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Last approved: Tue, 03 Nov 2015 09:25:59 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 14 Oct 2015 18:07:08 GMT

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MUS (Music)
180
016042
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Introduction to Musical Experiences
Intro Mus Experien
Division of Academic and Student Affairs
Music (24MUS)
Term Offering
Fall, Spring and Summer
Offered Every Year
Fall 2015
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)
Distance Education (DELTA)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3.0
Course Attribute(s)
GEP (Gen Ed)

If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Dr. Robert B. Petters
Emeritus Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture1945NoGEP review
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Delivery FormatPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
LEC4545NoGEP review

Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
Examination of western musical materials, forms, styles and history through the primary musical experiences of composing, performing, and listening. Course designed for students with no formal musical training.

GEP review


Yes
Students are expected to attend concerts at their own cost
Is this a GEP Course?
Yes
GEP Categories
Visual & Performing Arts
Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
Each course in the Humanities category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
Each course in the Mathematial Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
Each course in the Natural Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
Each course in the Social Sciences category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
Each course in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 
Students will be able to identify the elements of music (timbre, amplitude, duration, pitch) as they occur in works of different Western style periods
 
 
Students will complete in-class listenings and exams. See attached documents for examples of measures.
 
 
Students will be able to aurally identify the following structures of music (theme and variations, binary, ternary, and rondo)
 
 
Students will complete in-class listenings and an exam. See attached documents for examples of measures.
 
 
Students will demonstrate their ability to compose, notate, and perform music
.
 
 
Students will complete four composition assignments and a final composition, all to be graded. See attached documents for examples of measures.
Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
Each course in the Health and Exercise Studies category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
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Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
100
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 
N/A
 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 
No.
 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 
None.
 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 
None.
Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 
Robert B. Petters. An Introduction to Musical Experiences, 5th Edition, McGraw-Hill Custom Publishing ($25.00)
 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 
Please see attached syllabus.
 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 
None
GEP review. No new resources.

Goal:  To use creative and critical thinking, students will be able to compose, perform, and listen to music perceptively and expressively.  


Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to understand, identify, analyze, make perceptions about, describe, and/or compare pieces of music in a variety of structures.  They will reveal an increased creative awareness and ability to think critically about their work by reading, composing, and performing music using traditional notation.  


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Other3101. COMPOSITION:
Composition Assignment #1 40
Composition Assignment #2 40
Composition Assignment #3 40
Composition Assignment #4 40
Original Composition 150 310
Exam200. EXAMS:
Performing Mediums and Amplitude
Organization Identification 48
Duration Organization Identification 50
Pitch Organization Identification 50
Forms Identification 52 200
Other350. LISTENINGS (in class): 10 350
Evaluated for quality of responses, and
sometimes, correctness of perceptions.
Other80LISTENING ASSIGNMENTS (out of class): 20 80
Other60 REPORTS
A. Report #1: Attend a rehearsal of a music
performance group led by a conductor.
Fill out the sheet in the syllabus. 20
B. Reports #2 and #3: Attend one conductor-led
concert for one report and another
concert of a type of music you do not
usually hear for the other report. Fill out
the sheets in the syllabus for the
conductor-led concert and for the
other concert. 20@ 60

kkharris (Tue, 15 Sep 2015 17:14:23 GMT): Notes from University College CCC on Sept 14, 2015. Action Tabled. Members suggested a full syllabus be provided. A member noted issues with the various course outcomes, and suggested the instructor meet with Dr. DeRousie to address the concerns. Action rolled back to initiator to address concerns.
kkharris (Tue, 15 Sep 2015 17:15:04 GMT): Rollback: Notes from University College CCC on Sept 14, 2015. Action Tabled. Members suggested a full syllabus be provided. A member noted issues with the various course outcomes, and suggested the instructor meet with Dr. DeRousie to address the concerns. Action rolled back to initiator to address concerns.
kkharris (Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:27:20 GMT): Approved at University College CCC on 10/13/15 with suggestions.
gmneugeb (Tue, 20 Oct 2015 18:55:07 GMT): Course is only being submitted for GEP Review. Will go straight to CUE after waiving by the OUCC.
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