WCSU Classes

 


Beginning West Coast Swing(8 weeks)

WCS 100A (4 credits)

WCS 100B (4 credits)


  • By the end of these 2 classes (8 weeks) students will have acquired 8 units of class credits toward graduation of WCSU nova degree
  • Students must pass placement exam to move to WCS 101


Pre- Intermediate (12 weeks)

*For those students who pass levels 100A & 100B or tests into 101 level*

WCS 101A – Whips: Fundamentals & Variations (4 credits)

WCS 101B - Turns (4 credits)

WCS 101C – Hand Holds (4 credits)


  • Buy the end of these classes (12 weeks) students will have acquired 12 additional units of class credits toward a WCSU nova degree. 
  • Students must pass placement exam to move to WCS 102 level


Note: If students need extra help or would like to expand their educational experience, you may sign up for the following class (offered on Wednesdays, please check the calendar for dates offered):


WCS 200 - Lab class

  • This is a small semi-private class that includes one on one instruction, video analysis and dance evaluation for level 101 courses.  Time is also provided for level testing.


Intermediate (28 weeks)

*For those students who pass levels 101A, 101B & 101C or tests into 102 level*

WCS 102 A – Frame (4 credits)

WCS 102 B - Spins & Turns (4 credits)

WCS 102 C - Musicality & Timing Changes (4 credits)

WCS 102 D - Footwork & Syncopations (4 credits)

         WCS 102 E - 3D West Coast Swing (4 credits)

WCS 102 F - Patterns (4 credits)

WCS 102 G - Presentation Position (4 credits)

           WCS 102 E - Anchors (4 credits) 

  • When students complete these courses they will acquire 28 credits.

  • Note: If students need extra help or would like to expand their educational experience, you may sign up for the following class (offered on Wednesdays, please check the calendar for dates offered):

    WCS 201 Lab class

    • A small semi-private class that includes one on one instruction, video analysis and dance evaluation for 102 level courses.  Time is also provided for level testing.

    A minimum of 28 class credits (4 in each of the transitional level classes) and a final exam are required to receive a nova degree from WCSU.

  • Attendance for each class receives 1 credit.  This means if you miss a class, you risk not fulfilling your necessary 4 credits.
  • You can take private lessons for 2 credits each to make up for missed classes.  Private lessons must be with a university instructor and lessons must work on the skills from missed classes.





      Advanced

      *For those students who have graduated with a Nova WCSU degree*


      WCS 300 - Intermediate / Advanced


      • Students must have graduated with a nova degree from WCSU to enter this class. 
      • Transfer students may use their 2 visitors passes to take this class, but then will need to either enroll in WCSU or pass placement exam.
      • Standards for this course are strictly upheld!




      Cost: Class = $40/class (Includes dance)
               Visitors pass = $13/class (includes dance)
               Dance Only= $5
       
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