DAN 121 - Dance Appreciation at Southwest Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2020-08-01

Explores the language of dance through an introduction to basic elements, forms, and styles across time. Develops techniques for observing analytically and critically. Reviews the historical development of the art of dance within the context of evolving societal structures.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Increases the variety and depth of the student's interest, knowledge, and involvement in dance and related cultural activities. Acquaints the student with dance in world culture, emphasizing the relationship dance has as an art form with humans and society. Increases the student's awareness of choreographers and performers of all eras through study and observance.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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