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    • Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

      Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-3021.00

      Teach or instruct individuals or groups for the primary purpose of self-enrichment or recreation, rather than for an occupational objective, educational attainment, competition, or fitness.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $62.06

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $48,881.26
      Annual Job Openings
      7,980

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Dancers

      Dancers

      SOC Career Code: 27-2031.00

      Perform dances. May perform on stage, for broadcasting, or for video recording.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $52.28

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $44,749.14
      Annual Job Openings
      237

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Choreographers

      Choreographers

      SOC Career Code: 27-2032.00

      Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $62.10

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $61,031.13
      Annual Job Openings
      91

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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  • Dance, AA

    Kinesiology 

    An emphasis in Dance provides the student with an understanding of the practices and theories of dance history, pedagogy and choreography. In addition to the foundational courses, students select courses from dance technique, performance and anatomy and Pilates categories. 

    Required Courses 

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    DN-T 9Dance Audition Techniques1
    DN-T 18Introduction to Dance1.5
    DN-T 20History and Appreciation of Dance3
    DN-T 38Dance Teaching Methods3
    DNCE 4Choreography1
    DNCE 33Improvisation0.5
    Anatomy and Pilates: Complete a minimum of 3 Units 3
    DN-T 28
    Functional Anatomy for Pilates
    DNCE 39
    Pilates Fundamentals
    DNCE 40
    Conditioning Through Dance
    KIN 24
    Applied Kinesiology
    Performance Ensemble: Complete a minimum of 3 Units 3
    DNCE 22
    Dance Rehearsal
    DNCE 24
    Dance Production
    DNCE 25
    Dance Ensemble
    DNCE 35
    Repertory
    Ballet: Complete a minimum of 2 Units 2
    DNCE 2B
    Ballet II
    DNCE 3
    Ballet Performance
    DNCE 31
    Classical Dance
    Modern: Complete a minimum of 2 units 2
    DNCE 12B
    Modern II
    DNCE 13
    Modern Performance
    DNCE 30
    Contemporary Dance
    Theatrical Dance: Complete a minimum of 1 units 1
    DNCE 8
    Latin Dance I
    DNCE 18B
    Tap II
    DNCE 19
    Tap Performance
    DNCE 29
    Theater Dance II
    Commercial Dance: Complete a minimum of 1 units1
    DNCE 14B
    Jazz II
    DNCE 15
    Jazz Performance
    DNCE 32
    Commercial Dance
    DNCE 36
    Commercial Dance II
    Total Units22

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