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DNCE 1322 - VIEW COURSE PROPOSAL – NEW COURSE

 

 

 

Approvals Received:

Department
on 10-20-04
by Jacki Anderson
(andersjs@umn.edu)

 

Curriculum Committee
on 10-28-04
by Karen Van Horn
(vanhornk@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1059 - Fall 2005

Course:

DNCE 1322

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDHU - UMM-Humanities, Div of

Department:

233 - UMM-Humanities, Div of-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

CE: Intro to Jazz/Modern Dance

Course Title Long:

CE: Introduction to Jazz and Modern Dance

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

1.0 to 1.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Fundamental movement vocabulary and steps of dance from the unique perspective of American Jazz combined with modern dance. Explores body awareness through improvisational exercises and composed studies.  Discussion of dance in contemporary life, individual style and the cultural origins of jazz music and movement.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

S-N only

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Every academic year

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Spring

Component 1:

STU (with final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

STU

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
1.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
1.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Allow up to 2 repetition(s) totalling up to 2.0 credit(s).

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

<no text provided>

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

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Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

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Assessment
and Goals
:

Assessment: Students will participate in dance lessons and discussion, learn and create movement sequences to perform for one another in small groups and write several 1-2 page papers responding to their experiences, assigned readings and videos. Goals: Prepare students to explore the expressive movement potential of the human body using the broad fundamentals of modern dance. Introduce dance as a performance art. Teach the basic elements and terminology for jazz and modern dance. Allow the student to experience kinesthetically the technical requirements for dance. Explore the principles of rhythm, improvisation and individual style in dance. Compare jazz and modern dance as they appear in various venues and media. To sketch the historical and cultural roots of these two styles of dance.

Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE WAS PREVIOUSLY OFFERED BY WELLNESS AND SPORTS SCIENCE IN THE EDUCATION DIVISION AND EMPHASIZED THE ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH DANCE AS PHYSICAL EXERCISE AND TRAINING.  IT IS NOW OFFERED IN THE HUMANITIES DIVISION WITH GREATER CONTENT IN THE ANALYTICAL ASPECTS OF DANCE AS AN ART FORM.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Ferolyn Angell

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

ART/P - ART/P Artistic Performance

 

Provisional
Approval:

No

Regular
Approval:

Yes; date: Oct 8, 2004