UT Dallas 2023 Undergraduate Catalog

LATS3303 - Latin Social Dance

LATS 3303 Latin Social Dance (3 semester credit hours) Students will study different forms of Latin Dance: Salsa, Cha-Cha, Merengue, and Bachata through daily dance classes. Students will connect to the History of Latin Social Dance through classroom teaching and online viewing and critiquing of live and video dance performances, readings, and exploration of the cultural and creative history as a living embodiment of culture and ourselves. This class is for students who are interested in moving their bodies to the Latin beats with rhythmically interesting music. Male and female beginning movers/dancers/people or anyone interested in the sights, sounds, movements, and history of Latin Social Dance. No dance experience required. (Same as DANC 3336) (0-3) R