Sep 26, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DN 111 - Beginning Tap Dance

Credit Hours: 3

Designed for the first year student in tap dancing introducing the fundamental principles and technique of tap dancing combined with rhythm and jazz for modern movement and aesthetic approach to dance as an art form.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate a command of tap dance terminology;
  • demonstrate a knowledge of introductory level of tap dance warm-ups;
  • apply rhythms, beats, and general movements to choreographed floor progressions;
  • choreograph and perform an original dance routine to music or routine taught by instructor performed to music;
  • recognize his/her gain in self-awareness and confidence through mastering better control over his/her body actions/expressions; and
  • recognize an appreciation of dance both as an art form and for personal enjoyment.

F/S (C)