Dance (DANC)

110-111 Understanding Dance (3, 3 - Fall, Spring) General survey of the development of dance as an art form from primitive times to the present.

115 Beginning Tap Dance (2 - Fall, Even Numbered Years) Basic techniques of tap with emphasis on technique and rhythmical development of styles.

120 Contemporary Dance I (2 - Fall, Spring) Analytical and practical study of beginning dance techniques. May be repeated for credit.

130 Ballet I (2 Fall, Odd Numbered Years & Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Introduction to the basic techniques of ballet. May be repeated for credit.

150 Dance Ensemble (2 - Fall, Spring) Preparation and public performance of selected works of dance repertory. May be repeated for credit. Prereq: Instructor's approval.

240 Choreography I (2 - Fall, Even Numbered Years & Spring, Even Numbered Years) Use of rhythmic, spatial, and dynamic elements in designing dance movements. Current choreographic approaches. Prereq: Proficiency in dance and instructor's approval.

310 Jazz Dance (2 - Spring, Every 3 Years) Jazz styles and techniques. May be repeated for credit.

320 Contemporary Dance II (2 - Fall, Spring) A continuing study of dance vocabulary with emphasis on analysis and dis-cipline. May be repeated for credit. Prereq: DANC 120.

330 Ballet II (2 - Fall, Odd Numbered Years & Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Continuation of training in technical skills of classical ballet. May be repeated for credit.

350 Dance Ensemble (2 - Fall, Spring) Preparation and public performance of selected works of dance repertory. May be repeated for credit. Prereq: Instructor's approval.

351, 451 Recital (2, 2 - Spring, Spring) Special studio performance of individual choreographic project. May be repeated for credit.

390 (590) Dance Pedagogy (2 - Spring, Every 4 Years) Concepts, methods, materials, and practice in teaching dance. Three studio hours per week. Prereq: Instructor's approval.

401 (601) Special Projects in Dance (2 - Fall, Every 4 Years) Directed individual study. May be repeated for credit.

405 International Dance (2 - Spring) A studio course designed to develop the basic steps of ballroom, folk, square, and current social dance styles.

410 (610) Dance Improvisation (2 - Fall, Every 4 Years) Principles of space, time, shape, and motion approached through improvisation within selected parameters. Three studio hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prereq: DANC 120 or 320, 130 or 330, or instructor's approval.

420 Advanced Contemporary Dance (2 - Spring) A continuing study of dance vocabulary with emphasis on intensive advanced level of contemporary dance technique.

440 (640) Choreography II (2 - Fall, Even Numbered Years & Spring, Even Numbered Years) Advanced techniques of dance composition. Prereq: DANC 240 and instructor's approval.



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