Devon R. Polynone

Residential Faculty - Aerobics/Dance/Fitness

Exercise Science

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

DAH100 Introduction to Dance 3 Credits
Overview of the field of dance focusing on origins, historical development, and cultural characteristics of the various styles of dance. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36065
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 36065 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

DAH201 World Dance Studies 3 Credits
Exploration, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of the role of dance in various cultures around the world. Prerequisites: None. DAH100 strongly suggested but not required.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25700
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 25700 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at tina.rangel@mesacc.edu

DAH250 Dance in Popular Culture 3 Credits
Interdisciplinary approach investigating diverse cultural dance practices that have shaped American popular culture from the late 19th century to the present. Highlights issues of power, class, race, ethnicity, gender, age and sexuality. Emphasis is on revealing diverse cultural influences in U.S. popular culture.Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25804
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 25804 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

DAN133 Jazz Dance I 1 Credits
Introduction to the theory and practice of jazz dance at the beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27260
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Started

DAN136 Jazz Dance II 1 Credits
Theory and practice of jazz dance at the advanced beginning level. Development of movement quality and performance skills.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN133 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27261
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Started

DAN141 Dance Workshop 1 Credits
An intensive experience in the process of choreography, performance, and production elements. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25706
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 25706: MCC Dance Company audition required. For information, visit www.mesacc.edu/dance. Contact Tina Rangel: tina.rangel@mesacc.edu

DAN150 Dance Performance I 1 Credits
An introduction to the process and practice of dance performance. Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: Any level of any of the following dance technique courses with a DAN prefix: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, social, or world dance.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25707
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 25707: MCC Dance Company audition required. For information, visit www.mesacc.edu/dance. Contact Tina Rangel: tina.rangel@mesacc.edu or call 480-461-7597.

DAN155 Dance Performance II 1 Credits
Continued study of the process and practice of dance performance at advanced beginning level.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN150 or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any level of any of the following dance technique courses with a DAN prefix: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, social, or world dance.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25736
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 25736: MCC Dance Company audition required. For information, visit www.mesacc.edu/dance. Contact Tina Rangel: tina.rangel@mesacc.edu or call 480-461-7597.

DAN250 Dance Performance III 1 Credits
Continued study of the process and practice of dance performance at beginning intermediate level.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN155 or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any level of any of the following dance technique courses with a DAN prefix: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, social, or world dance.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25741
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 25741: MCC Dance Company audition required. For information, visit www.mesacc.edu/dance. Contact Tina Rangel: tina.rangel@mesacc.edu or call 480-461-7597.

DAN255 Dance Performance IV 1 Credits
Continued study of the process and practice of dance performance at the intermediate level.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DAN250 or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any level of any of the following dance technique courses with a DAN prefix: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, tap, social, or world dance.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25742
Dobson Campus
HEAP DANCE
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 25742: MCC Dance Company audition required. For information, visit www.mesacc.edu/dance. Contact Tina Rangel: tina.rangel@mesacc.edu or call 480-461-7597.

PED101BE Belly Dance 1 Credits
Practice and demonstration of basic belly dance skills and movements. Basic posture and muscularity, primary upper and lower body isolations, footwork, simple combination movements. Rhythms broken down, and at least one prop demonstrated. Basic routine, improvisation, and current styles and trends in belly dance. Belly dance etiquette and attire. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25737
Dobson Campus
HEAP WEST
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2020 - 05/08/2020
Th
6:30 PM - 8:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: This section is for students who are part of the Early Childhood JumpStart Program

PED102BE Belly Dance - Intermediate 1 Credits
Practice and demonstration of basic belly dance skills and movements at the intermediate level. Posture and muscularity, primary upper and lower body isolations, footwork, intermediate level combination movements. Rhythms broken down, and at least two props demonstrated. Routine, improvisation, and current styles and trends in belly dance. Belly dance etiquette and attire. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25743
Dobson Campus
HEAP WEST
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2020 - 05/08/2020
Th
6:30 PM - 8:10 PM

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2020

DAH250 Dance in Popular Culture 3 Credits
Interdisciplinary approach investigating diverse cultural dance practices that have shaped American popular culture from the late 19th century to the present. Highlights issues of power, class, race, ethnicity, gender, age and sexuality. Emphasis is on revealing diverse cultural influences in U.S. popular culture.Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25803
Dobson Campus
Lecture
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 25803 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructors at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu

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