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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSIC 101 - Music Appreciation

Number of Credits: 3
Music Appreciation is designed to sharpen the student’s listening focus in order to enrich his/her listening experience. The course accomplishes this by moving in easy steps from elements of its language to masterpieces of Western music. World music and popular music are also included Three hours lecture. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Arts and Humanities

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Define the elements of music.
  2. Describe how the elements of music work together. (GE 3, GE 6)
  3. Identify the major time periods in music history. (GE 3)
  4. Identify the major genres of music. (GE 3)
  5. Identify significant composers and performers. (GE 3)
  6. Describe how musical elements are used in different genres of music. (GE 3)
  7. Describe the cultural significance of specific genres and selected pieces of music. (GE 8)
  8. Critique musical performances using vocabulary learned throughout the course. (GE 1, GE 3, GE 4, GE 5).

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