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DAN 1174 Jazz Dance I

Introduction of the fundamentals of Jazz dance technique for the beginning student. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Dance
Repeatable Credit: Yes
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Maintain proper body alignment appropriate to Jazz dance, while performing simple and complex movement sequences.
  • Demonstrate a kinesthetic awareness of the movement dynamics particular to Jazz dance technique, including stance, balance, weight transfer, rhythm and coordination.
  • Demonstrate an ability to perform Jazz dance technique with a sense of dynamics and musicality.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2