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DANC 179 - Dance History

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following: DANC 179 or DANC 179H)

This survey course investigates the forces which and figures who have shaped dance through history. Through readings, films, research, and class discussions, students study dance forms from ancient to contemporary times, paying particular attention to Western concert dance. Comparisons of various dance techniques, theories, and personalities are conducted through dance movement analysis. This course is designed for students seeking to broaden their understanding of dance while fulfilling their general education arts requirement, and for dance majors pursuing an Associate of Arts Degree in Dance or Certificate of Achievement in Dance.

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