2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 250

D-250 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
D–CourseDescriptions
DANCE
JazzDance (Intermediate)
DAN 232
1.00
Prerequisite: DAN133 or instructor approval.
Intermediatework in the techniques of jazz dance.
Ballet (Intermediate)
DAN 235
1.00
Prerequisite: DAN136 or instructor approval.
Ballet, Intermediatework in the techniques of ballet. Repeatable up to four credits.
Ballet (Intermediate/Advanced)
DAN 236
1.00
Prerequisite: DAN235 or instructor approval.
Ballet (Intermediate/Advanced)work in the techniques of ballet. Repeatable up to four credits.
ModernDance Intermediate
DAN 238
1.00
Prerequisite: DAN139 or instructor permission.
Intermediate techniques ofmodern dance.May be repeated to amaximum of four credits.
ModernDance, Intermediate/Advanced
DAN 239
1.00
Prerequisite: DAN238 or equivalent experience.
Intermediate/Advancedwork in the techniques ofmoderndance. Repeatable up to four credits.
TapDance (Intermediate)
DAN 244
1.00
Prerequisite: DAN145 or instructor approval.
Intermediatework in the techniques of tap dance. Repeatable up to four credits.
DancePerformance
DAN 281
1.00
Prerequisite:Audition and/or approval of instructor.
Learningof repertory and new choreography leading to formal and informal performance opportunities. Repeatable up to four credits.
Concert DanceCompany
DAN 287
1.00
Prerequisite: None
Professionally structured rehearsal of repertory and new choreography in preparation for formal performances, educational outreach
programs and possible touring.May be repeated for up to four credits.
Choreography II: Elementsof DanceComposition
DAN 288
3.00
Prerequisite: DAN188.
Elements of dance composition including experience in spatial relationships, dynamics,movement qualities and design. Exploration of
these elements throughmovement studies.
Independent Study: Dance
DAN 295
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite:Approval of instructor.
Tutorial study of special projects inDance. Astudent submits a detailed project description and the objectives and learning outcomes
specific to the project are formulated by the instructor and student.
DENTALASSISTING
Orientation toDentalAssisting
DA
110
1.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite:Acceptance to theDentalAssistingProgram.
The legal, ethical,moral and professional responsibilities of dental personnel in the practice of dentistry. Personal requirements,
professional conduct, interpersonal relationships,methods of acquiring and training certification of the dental assistant, recognition of
dental forms, and an introduction to dental andmedical terminology. One (1) hour of class time perweek. This coursemay not transfer to a
baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Dental Radiography I
DA
111
3.00
Prerequisite:Acceptance to theDentalAssistingProgram.
Production, characteristics and biologic effects of radiation; function, components and operation of theX-ray unit; radiation protection and
monitoring; components and care ofX-ray film; chemistry and techniques associatedwithX-ray film and the developing solutions.
Review of anatomical landmarks, X-ray placement, identification and correction of radiographic errors; recording pertinent data;
specialized procedures and techniques for pediatric dentistry. The bisecting technique adapted to an adult, pediatricmanikins and human
patients. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher
Education (NSHE).
Dental/HeadandNeckAnatomy
DA
112
3.00
Prerequisite:Acceptance to theDentalAssistingProgram.
The anatomy and physiology of the head and neck are included. Embryology, histology, toothmorphology, occlusion, and periodontal
tissues are studiedwith special emphasis on tooth forms. Developmental and structural defects involving the oral cavity and teeth. Three
(3) hours lecture are required perweek. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in
theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).

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