Jan 25, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

DANC 320 - Cultural Dance for Contemporary Applications: Cultural Dance for Contemporary Applications


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

By exploring various dance exercises, this course analyzes the philosophical and rhythmic components of African, Caribbean, and Latin dance styles. Through an exploration of historical and social context, the course draws comparisons to contemporary dance genres, including hip hop, step, and liturgical dance. Emphasis will be on the participants’ coordination, rhythm, musicality, and sense of ensemble. Students are expected to practice assignments outside of class. Previous dance experience helpful, as there will be movement repetition and corrections in class.
Prerequisite: DANC 203  or DANC 210  or permission of instructor


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