CCOG for PE 186T Summer 2024

Course Number:
PE 186T
Course Title:
Hip Hop III
Credit Hours:
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Course Description

Develops Hip Hop dance skills at an advanced level with a focus on challenging choreography and performance. Emphasizes the development of correct technique and the strength needed to perform more advanced moves. Hip Hop I and Hip Hop II or previous experience highly recommended. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Students will provide their own workout attire 

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Describe Hip Hop history and how Hip Hop continues to shape world culture.
  • Execute challenging and original freestyle dance using prior knowledge of Hip Hop.
  • Continue to develop peer leadership skills through group choreography.
  • Develop skills needed to plan shows and performances.


Course Activities and Design

  • Attendance and participation
  • Creative projects
  • Group or individual choreography
  • Practical evaluation (exercise, floor work)
  • Group or individual choreography
  • Written exam 
  • Research paper

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Warm-up
  • Isolations
  • Strengthening exercises and floor work prep
  • Locking or other upper body work
  • Skill development
  • Longer phrases and/or choreography
  • Improvisation
  • Cool down/stretch
  • Movements:
  1. axial and locomotor
  2. ability to subdivide pulse
  3. use accent and syncopated rhythms
  4. isolations and qualities of movement