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DANC 157.4 Afro Cuban Dance IV

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Kinesiology – Dance (DANC) Courses

Course Description

Advanced level Afro Cuban dances. Afro Cuban Folkloric and Rumba dances; variations of the conga and dances of the Orishas; integrating Afro Cuban elements into modern social dancing. Afro Cuban dance history/culture, dance techniques, music, and songs. Learning cultural dance through embodiment. Using the body as a medium for cultural understanding and for community building. Students can expect to gain an advanced level foundation of steps, so they are ready to join the modern Afro Cuban dance community anywhere in the world.

Units: 0.5 or 1
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU