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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 102 - Introduction to Music

Landmark composers, styles, and works of Western music history from the Middle Ages to the present. Fundamental musical concepts (melody, harmony, rhythm, form, etc.) are emphasized to develop student understanding and listening skills. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring). AH-Aesthetic Experience.

Credits: (5)

General Education Category: AH-Aesthetic Experience. K3 - Creative Expression

General Education Pathways: P6 Ways of Knowing

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the fundamental elements, such as melody, harmony, rhythm, sonority, and form. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of a basic narrative of Western music history, including details about representative composers, pieces, and genres. 
  • Describe and differentiate musical style characteristics related to the different periods and genres of Western music. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of traditions associated with concert attendance, including concert etiquette, in a variety of performance settings. 

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