Jul 03, 2022
DNCE 161 - Cultural History of Dance
A comprehensive look at the global dynamics of dance, examining the diverse cultural traditions and the innovations that have advanced dance into the 21st century. AH-Aesthetic Experience. Formerly PED 161, students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer).
General Education Category: AH-Aesthetic Experience. K3 - Creative Expression
General Education Pathways: P2 Health & Well-being, P3 Perspectives on Current Issues, P6 Ways of Knowing
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Define the characteristics and genres of dance in different time periods from primitive to contemporary.
- Describe the diverse cultural traditions and beliefs in world dance.
- Interpret a choreographic work and its social and political implications.
- Analyze how an important influence, or innovation affected the development of dance.
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