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Social Dance, Beginning
SOCIAL DANCE
CLASS CODE: DANCE 180W CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: DANCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: For beginners with an emphasis on partner dances in a social setting. The following five dances will be taught: waltz, foxtrot, cha cha, swing (various styles) and polka.
TAUGHT:
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: .Develop a proficiency in American style ballroom dancing.
2. Increase self-confidence and enjoyment in a dance environment.
3.Learn to discriminate the different dances according to the music.
4.Learn and practice proper social dance etiquette.
5.Become more aware of the positive and negative effects that music and dance can have on the spirit.
REQUIREMENTS: Class attendance and participation is required. Practical and written evaluations and final exam.
PREREQUISITES:
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1989