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DANC 1141 - Ballet I (1-1-2)
An introduction to the fundamentals of classical ballet designed for the student with little or no training. Primary emphasis on placement and alignment of the body, turnout, stretches, barre work, simple adagio and allegro movements, brief history and French terminology, as well as other preparatory work necessary for the establishment of a basic technical foundation. May be repeated for one additional credit with instructor’s approval.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
DANC 1142 - Ballet II (1-1-2)
A continued study of the technical fundamentals of classical ballet. Designed for the student with at least one semester of previous ballet training. Primary emphasis on sequence combinations of beginning ballet movements, positions of the body, vertical posture, centering coordination of port de bras with adagio and allegro movements and continuation of French terminology.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: DANC 1141 or consent of instructor. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/28/2014
 
DANC 1147 - Jazz Dance I (1-1-2)
Introductory course designed for the student with little or no previous training. Primary emphasis on jazz dance technique; placement and alignment of the body, footwork, stretches, musicality and other preparatory work necessary for establishment of a basic technical foundation. Different styles of jazz dance such as musical theatre, show style, Broadway, funky jazz, television and movie styles are explored. May be repeated for one additional credit with instructor’s approval.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
DANC 1148 - Jazz Dance II (1-1-2)
A continuation of DANC 1147. Designed for the student with at least one semester of previous jazz dance training. Primary emphasis on jazz dance techniques; placement and alignment of the body, footwork, stretches, turns, musicality and other work necessary for continued growth in jazz technique. Work on developing each dancer’s unique style will be emphasized.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: DANC 1147 or consent of instructor. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
DANC 1201 - Dance Composition (2-1-4)
Development of principles and theories of dance composition. A continuation of DANC 1101. May be repeated once for credit. Performance opportunity available.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: DANC 1101. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 10/24/2014
 
DANC 1212 - Practicum/Principles of Choreography (2-1-4)
An introduction to the basic principles of composition and choreography with emphasis on the study, design, and evaluation of compositional forms. Performance opportunity available. May be repeated once for credit.
 


Skills: E Prerequisites: DANC 2245. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/31/2014
 
DANC 1245 - Modern Dance I (2-1-4)
Introductory course in the fundamentals of modern dance technique. Students learn and practice warm-up exercises and dance sequences emphasizing articulation and coordination of body parts, rhythm, musicality and expressive qualities of movement. May be repeated for one additional credit with instructor’s approval.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
DANC 1246 - Modern Dance II (2-1-4)
A continuation of DANC 1245 with emphasis on refining technique and performance skills.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: DANC 1245 or consent of instructor. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DANC 1251 - Dance Performance Workshop (2-1-4)
Rehearsals and performances of dance works under the direction of faculty or guest choreographers. May be repeated for up to four credit hours. Performance opportunity available.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DANC 2146 - Dance Improvisation II (1-1-2)
Extended study of the basic elements of DANC 2245 with emphasis on refining student’s spatial/body awareness and creative choices.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: DANC 2245 or consent of instructor. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
DANC 2245 - Dance Improvisation I (2-1-4)
Introductory course designed for the beginning dance student. Improvisational dance techniques provide opportunities for students to explore and expand their personal range of creativity, movement and awareness. Activities include exercises and information on body alignment, muscular development and effective relaxation/breathing techniques. May be repeated for one additional credit with instructor’s approval.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
DANC 2289 - Academic Cooperative (2-1-4)
An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of dance.
 


Skills: E Prerequisites: DANC 1212, DANC 1251, and DANC 2245, or consent of department chair. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DANC 2303 - History and Appreciation of Dance (3-3-0)
An introductory survey course in the history and development of primitive, classical, and contemporary dance forms. Involves a study of stylistically authentic dances from several of the major periods based on research and films.
 


Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DANC 2325 - Anatomy for Dancers (3-3-0)
An introduction to the interdependent elements of human anatomy, with emphasis on the musculoskeletal system and principles of movement. Designed to provide knowledge of the function of the human body as a means to facilitate the technical details of physical movements used in the art of dancing.
 


Skills: E Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014