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Program of Study
DANCE (0077)
Associate of Arts Degree

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  • Please note that some courses may have a prerequisite or may only be offered certain semesters. Be sure to consult the Darton College Catalog and your academic advisor for more information.
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  • A single class cannot count in more than one area.;
  • For the chart below, when options are given, courses listed in bold are recommended.
  • A B.A. degree at some institutions in the University System of Georgia requires foreign language credit through the intermediate level. A B.S. degree at some institutions in the University System of Georgia requires foreign language through the first intermediate course.
  • Oral Communications - Competency in oral communications will be required of all graduates of Darton State College. This requirement may be fulfilled by examination or by satisfactory completion of one of the following courses or other approved courses containing oral communication components. This competency is usually satisfied in Area B or C.
    • COMM 1000 Cultural Diversity in Communication
    • COMM 1100 Human Communications
    • COMM 1110 Public Speaking
    • COMM 1111 Issues in Argumentation and Advocacy
    • COMM 2105 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
    • COMM 2220 Introduction to Small Group Communication
    • THEA 1105 Acting
    • THEA 2105 Oral Interpretation
Area A: Essential Skills—9 Hours
Course Description Hours
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
MATH 1111/1001 College Algebra or Higher Math/Quant. Reason. 3
Area B: Institutional Options—4 hours
Course Description Hours
BUSA 1100 Financial Planning & Investment Management 2
BUSA 1145 International Business, Culture and Economics 2
CISM 2201 Fundamentals of Computer Applications 3
COMM 1000 Cultural Diversity in Communication 2
COMM 1100 Human Communications 3
COMM 1110 Public Speaking 3
COMM 1111 Issues in Argumentation & Advocacy 3
COMM 2105 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 2220 Introduction to Small Group Communication 3
PHIL 1101 Critical Thinking 2
ETHI 1101 Issues in Ethics 2
  Foreign Language 3
POLS 1105 Current World Problems 2
INED 2902 International Perspectives 2
INED 2903 International Perspectives 3
LEAD 1101 Leadership Development 2
MYTH 1000 Introduction to Mythology 1
PHED 2210 Sports Injury & Prevention 2
SCIE 1100 Science, Technology & Society 2
Area C: Humanities/Fine Arts—6 Hours
Course Description Hours
Choose one:
ENGL 2111 World Literature I 3
ENGL 2112 World Literature II 3
ENGL 2121 British Literature I 3
ENGL 2122 British Literature II 3
ENGL 2131 American Literature I 3
ENGL 2132 American Literature II 3
Choose one:
ART 1100 The Appreciation of Art 3
COMM 1100 Human Communications 3
COMM 1110 Public Speaking 3
FIAR 2250 Humanities through the Arts 3
FREN 1002 Elementary French I or II 3
FREN 2001/2002 Intermediate French I or II 3
JAPN 1002 Elementary Japanese I or II 3
JAPN 2001/2002 Intermediate Japanese I or II 3
MUSC 1100 Music Appreciation 3
PHIL 2205 Introduction to Philosophy 3
SPAN 1002 Elementary Spanish I or II 3
SPAN 2001/2002 Intermediate Spanish I or II 3
THEA 1100 Theatre Appreciation 3
Area D: Science, Mathematics, and Technology—11 hours
Course Description Hours
Choose two:
BIOL 1110K Introduction to Environmental Biology 4
BIOL 1107K Principles of Biology I 4
BIOL 1108K Principles of Biology II 4
CHEM 1151K Survey of Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1211K Principles of Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1212K Principles of Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2240K Principles of Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 2241K Principles of Organic Chemistry II 4
PHSC 1011K Introductory to Physical Science I 4
PHSC 1012K Introductory to Physical Science II 4
PHYS 1111K Introductory to Physics I 4
PHYS 1112K Introductory to Physics II 4
PHYS 2211K Principles of Physics I 4
PHYS 2212K Principles of Physics II 4
NOT: BIOL 1107 & BIOL 1110; PHSC 1011 & PHYS 1111; PHSC 1012 & CHEM 1151; CHEM 1151 & CHEM 1211; PHSC 1011 & PHYS 2211; PHSC 1012 & CHEM 1211
Choose One:
CSCI 1150 Computer Programming in BASIC 3
CSCI 1300 Introduction to Computer Science 3
MATH 1112 Trigonometry 3
MATH 1113 Pre-Calculus 3
MATH 2205 Introduction to Statistics 3
MATH 1145 Survey of Calculus 3
MATH 1151 Calculus with Geometry 4
MATH 2252 Calculus II 4
MATH 2253 Calculus III 4
Area E: Social Science—12 Hours
Course Description Hours
POLS 1101 American Government in World Perspective 3
HIST 2111/2112 US History through 1877 or After 1877 3
HIST 1111/1112 Survey of World I & II 3
Choose one:
ANTH 1130 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GEOG 1101 Introduction to Human Geography 3
HIST 1111/1112 Survey of World History I or II 3
HIST 2111/2112 US History through 1877 or after 1877 3
POLS 2201 American State and Local Government 3
POLS 2401 Introduction to Global Issues 3
PSYC 1101 General Psychology 3
PSYC 2215 Human Growth and Development 3
PSYC 2225 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 3
PUAD 2601 Introduction to Public Administration 3
SOCI 1101 Principles of Sociology 3
SOCI 1160 Introduction to Social Problems 3
Area F: Major Requirements—18 Hours
Course Description Hours
Required:
DANC 1000 Dance Performance 1
DANC 1400 Dance Production 2
DANC 1600 Dance Improvisation 1
DANC 1740 Modern I 1
DANC 1750 Modern II 1
DANC 1760 Modern III 2
DANC 1840 Ballet I 1
DANC 1850 Ballet II 1
DANC 1860 Ballet III 2
DANC 1900 Dance Composition 3
DANC 2100 Dance History I 3
Area G: First Year Experience and Physical Education
Course Description Hours
Required:
DART 1000 First Year Experience (must have C or higher) 2
  • All degree-seeking students who have less than 12 earned hours must take DART 1000.
  • Students who do not pass FYE with at least a C will be required to retake the course in the following semester.
    • Students who do not pass the course in A term will be required to register for the course B term.
    • Students who do not pass the course in B term must register for the course in their next semester of enrollment.
  • Students may not drop the FYE course without dropping all other courses.
Choose one:
PHED 1182 Personal Conditioning 2
PHED 1105 Strength Training 2
PHED 1161/1162 Fitness I/II 2
PHED 1106 Walk, Jog, or Run for Fitness 2
PHED 1115/1116 Step Aerobics I/II 2
PHED 1110 Deep Water Exercise 2
PHED 1123 Aerobic Pump 2
PHED 1139 Fitness Swimming 2
PHED 1198 Fitness Dancing 2
PHED 1220 Aquatic Circuit Training 2
PHED 1225 Aqua Jogging 2
HLTH 1163H Personal Health Honors 2
Additional PE requirements — Two courses beyond the Fitness Competency are required.

Any PHED or HLTH course with 1000 or higher will satisfy the additional PE requirements. Music Performance Classes (MUSC 1080 & 1090) may be substituted for up to 2 of the PE requirements. DANC 1600, 1740, 1750, 1840, or 1850 may also be used to satisfy additional PE requirements.

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