Course Details

DANC 181 History of Dance

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a study of the history of dance. Emphasis is placed on the cultural, social and political aspects of dance in historical perspective. Students are challenged to broaden their aesthetic perceptions as they analyze and compare the influence of diverse cultures on western dance forms. Topics include the language of dance, dance technique and choreography. This class is intended for all students interested in dance and the history of dance.

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This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):

  • Dance - Certificate of Performance