Dance Program at Orange Coast College

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Dance Program

The dance program at Orange Coast College prepares students for careers in dance, choreography, and arts administration. The program focuses on expressing ideas, feelings, and inner visions through performance in multiple dance disciplines - ballet, modern jazz, ethnic, contemporary, and more. Program courses include: technique, choreography, dance history and criticism, somatic and kinesiological science, dance production, and dance administration and business. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer dance program.

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Students Enrolled in the Dance Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Orange Coast College offers an associate's degree program in dance.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male2
Female2

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic1
White1
Non Resident Alien1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Dance program at Orange Coast College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Dancers

Description

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

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, dancers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.8% from 2014 to 2024

Choreographers

Description

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

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, choreographers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.3% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Dance Programs in California

Dance programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 51 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dance (B,M)

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Dance (A)

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Dance (C,A)

Irvine Valley College

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Dance (C,A)

Chapman University

Orange, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 33 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dance (B)

Cypress College

Cypress, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Dance (A)

Fullerton College

Fullerton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Dance (A)

California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dance (B,M)

California State University - Fullerton

Fullerton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dance (B)

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Dance (A)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
55%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
32:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,943