NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    
    Jun 12, 2024  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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THEA 1430 - Modern Dance I


This course provides students with an introduction to the principles and techniques of Modern Dance. Students examine the role of the fine arts in society and in their personal lives through creative and critical activities.  Students learn to think flexibly and intuitively, to solve problems in innovative ways, and to connect knowledge with sensations and movement.  This course also explores the history, appreciation, and criticism of dance. .

Credits: 1

Prerequisites:
None

Co-requisites:
None

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of THEA 1430 Modern Dance I/I, the student will:

  1. Students will improve specific health-related fitness components.
  2. Students will be able to describe elementary principles and techniques used in Modern Dance.
  3. Students will be able to perform basic movement patterns, qualities of movement and musical analysis as it relates to Modern Dance.
  4. Students will develop muscular coordination, agility and kinesthetic sense at an elementary level of difficulty.

Students will be able to describe the significance of Modern Dance as a disciplined art form.

Program Outcomes
Upon completion of THEA 1430 Modern Dance I/I, the student will:

Theater & Dance AA

PO#2 Integrate theory and practice through performance.

Cross-listed: PEAC 1430



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