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DANCE 171 - Tap Technique II

2 CR

Same as PE 171. 
Continues Tap Technique I with more challenging techniques and principles of Tap Dance. Students gain flexibility and strength together with movement vocabulary. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits. Either DANCE 171 or PE 171 may be taken for credit, not both. 

Prerequisite(s): DANCE 170  or PE 170 .

Course Outcomes
  • Perform a series of exercises to improve posture, balance, and alignment, while working toward correct body placement and muscle reconditioning. 
  • Outline practical guidelines needed to improve personal dance skills. 
  • Display elements of physical fitness, a range of motion, coordination, and flexibility. 
  • Exhibit techniques that incorporate timing, phrasing, and dynamics in dance movement. 
  • Improve stamina and balance. 
  • Perform Tap choreography at regular tempo using correct counts. 
  • Perform Tap Dance sequences by being secure enough in the basic movement, technique, and rhythm. 
  • Identify Tap Dance as an integral part of American Culture and History in dance and theater 

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Aesthetic Awareness

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