Darton State College Catalog 2013 - 2014 - page 396

ballet, including directions of the body, alignment, function and access of turnout,
strength, flexibility, and use of the French ballet lexicon, with emphasis on safe
and efficient body use. This course may be used as a PE activity course.
Prerequisites: None.
Corequsites: None.
Offered: All semesters.
DANC 1850 Ballet Technique II
Ballet Technique II focuses on the development of intermediate technical skills in
ballet, including safe and efficient alignment and clear articulation of movement
vocabulary, with emphasis on increased vocabulary and musicality. This course
will also include directions of the body, proper use of tation, and use of the
French ballet lexicon. This course may be used as a PE activity course.
Prerequisites: DANC 1840 or permission of the instructor.
Corequisites: None.
Offered: All semesters.
DANC 1860 Ballet Technique III
Expands appreciation of ballet as a creative art form. Focuses on ballet
technique, while emphasizing increased flexibility, strength, and coordination.
Reviews dance phrase combinations by integrating rhythm, dynamics and
Prerequisites: Ballet Technique II DANC 1850 and/or permission from instructor.
Corequisites: None.
Offered: All semesters.
DANC 1900 Dance Composition
Dance Composition is designed to allow the student to investigate movement
affinities and to discover new movement vocabularies through solo and small
group compositions. Studies examine the basic elements of dance – the body in
time, space and dynamics, as well as the use of music with movement. Students
must develop their compositions into fully choreographed pieces. These
choreographic works must be presented in a dance production. This course
emphasizes personal coaching and critique, and peer feedback, within a
nurturing and experiemental environment.
Prerequisites: DANC 1600 or permission of the instructor.
Corequisites: None.
Offered: Spring.
DANC 2100 Dance History I
This course covers the origins and development of dance, ritual and social
components of dance in early cultures, as well as the evolution of dance as a
theatrical art form.
Prerequisites: ENGL 1101.
Corequisites: None.
Offered: Fall.
1000 First Year Experience
(2-0-2 Institutional credit only)
DART 1000 is a two hour first-year experience course designed to assist first-
year students in the transition into college. The course focuses on academic
success skills, College policies and resources, as well as other topics designed
to assist in the adjustment to the academic and social community at Darton State
College. DART 1000 is required for all first-time students (full or part-time) who
do not enter the college with at least 12 earned hours of college credit. A grade
of “C” is required to pass this class.
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