Theory and Technique of Hip-Hop I (Popular American Dance)

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the discipline of creative arts through hip-hop dance with an integrated fitness approach that focuses on developing the stabilization muscles in the center of the body. Students will concentrate on muscles of the torso, back, hips, inner and outer thighs, while the chest and abdominals will be used in conjunction with breathing, posture, and muscle awareness. Students will also be exposed to the great works and artists in the field and develop a working hip-hop dance vocabulary, as the course explores the theory and practice of basic hip-hop techniques.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
47136 DANC 23L 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Cory Gray ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-04-05 to 2021-06-25.

Footnote Information

DANC-023L-50Z: This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning. Equivalent to Level I hip-hop dance technique.

Course Details

1 Units
Three hours laboratory (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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