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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DANC 102 - Diversity in Dance

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-C1
Dance traditions and cultures from around the world in exploration of the human search for meaning: from ritual dances that prepare us for weddings and wars, to social dances that reinforce cultural order, to artistic dances expressing the human condition.

Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground, or Hybrid or Online-Asynchronous.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C1 - Lower Division Arts
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. explain the cultural meanings of dance of different regions to the search for meaning in everyday life in writing, orally, non-verbally, and visually. …distinguish the aesthetics of traditional dance and culture when experiencing the language, myths, stories and songs of different cultures;
  2. collaborate respectfully as members and leaders of diverse groups trying to understand the social and cultural context in which dance forms arise. …recognize the similarities and differences in dance and music of various cultures.

C1. Arts Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an appreciation of the arts using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
  2. respond to aesthetic experiences in the arts and develop an understanding of the integrity of both emotional and intellectual responses; and
  3. in their intellectual and subjective considerations, demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among the self, the creative arts, and culture.

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