Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Beginning Tap Dance (1 cr)
E154 | 6460-6461 | Staff


CLASS MEETS:
Two 50 minute periods per week.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Beginning level course in the technique and styles of tap dance, including
tap history and appreciation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
At the conclusion of the course, each student should be able to:
1.  execute basic tap steps and combinations;
2.  perform two full-length tap pieces;
3.  demonstrate an understanding of rhythmic structure by creating their own

Simple tap combinations.

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences.  Upon a fourth
absence, the student has three (3) options:
1)  receive a grade of F;
2)  officially withdraw from the class;
3)  follow an appeal procedure through your instructor ad/or the Elective

Program Coordinator.

GRADING PROCEDURES:
Students grades will be based primarily on attendance, and effort shown in
class.  Consideration will be given to the quality of in-class performance
of routines, to include:
1.  rhythmic and stylistic accuracy
2.  musicality and expressions
This evaluation will take into consideration the students individual
capabilities.