​Dance History

Dance History and Appreciation is a 3-unit comprehensive survey course covering the origins of dance and its gradual development into a theatrical form in Western civilization. Dance includes religion and ritual in many cultures. The course explores dance as an emerging art form from the 16th to 20th centuries. Emphasis is placed on the concert dance heritage of Europe and the United States. Students also study theatrical dance as a reflection of cultural attitudes and its relation to other art forms.

Dance History and Appreciation fulfills the following general education requirements:

Plan A: C, Plan B: C1, Plan C: Area 3 Group A