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DAA

DAA 1100   MODERN DANCE I

credits: 1  
This course includes elementary modern dance techniques and the basic elements of design and the fundamental factors related to movement. In addition to learning the basic principles of proper body alignment, balance and rhythm, an overview of the historical background of modern dance will be provided. No dance experience is necessary for the successful completion of the class. 32 contact hours. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

DAA 1200   BALLET I

credits: 1  
This course is an introduction to techniques at the barre using basic foot, arm and body positions. Basic center work is also included. 32 contact hours. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

DAA 1351   ZUMBA INTERNATIONAL DANCE

credits: 1  
This course is designed to provide the student with a blend of Latin and international music and dance patterns which create a dynamic, exhilarating and effective fitness system. The choreographed routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba utilizes interval training principles and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. Zumba targets the muscles of the buttocks, abdomen, legs, arms and most vitally, the heart. A variety of music provided by Zumba International and other appropriate artists from all corners of the world is used to accompany the choreographed routines. Zumba is designed for everyone and may be modified for any fitness entry level. This course is repeatable up to 5 times. 17 contact hours.

DAA 1500   JAZZ DANCE I

credits: 1  
An introduction to the jazz style of dance in which the student coordinates movements with isolated parts of the body. In addition to learning the basic principles of proper body alignment, balance and syncopation, an overview of the history of jazz dance will be provided. No prior dance experience is necessary for the successful completion of the class. 32 contact hours. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

DAA 1680   DANCE REPERTORY I

credits: 1  
This course enables students of dance to earn academic credit for their participation in a public dance presentation. Through intensive rehearsal and performance experiences the student will acquire skills in movement, human understanding, cooperation and self-discipline. Minimum of 2 hours required during rehearsal periods. Additional hours may be required during production weeks. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits. 32 contact hours.

DAA 1810   STAGE MOVEMENT TECHNIQUE

credits: 1  
This course is an exploration of dance and movement as it relates to music performance. The focus is on development of the performer’s sense of balance, relaxation, physical coordination, breath and control. Particular attention will be on how each individual can enhance their personal visual presentation as it relates to live performance. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits. 32 contact hours.

DAA 2101   MODERN DANCE II

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: DAA 1100 with a grade of A or B or permission of instructor. A continuation of DAA 1100, this course is geared toward intermediate level combinations of movement which promote the understanding of modern dance theory and technique. 32 contact hours. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

DAA 2201   BALLET II

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: DAA 1200 or permission of instructor. Continuation of DAA 1200, an intermediate course in classical ballet with emphasis on the balletic style. 62 contact hours. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

DAA 2501   JAZZ DANCE II

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: DAA 1500 with a grade of A or B or permission of instructor. This course is a continuation of DAA 1500, geared toward intermediate level combinations of movement which promote the understanding of jazz dance theory and technique. 32 contact hours. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

DAA 2681   DANCE REPERTORY II

credits: 1  
This course enables students of dance to earn academic credit for their participation in a public dance presentation. Through intensive rehearsal and performance experiences the student will acquire skills in movement, human understanding, cooperation and self-discipline. Some touring experiences will be provided. Audition or permission of the instructor required. Four hours per week is the minimum requirement during rehearsal times. Additional hours may be required during production weeks. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

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