Course Description: Survey of dance in modern and postmodern historical periods, emphasizing dance of Western civilization.
1. Students will critically analyze, synthesize, and internalize key Western dance history information focusing on 1900 to the present. (To be evaluated via midterm and final written examinations)
2. Students will analyze current dance and culturally related issues in contemporary society; and articulate them verbally and in written form through class discussion and completion of course assignments. (To be evaluated via written response questions)
3. Students will apply basic historical research concepts and methodology to strengthen personal research processes and products. (To be evaluated via unit assignments)
4. Students will become competent in the use of MLA documentation style and format through application in relevant course assignments. (To be evaluated via formal documentation associated with unit assignments)