DANC 390: Dance History I

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines dance as it developed as Western theatrical form from its beginnings in social and folk dance through evolution into ballet. Emphasizes romantic and classical ballet. Also studies American dance forms as they evolved in spectacles, burlesques, minstrelsy, and social dance. All forms of dance placed in social, political, cultural, aesthetic, and historical contexts. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Arts
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in Major
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.