DAN - DANCE

DAN-102 Ballet

This course is a study of the language of ballet as an art form with emphasis on traditional, academic, and technical steps and vocabulary. Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

1

DAN-103 Modern Dance

This course is a study of the technical and choreographic skills of modern dance. Students are assisted in being individually creative through movement. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

DAN-104 Tap Dance

This course is an introduction to elementary tap skills, terminology and rotation, and beginning combinations and simple routines. Purchase of tap shoes is required. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

DAN-105 Jazz Dance

This course is a study of various styles, techniques, and vocabulary in the idiom of jazz dance. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

DAN-108 Dance Improvisation

This course is a guided discovery of the freedom of movement in a medium for the expression and development of ideas. Through the emphasis of space, rhythm, and quality, pieces of choreography are designed. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

DAN-110 Ballroom Dance

This course introduces students to the art and styles of social ballroom dancing and provides the necessary skills and understanding for an appreciation of the artistic, social qualities, and etiquette needed for each of the dances. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to the most popular dances in ballroom: waltz, American tango, swing, cha-cha, foxtrot, and rumba. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

DAN-124 Dance Appreciation

This course is designed to inform the student about dance as a performing art form. Focus is on developing a critical framework for viewing various styles of dance performance. By attending performances, tracing the development of the particular form, studying the demands the art form makes upon its performers, and discussing critics' views and evaluating the experience, students are exposed to a broad representation of dance experiences. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Cross Listed Courses

THR-124