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DANC 011: Jazz Dance: Beginning Level 1

Course Description

This is the first of four courses in jazz dance. This course introduces the student to the historical role of jazz dance and emphasizes the learning of basic jazz dance technique including isolation exercises and introduction to basic rhythms. Through basic movement sequences, choreographic studies, viewings and discussions, this course concentrates on technique, style, improvisation, and composition. The course involves significant physical study. The primary objective of this class is to build competence in basic jazz dance technique and terminology and to develop an appreciation of the historical role of jazz dance in America.

Units: 1

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 0
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 48 – 54

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: E. Lifelong Understanding and Development
    G. Kinesiology Activity
  • CSU GE: Area E - Lifelong Learning and Self Development
Last Updated 10/14/22