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DANCE 181
Hip Hop II


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

AA Discipline: [Physical Education]

Lecture Hours:5    Lab Hours:15


Description
Hip hop as a form of dance was born in the 1970s. This class will explore various styles of hip hop routines from today's trends to old school favorites. Class will include instruction on basic hip hop moves, focusing on building the technique, strength, and flexibility to properly execute beginning level tricks and routines. No previous experience required.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate proficiency in hip hop technique and movement.
  • Identify and demonstrate different styles of hip hop.
  • Memorize and perform choreography and movement combinations.
  • Demonstrate improvement in coordination, stamina, and rhythmic ability.
  • Critique a hip hop dance in terms of choreography, performance, and theatrical elements.
  • Describe the history and cultural influence of hip hop.
  • Assess personal fitness level as it relates to the demands of hip hop.

  • Course Topics
  • Strength and flexibility
  • Hip hop styles (Harlem Shake, Robot/Mannequin, Popping, Locking)
  • Trends/dances (Cat Daddy, Dougie)
  • Tricks, stalls, and drops
  • History and cultural influence of hip hop

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DANCE 181
    Spring 2009
    1888
    Jackie Hightower
    DANCE 181
    Spring 2008
    1888
    Jackie Hightower
    DANCE 181
    Spring 2007
    1888
    Sara Rees


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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