Liberal Arts > Dance

General Information

  • Name: Tap Dance (Intermediate)
  • Division: Liberal Arts
  • Discipline: Dance
  • Units (Credits): 1.00

I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: DAN144 or consent of instructor

Emphasizes intermediate techniques of tap dance. May be repeated for up to 4 credits.


II: Course Objectives

By the completion of the class, the students should, with 75% accuracy:

  • Be able to perform more advanced techniques of warming up.
  • Use advanced tap terminology.
  • Perform more complex dance combinations with proper body positioning.
  • Be able to choreograph dance routines using the tap idiom.

III: Course Linkage

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.

Scheduled DAN-244 classes:

Fall 2019