Cultural Perspectives of Dance: [Cultural Topic] - DAN 156 at Southwest Virginia Community College

Effective: 2022-05-01

Course Description

Explores the cultural aspect and study of dance technique under tribal and social origins through an introduction to basic elements, forms, and styles of dance across different cultures around the world. Includes skills such as self-expression, dance routines, oral communication, and written communication, surrounding themes studied in the course.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
2 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

DAN 156 provides opportunities for students to actively participate in the study of multiple dance genres, such as African, Indian, and Chinese, derived from cultures around the world. Students will continue to learn movement vocabulary specific to certain genres.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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