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Course Syllabus

Course: DANC 2758

Division: Fine Arts, Comm, and New Media
Department: Dance
Title: Snow Ballroom Company III

Semester Approved: Spring 2018
Five-Year Review Semester: Spring 2023
End Semester: Spring 2024

Catalog Description: This course is designed for students with prior ballroom ecperience as well as students who have taken Snow Ballroom Company I and/or Snow Ballroom Company II course. It provides them with opportunities to perform ballroom choreography for the college, community, and local schools at a higher level of technique and sphistication.

Semesters Offered: TBA
Credit/Time Requirement: Credit: 2; Lecture: 2; Lab: 2

Prerequisites: DANC 2757 or Instructor Permission

Corequisites: DANC 2710


Justification: This course will provide performance opportunities to students who wish to perform ballroom dance. This class is most similar to DANC 376R at UVU.

General Education Outcomes:
5: A student who completes the GE curriculum can respond with informed sensitivity to an artistic work or experience. Students will respond to videotaped performances, their peers in class, and live performances. Written responses will include analysis of technique, choreography, performance skills


Student Learning Outcomes:
After completing this course, students will be able to demonstrate their improved skills in performance. The student will have: This outcome is assessed though classroom conduct and technical and artistic process activities.

an increased understanding of musical rhythms in relation to ballroom dance. This outcome is assessed though classroom conduct and technical and artistic process activities.

learned proper techniques for each dance explored. This outcome is assessed though classroom conduct and technical and artistic process activities.

been given opportunities to perform ballroom dances.  

learned safe techniques in performance of lifts and drops.  

explored methods of individual dances and performance techniques.  


Content:
This course will provide students with opportunities to learn: research skills for individual dances, safety in drops and lifts, floor patterns, rhythmic considerations for each dance, aesthetics in performance and execution, and working as a company ensemble.

Key Performance Indicators:
Students will be graded on

attendance 20 to 60%

participation 20 to 40%

assignments 40 to 60%


Representative Text and/or Supplies:
Ballroom dance shoes, shirt, pants and skirts.


Pedagogy Statement:
This class is taught through discussion, experience, practical application, and observation.

Instructional Mediums:
Lecture/Lab

Maximum Class Size: 24
Optimum Class Size: 12