Certificate in Commercial Dance

The Citrus College Commercial Dance Certificate of Achievement Program provides a vast array of opportunities in the field of dance to the community college student. These include instruction to the vocational student in ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop and musical theatre technique in order to prepare them for employment in the professional dance world.

The program conforms to the mission of Citrus College in that it seeks to provide transfer and associate degree courses, and improve the local work force in the commercial dance field.

Required courses:
DANC 158Beginning Hip-Hop Dance Techniques1
DANC 258Intermediate Hip-Hop Dance1
DANC 162Beginning Ballet1
DANC 262Intermediate Ballet I1
DANC 272Intermediate Ballet II1
DANC 292Advanced Ballet I1
DANC 160Jazz Dance Techniques1
DANC 260Intermediate Jazz Dance I1
DANC 270Intermediate Jazz Dance II1
DANC 281Advanced Jazz Dance I1
DANC 159Beginning Tap1
DANC 259Intermediate Tap I1
DANC 269Intermediate Tap II1
DANC 279Advanced Tap I1
Select twelve (12) to fourteen (14) units from the following:
History of Dance3
Alignment and Correctives2
Composition in Group Forms2
Dance for Musical Theatre - Beginning4
Dance for Musical Theatre- Intermediate4
Musical Staging: Rehearsal and Performance - Beginning2
Musical Staging: Rehearsal and Performance- Intermediate2
Beginning Popular Dance Techniques4
Intermediate Popular Dance Techniques4
Pop Dance: Rehearsal and Performance - Beginning2
Pop Dance: Rehearsal and Performance- Intermediate2
Dance Concert Production3
Total Units26-28

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Commercial Dance Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Be able to demonstrate intermediate to advanced proficiency in various commercial dance techniques and basic dance pedagogy.