Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Intermediate Tap Dance (1 cr)
E254 | 6552-6553 | Staff


PREREQUISITE:
E154 or permission of Instructor

CLASS MEETS:
Two 50 minute periods per week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Second-level course in technique and styles of tap dance and the use of tap
dance
steps to create original choreography.  Development to tap dance as a
musical and
visual art form.

COURSE TOPICS:
Begin with review of basic tap steps through time steps.  Some of the  steps
to be
reviewed and learned include flaps, shuffles, digs, stomps, heel-drops,
cramprolls,
jumps, leaps, riffs, and toe-heel/heel-toe combinations.  Bedise time steps,
class
will learn routines to help explore stylistic and rhythmic possibilities.
There will be
videos and challenge days in class.

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 and/or the Elective

Program Coordinator.

GRADING PROCEDURES:
Students grades will be based primarily on attendance, effort, participation
in challenge days, and the completion and in-class performance of your own
routine.