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DANC 102 Hip Hop Dance Roots - A Survey of Black Dance in America

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Kinesiology – Dance (DANC) Courses

Course Description

Focuses on the cultural, economic and historical impact that Black dances such as Hip Hop, Jazz and Breakdance have in the lives of women and marginalized groups. From pre-Colonial times to today, the course will survey the evolution of Black vernacular dance in social settings and performances onstage, in musical theater and in film. NOTE: This course is not activity-based and is not applicable to the specific area requirement in Physical Education for the Associate Degree.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9C1, 9C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1, C2), UC (IGETC Area 3A, 3B)