Dance History to 1850

Dance History to 1850
Survey of dance in lineage-based cultures through romantic historical periods, emphasizing dance in Western civilization.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Dance History: Ancient through 1850

1. Students will critically analyze, synthesize, internalize, and apply to present day dance prevalent in Western civilization, dance information gleaned through the study of dance within tribal cultures and ancient through romantic historical periods. (To be evaluated via midterm and final written examinations)

Dance Issues and Analysis

2. Students will analyze current dance and culturally related issues in contemporary society and articulate them verbally and in written form through class discussion and completion of course assignments. (To be evaluated via written response questions)

Research Concepts and Methodology

3. Students will apply basic historical research concepts and methodology in personal research processes and products. (To be evaluated via unit assignments.)

MLA Style

4. Students will become proficient in the use of MLA documentation style and format through application in unit assignments. (To be evaluated via formal documentation associated with unit assignments.)