|20th Century Dance History|
|20TH CENT DANC|
|CLASS CODE:||DANCE 402||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||This course is a survey of dance history derived from Western civilization from the Renaissance to contemporary periods. Students examine the role of movement, dance and the arts in a philosophical and historical context.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1.Help the student gain a better appreciationof dance as an art form and an understanding of its relationdhip to the other arts.
2.Introduce the student to thehistory of dance in Europe and America during the past 100 years.
3.Assist the student in understanding the development of dance during this period as it has been influenced by various social, economic, and political forces.
Introduce the student to the variety of dance styles and choreography, both theatrical and social.
4.Introduce the student to the variety of dance styles and choreography, both theatrical and social.
5.Give the student an understanding of educational values of dance and the role of education in the dance field.
6.Help the student understand the role dance has in our religion and culture.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2004|