Dance

The Dance area of study, leading to an Associate in Arts degree, is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university to major in Dance after four semesters at Illinois Central College.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110 COMPOSITION I  3
ENGL 111 COMPOSITION II   3
COMMUNICATION * 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE * 9
MATHEMATICS * 3
LIFE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL SCIENCE * 7
DANCE 115 APPRECIATION OF DANCE  3
HUMANITIES * 3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS * 3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
DANCE 110 BEGINNING TECHNIQUES OF CLASSICAL BALLET  2
DANCE 120 INTERMEDIATE TECHNIQUES OF CLASSICAL BALLET  2
DANCE 130 JAZZ DANCE I  1
DANCE 140 MODERN DANCE I  1
DANCE 160 MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE  1
DANCE 210 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF CLASSICAL BALLET  2
DANCE 211 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF CLASSICAL BALLET II  2
MUS 136 MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS ** 3
THTRE 113 INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL THEATRE  3
THTRE 115 STAGE MAKE-UP  2
THTRE 122 ACTING I  3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ELECTIVE *** 1

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** Student may enroll in MUS170/180 in lieu of MUS136 depending upon musical skill.
*** As needed to meet the 60 credit hour requirement.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1DANCE 110; DANCE 130; DANCE 115; ENGL 110; Communication; Mathematics
Spring Semester 1DANCE 120; DANCE 160 or Elective; DANCE 140; ENGL 111; Physical Science; Social Science; Social Science
Fall Semester 2DANCE 210; Humanities/Fine Arts; THTRE 113; Social Science; MUS 136; THTRE 122
Spring Semester 2DANCE 211; DANCE 160 or Elective; THTRE 115; Humanities; Life Science

Program Contact Information

Arts and Communication Department
Room 124A
(309) 694-5113

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training