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DAN 125 Dance History

Examines Western & non-Western dance as an expression of cultural value throughout history from early Renaissance dance through present day dance trends. Attention is given to social, political, economic, environmental, racial and gender effects as it pertains to the historical development of dance forms within societies. Explores how our cultural lens shifts our perception of movement, the body, and our values. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category.

Credits

3

Contact Hours

45

Prerequisite

Equivalent testing score (e.g., ENG 121 or higher,) or enrollment in or completion of CCR 092 or CCR 093 or CCR 094. The CCR course or ENG 121 may be taken concurrently with this course.

GT Code

*(GT-AH1)

Notes

This is not a physical activity class. It is considered an arts and humanities elective.