Freshman Seminar in Dance

Freshman Seminar in Dance
Introduction to dance as both a discipline and a unique culture at Brigham Young University. Lectures, reading, discussions, viewings, and writing. Students will create the beginnings of a personal BYU Dance e-portfolio required for graduation and which will be completed in Dance 469.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining DANCE 261
Course Outcomes

Critical Review and Observation

Students will be able to hone in on important information while also providing their own thoughtful reactions to what they have read.

Laban Movement Analysis Midterm

Students will understand principles, terminology, and execution of Laban Movement Analysis.

Dance Concert Analyses

Students will develop critical analysis skills.

Group Presentation

Students will delve into a dance related topic of interest to them and develop group collaboration and presentation skills.

Dance Analysis Papers

Students will understand the common aspects of several forms of dance through analysis of how aesthetic principles and varied movement techniques are applied and emphasized within various dance genres.