North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
Academic Course List
Elementary Modern Dance
A study of modern dance techniques, with attention to the development of modern dance, correct posture and body alignment, dance exercises, warm-up techniques, elements of dance, traditional dance steps, and ideas for creating dances.
An overview of the basic fundamentals of social dance, with attention to popular dances during each historical period by decades and their appearance in present day dance movements. Included are the waltz, foxtrot, two- step, chacha, mumbo, disco, etc.
Intermediate Modern Dance
Prerequisite: DANC 1010. A continuation of Dance 1010. A review of beginning dance techniques and an introduction to intermediate technique, beginning composition, dance experimentation and pantomime.
Advanced Modern Dance
Prerequisite: DANC 2520. A continuation of Dance 2520. A review of intermediate technique, an introduction of advanced technique, composition, beginning choreography, and jazz technique.
Methods and Materials in Folk and Square Dancing in the Secondary Schools
An overview of fundamental skills of folk and square dance with attention to techniques of teaching. Required of all majors.
Tap and Clog Dance
An overview of basic steps in tap and clog dancing with attention to methods and materials for the beginner.