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DANCE 172
Latin and Salsa Dance


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

AA Discipline: [Physical Education]

   Lab Hours:20


Description
Beginning level dance that focuses on the fundamental combinations and advanced level steps of Latin dances. Some of the Latin dances include Rumba, Tango, Mambo, Samba, Merengue, and Salsa. In addition, basic social dance style, etiquette, dance positions, and leading/following techniques will be learned. No previous experience, special attire or footwear is required.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate basic social dance style, etiquette, dance positions, and leading/following techniques.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform fundamental combinations and advanced level steps of the following Latin dances: Rumba, Tango, Mambo, Samba, Merengue, and Salsa.
  • Demonstrate the basic skills necessary to perform the activity in which they have enrolled. (measured by skills assessment)
  • Develop a working knowledge of the rules, etiquette, basic strategies and appropriate behaviors associated with the activity. (measured as part of a written test)
  • Assess their own fitness level as it relates to the demands of that particular activity. (measured as part of written test)
  • Improve fitness level through participation in activity. Encourage participation in that activity outside of normal class time. (measured by attendance)
  • Explain the physical and social values associated with activity participation. (measured as part of a written test)
  • Value physical activity and its contributions to a healthful lifestyle (measured by written test)

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DANCE 172
    Winter 2009
    1930
    Jackie Hightower
    DANCE 172
    Fall 2008
    1927
    Jackie Hightower
    DANCE 172
    Winter 2008
    1930
    Jackie Hightower
    DANCE 172
    Spring 2007
    1927
    Sara Rees
    DANCE 172
    Winter 2007
    1930
    Sara Rees


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.