choreography II
DANC 161: Fundamentals of Composition II DANCE 62: Fundamentals of Choreography III
AND
DANCE 63: Fundamentals of Choreography IV
DANC 183: Stagecraft None
DANC 260: Laban Movement Analysis None
DANC 262: Dance Styles and Forms None
DANC 281: History of Dance Theatre DANCE 5: Dance History
World Dance: 1 semester hour chosen from the following
list.
DANCE 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27
Yoga or Pilates: 1 semester hour chosen from the following
list:                                                                                        
KINE PE 58A, 58B, 58C

Modern Dance Requirement: Students take Modern Dance for 4 semesters at their level of proficiency:
LMU COURSE                                                                                  SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE                                          
DANC 102: Modern Dance I DANCE 41: Contemporary Modern Dance I
AND/OR AND/OR
DANC 202: Modern Dance II DANCE 42: Contemporary Modern Dance II

Ballet Requirement: Students take Ballet for 4 semesters at their level of proficiency:
LMU COURSE                                                                                  SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE                                           
DANC 120: Ballet I DANCE 31: Ballet I
AND/OR AND/OR
DANC 220: Ballet II DANCE 32: Ballet II

Jazz Dance Requirement: Students take Jazz Dance for 4 semesters at their level of proficiency:
LMU COURSE                                                                                  SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE                                          
DANC 142: Jazz Dance I DANCE 14: Beginning Modern Jazz
AND/OR AND/OR
DANC 242: Jazz Dance II DANCE 15: Intermediate Modern Jazz

Dance Performance Requirement: Students are required to perform in at least 2 dance concerts.
LMU COURSE                                                                                    SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE                                          
DANC 279: Rehearsal and Performance I DANCE 9, 55A, 55B, 57A, 57B, 59A
MUSIC 52 (only 1 unit may be used towards the fulfillment of this requirement)