Course Details

DANC 140 Modern Dance I

1.5 - 3 hours lab, 0.5 - 1 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: Modern Dance is a course that explores the fundamental concepts and techniques of modern dance including floor stretch, center work, locomotor sequences and dance combinations. The student demonstrates, defines and performs flexibility, coordination, rhythmic and dynamic perception, control and strength. The class critiques, discusses and analyzes line, design, technique, choreography and dynamic qualities through lectures, videotapes and concert critiques. Modern Dance fulfills lower division requirements for dance majors. This course, in combination with Physical Education 140, may be taken four times for credit.