DANCE (DANCE-235)

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

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

130 Ballet I (2) Introduction to the basic techniques of ballet. May be repeated for credit.

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

240 Choreography I (2) 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) Jazz styles and techniques. May be repeated for credit.

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

330 Ballet II (2) Continuation of training in technical skills of classical ballet. May be repeated for credit.

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

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

390 (590) Dance Pedagogy (2) Concepts, methods, materials, and practice in teaching dance. Three studio hours per week. Prereq: Instructor’s approval.

401 (601) Special Projects in Dance (2) Directed individual study. May be repeated for credit.

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

440 (640) Choreography ll (2) Advanced techniques of dance composition. Prereq: Dance 240 and instructor’s approval.


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