SRJC Course Outlines

6/20/2024 8:01:29 AMDANCE 21.1 Course Outline as of Spring 2004

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 21.1Title:  HIP HOP/FUNK I  
Full Title:  Hip Hop/Funk I
Last Reviewed:2/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled4.006 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 70.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 59.1

Catalog Description:
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This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of the hip hop/funk dance style derived from the current dance vernacular and culture.  Classes will include warm-up exercises, isolations, floor stretches, and strengthening specific to the hip hop/funk style of dance.  This course will also include locomotor movements ("across-the-floor") and center combinations.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of DANCE 10 ( or PE 22 or PE 145)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of the hip hop/funk dance style. Classes will include warm-up exercises, isolations, floor stretches, across-the-floor movements, and center combinations.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Completion of DANCE 10 ( or PE 22 or PE 145)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2000Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2000Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
I.    Identify basic hip hop/funk dance movements using appropriate
II.   Perform basic hip hop/funk walks, footwork, and
     movement combinations.
III.  Recognize and verbalize proper counting, including the
     syncopated rhythms used in hip hop/funk dance movements.
IV.   Correlate dance movements to music.
V.    Perform hip hop/funk coordination exercises, including isolations
     with footwork.
VI.   Retain movement patterns in across-the-floor and center sequences.
VII.  Demonstrate theoretical and physical understanding of
     biomechanically correct form as related to strength and flexibility.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Warm-up Exercise
     A.  Locomotor movement combination
     B.  Isolations and body articulations
     C.  Strengthening exercises
     D.  Stretching exercises
II.   Across the Floor
     A.  Basic hip hop/funk walks, footwork, and movement
     B.  Movement phrases used in weekly dance combinations
III.  Hip Hop/Funk Combinations
     A.  Incorporation of movements taught during the
         across-the-floor segments of class
     B.  Rhythmic interpretation of the movement in relationship
         to the music selection
     C.  General dynamics of style, attitude, and presentation
     D.  Sight-reading of hip hop/funk footwork and movement vocabulary
     E.  Repetition of dance movement combinations and the
         effects on neuromuscular memory
     F.  Basic biomechanics and the relationship of correct biomechanical
         form to components of dance technique such as flexibility
         and strength

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May include any or all of the following:
1. Practice choreography, performance and dance skills both in class
and for one hour per course unit outside of class (eg. if course is 1.5
units students are expected to practice 1.5 hours on their own).
2. Choreograph original dance movement either alone, with a partner or
with a group.
3.  Perform exercises to further strengthen and/or stretch muscle groups
required to execute dance movements.
4.  Take exam on dance terminology and basic biomechanics.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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