This semester course focuses on the fundamentals of dance through terminology and the practice of dance technique at a beginning level. A variety of dance forms are offered ranging from Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Folk, Social and Ethnic dance forms. Dance theory is taught through the application of vocabulary, history, beginning principles of choreography, and observation of live and filmed/ videotaped performances. Performance components beyond the regular school day are required. Dance credit cannot be used to meet the physical education credit for graduation.