DNCA-1521: Intermediate Modern Dance I

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Intermediate Modern Dance I
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Eligible to take ENG courses at HFC.
Course Description

Provides students with continued applied study of modern dance technique based on skill level, supplemented by instruction in modern dance history, current choreographers and companies, terminology and the principles of time, space, and energy. The course provides students the opportunity to explore multiple aspects of modern dance. Learning activities physical practice, observation, discussion, reading and writing to cultivate a kinesthetic, aesthetic, and intellectual understanding of modern dance.

Classroom physical practice will focus on anatomically correct body alignment, awareness of the body in space, musicality, strength, stamina, and flexibility. Care of the body and conditioning for dance is also emphasized.

The modern dance work for Intermediate Modern Dance I is suitable for students starting to work on their intermediate modern dance knowledge and skill set. Intermediate Modern Dance II and III provides an opportunity for students to continue the development of their modern dance movement and expression skills. Student’s will continue their academic growth through immersion in history, choreography, terminology and dance principles.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Determined by department.

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201 and F-138
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2022 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.