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Multiple Course Revisions

 

Rev: 07/2004

 
University of Minnesota, Morris

 

Multiple Course Revisions

 

 

 

USE FOR CATALOG YEAR CHANGES ONLY

This form is for presenting changes to Curriculum Committee; the information will still need to be entered in ECAS.

Sending this form to Curriculum Committee for Approval means Department and Discipline approval has been received.

 

Date: 9/22/06

Discipline: DNCE

Curriculum Committee Approval Date:

 

Course Revision #1

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DNCE 1331Intermediate Ballet I (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 2.0 cr]; Prereq-1321 or WSS 1321 or #; fall, spring, every year)
Builds upon basic dance vocabulary towards mastery of ballet technique. Exercises are drawn from a combination of classical and modern approaches. Emphasis on advancing technical skill through conditioning and performance of ballet steps and combinations. Includes performance component. 
A basic study of ballet including its vocabulary, technique and history.  Appropriate for beginning level students or students who have completed DNCE 1321 or 1322.

 

Rationale (see instructions): This change reflects the implementation of a sequence of levels whereby students may progress in technical skills and work at an appropriate level.  The course number change reflects the creation of Level I technique classes. 

 

Course Revision #2

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DNCE 1332 Intermediate Jazz Dance I (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 2.0 cr]; Prereq-1322 or WSS 1331 or #; spring, every year)
Builds upon basic dance vocabulary with emphasis on the movement vocabulary of jazz dance. Emphasis on African dance roots and stylistic variations in contemporary jazz dance forms. Includes performance component.
A basic study of jazz dance including itŐs technique, history and applications.  Appropriate for beginning level students or students who have completed DNCE 1321 or 1322.

 

Rationale (see instructions): This change reflects the implementation of a sequence of levels whereby students may progress in technical skills and work at an appropriate level.  

 

Course Revision #3

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DNCE 1333Intermediate Modern Dance I (ART/P)
(12.0 cr [max 42.0 cr]; Prereq 1321 or 1322 or WSS 1321 or WSS 1331 or #; fall spring, every year)
A basic study of modern dance including alignment, technique and history.   Appropriate for beginning level students or students who have completed DNCE 1321 or 1322.

Builds upon basic dance vocabulary with movement exercises drawn from traditional schools of modern dance technique (Wigman/Holm, Graham, Humphrey/Limon, Horton, Cunningham). Emphasis on advancing technical skills through conditioning, improvisation, and movement combinations. Includes performance component.

 

Rationale (see instructions): This change reflects the implementation of a sequence of levels whereby students may progress in technical skills and work at an appropriate level.  The change in credit hours from 2 to 1 will align this course with the other Level 2 courses and accommodate more studentsŐ schedules.