DAN 161 MODERN INTERPRETIVE DANCE I
DAN 161 – Modern Interpretive Dance I
Course Number & Name: DAN 161 Modern Interpretive Dance I
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: Introduces the art and practice of Modern Interpretive Dance; includes technical practice, exploration of the elements of dance, the history of dance, and creative activities leading to the appreciation of dance performance and the development of a beginning technical vocabulary. This course is for students with no dance training.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- perform basic modern interpretive dance skills with effective technique;
- evaluate various components of dance; and
- utilize effective oral, written, research, and critical thinking skills to discuss dance technique, modern dance pioneers, and appreciation of the art of dance.