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DANC 151.1 Social Dance I

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Kinesiology – Dance (DANC) Courses

Course Description

This is an introductory Social Dance class geared to beginners and taught with an emphasis on the social aspects of dance. The basics of several dance styles are taught, with attention paid to footwork, posture, and the arts of leading, following and co-creating a dance. Each semester dances are selected from the following list: East Coast Swing, Slow Waltz, Cha cha, Night Club Two- Step, Tango, Foxtrot, Rumba, Merengue and Salsa. Partners are not required; no prior experience needed.

Units: 0.5 or 1
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 7; Area 9E1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E2), UC