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World Dance, Beginning
WRLD DANCE BEG
CLASS CODE: DANCE 170 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: DANCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Dances from around the world.
DESCRIPTION: This is a movement class where rhythms, styles, and techniques of 21 international folk dances are introduced to the student; including basic folk terminology, formations, style and steps.
TOPICS:
OBJECTIVES: 1. To introduce folk dances systematically arranged in 5 categories: (1) walking dances, (2) dances containing grapevine patterns, (3) the schottische and dances based on similar 4/4 sequence and pattern, (4) the two-step and polka, (5) the three-step waltz and other triple meter dances (mazurka, hambo)
2. To demonstrate an understanding of basic dances and technique and dance skill.
3. To help each student experience the fun and variety of rtythms and dance movement from around the world.
4. To heighten awareness of other cultures and improve physical well being through movement activity.
REQUIREMENTS: Class attendance and participation is required. Practical and written evaluations and final exam.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001