May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog
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DANCE 101 - Introduction to Dance

Credits: 3
Emphasizes basic jazz and ballet techniques, and introduces the skills and practices of both dance forms. Jazz involves body toning exercises, physical fitness, cardiovascular endurance, and strength and flexibility. Students learn short dance routines. Ballet focuses on body awareness, mental and physical discipline, balance, poise, gracefulness and rhythmic awareness, as well as an appreciation of the arts.

Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Enhance his or her technique, flexibility, strength, balance, endurance and rhythmic awareness.
  2. Demonstrate and identify dance skills and techniques, especially in terms of ballet and jazz dancing.
  3. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of dance vocabulary and the techniques of dance.
  4. Practice and demonstrate body toning exercises, related to dance.

Program Outcomes
Demonstrate a knowledge of historical genres and styles beyond current trends in Performing Arts.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.



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