||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will complete one of the following UNV Foundational courses: UNV 103 for students entering with under 24 credit hours or UNV 303 for students transferring 24 or more credit hours.
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to construct rhetorically effective communications appropriate to diverse audiences, purposes, and occasions (English composition, communication, critical reading, foreign language, sign language, etc.). Students are required to take 3 credits of English grammar or composition.
||9 - 12|
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to express aspects of Christian heritage and worldview. Students are required to take CWV 101.
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to use various analytic and problem-solving skills to examine, evaluate, and/or challenge ideas and arguments (mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy, physical geography, ecology, economics, theology, logic, philosophy, technology, statistics, accounting, etc.). Students are required to take 3 credits of college-level mathematics.
||11 - 12|
|Global Awareness, Perspectives, and Ethics
||Graduates of Grand Canyon University will be able to demonstrate awareness and appreciation of and empathy for differences in arts and culture, values, experiences, historical perspectives, and other aspects of life (psychology, sociology, government, Christian studies, Bible, geography, anthropology, economics, political science, child and family studies, law, ethics, cross-cultural studies, history, art, music, dance, theater, applied arts, literature, health, etc.).
||6 - 8|
Maricopa Community College District transfer students who have completed the courses below, will be able to meet the course competency requirements for courses within the Bachelor of Arts in Dance Education program at Grand Canyon University.
|MCCCD Courses||GCU Courses|
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits||Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|DAN 131||Ballet I||1||DAN-100||Introduction to Ballet Technique||1|
|DAN 133||Modern Jazz Dance I||1||DAN-101||Introduction to Jazz Technique||1|
|DAN 132||Modern Dance I||1||DAN-120||Introduction to Modern Technique||1|
|DAN 138 & DAN 238||Dance Seminar I & Dance Seminar II||2||DAN-200||Somatics for the Dancer||2|
|DAN 134||Ballet II||1||DAN-250||Ballet Technique II||1|
|DAN 136||Modern Jazz Dance II||1||DAN-260||Jazz Technique II||1|
||Modern Dance II||1||DAN-270||Modern Technique II||1|
|DAH 201||World Dance Studies||3||DAN-315||Dance History I||4|
|DAH 210||History of Ballet and Modern Dance||3||DAN-340||Dance History II||4|
|DAN 231||Ballet III||1||DAN-350||Ballet Technique III||1|
|DAN 233||Modern Jazz Dance III||1||DAN-360||Jazz Technique III||1|
|DAN 232||Modern Dance III||1||DAN-370||Modern Technique III||1|
|DAN 264||Choreography I||3||DAN-385||Choreography I: Space and Time/Design and Dance
|DAN 210||Dance Production I||3||DAN-395||Dance Production||4|
|Total Number of MCCCD Credits Applied to GCU Dance Education Major||20|
*The identified MCCCD courses fulfill the competency requirements for the corresponding GCU course; however, the courses may not fulfill the credit requirements. For more information please contact an Enrollment or Academic Counselor
Maricopa Community College District transfer students will need to take the courses below within the Bachelor of Arts in Dance Education program at Grand Canyon University. They may also need to take additional courses to meet the graduation requirements of the program. See an Enrollment Counselor for more details.
|Courses Left to Complete at GCU|
|ESL-223N||SEI English Language Teaching: Foundations and Methodologies||3|
|ESL-433N||Advanced Methodologies of Structured English Immersion||3|
||Dance Ensemble I
||Improvisation for Dance
||Dance Ensemble II
||Alignment and Pilates for Dance
||Technology for Dance Educators
||Foundations of Dance and Culture for Diverse Learners
|DAN-340||Dance History II||4|
||Dance Kinesiology and Injury Prevention
||Dance Ensemble III
||Choreography II: Process
||Dance Methods and Assessment in the Elementary School
||Dance Methods and Assessment in the Secondary School
|DAN-480||Dance Ensemble IV||1|
|DAN-480NA||Student Teaching: Elementary Dance||6|
|DAN-480NB||Student Teaching: Secondary Dance||6|
|POS-301||Arizona and Federal Government||2|
|Total Number of Credits Remaining for GCU Dance Education Major
|Total Credits Hours Needed to Complete Bachelor of Arts
in Dance Education (Ground Only)