Introduction to Dance Studies (DAN 101)

This course provides an introduction to the study of dance at the college level. The course is designed for dance majors or anyone with a serious interest in pursuing dance studies. The course focuses on the development and care of the dancer's instrument. Students will learn and practice the fundamental principles of correct dance technique common to Western dance forms. The course addresses practical concerns of dance training including: injury prevention, cardiorespiratory fitness and endurance, strength training, stretching for flexibility, diet and nutrition, and caring for the dancing body.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
ENG 010A - Basic Writing or ENG 011 - Basic Writing II or ESL 011 - Basic Writing II with a minimum grade of C
REA 011 - Fundamentals of College Reading or REA 017 - Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Development II with a minimum grade of C
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