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DANC 199 - Dance Appreciation

Unit(s): 3

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following: DANC 199 or DANC 199H)

This survey course is a multicultural exploration of one of the world's oldest and most universal art forms. Dance is analyzed in terms of body, effort, space, and shape; and examined to determine cultural, social, and political influences. In addition, the history of dance techniques and dance genres are investigated through lecture, film, and performance. 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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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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