Designed for the general student, this course will serve as an introduction to dance as a theatrical art form and an expression of popular culture. The function and significance of dance will be examined in relationship to historical periods and a variety of cultures. Particular emphasis will be placed on the development of 20th-century American dance and its roots in Asian, European, and African traditions. This course satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement in Arts.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / Dance in History