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Last approved: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 21:03:38 GMT

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MUS (Music)
201
016048
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Introduction to Music Literature I
Intro Mus Lit I
Division of Academic and Student Affairs
Music (24MUS)
Term Offering
Fall Only
Offered Every Year
Fall 2015
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

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

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University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Tom Koch
Teaching Assistant Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture2525NoOne section
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote

Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
Survey of Western art music from antiquity to the mid-18th century, with an emphasis on the characteristic forms and styles of he Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. This course examines the major composers and representative works in light of social, political, and cultural influences. The ability to read music is required.

GEP Review


No

Is this a GEP Course?
Yes
GEP Categories
Global Knowledge
Visual & Performing Arts
Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
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Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
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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 describe specific social, historical, and artistic contexts of European music from Antiquity to 1750, such as composition and performance opportunities, political and economic circumstances, contributions of contemporaneous literary and artistic movements, and the effects of technology and commercialism
 
 
Unit tests with essay questions, such as: "The 14th century (ars nova) was marked by a series of catastrophes in Europe that resulted in a weakening of faith and doubt in the supremacy of the Church. Identify some of these calamities and explain how this uncertainty was manifested in music by discussing the emphasis placed on secular music,the change in musical style, and the increase in secular patronage. Be sure to cite specific composers and works."
 
 
Students will identify and discuss characteristics of various genres of art music from Antiquity to 1750 by employing basic music terminology to describe simple phenomena in rhythm, melody, harmony, timbre, and form
 
 
Students will complete Listening Journals that require them to analyze specific pieces with respect to form, genre, instrumentation,harmonic and melodic structure,and other elements of musical style.
 
 
Students will develop critical listening skills that enable them to evaluate the meaning of a work based on informed listening, analysis, and preparatory reading
 
 
Students will write short essays on assigned videos in which they will discuss aspects of the cultural, historical, or artistic meaning of works
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:
 
 
Students will explain music composed and performed in Western Europe prior to 1750 in its historical and cultural context
 
 
Students will take three unit tests with objective multiple choice and matching questions as well as essay questions such as: "What was the humanistic goal of the Florentine Camerata and what musical and dramatic techniques did its members devise to recreate ancient Greek drama?"
 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 
Students will compare and contrast the styles of secular vocal music of Italy and England in the second half of the 16th century in the context of national musical identities.
 
 
On tests,students will answer essay questions, such as "How are differing notions of love and duty reflected in the Italian and English madrigal?"
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

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.
 
No
 
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)
 
The ability to read music is required.
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.
 
Bonds, Mark Evan, Anthologtj of Scores for A Histon;of Music in Western Culture, vol. 1: Antiquity through the Baroque Era, 3rd ed. Prentice Hall, 2010. (ISBN-13: 978-0-205-65697-4). Used: $49.25

Because quizzes and listening assignments will be drawn from internet resources (Moodie, Youtube, Naxos), you must have access to the Internet.
 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 
Please see syllabus.
 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 
None
No new resources.

See syllabus


Student Learning Outcomes

See syllabus


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Test153 tests totaling 45% of grade
Written Assignment17.52 Listening Journal installments totaling 35%
Quizzes1.510 quizzes totaling 15%
Other51 concert review totaling 5%
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
See syllabus

kkharris (Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:40:38 GMT): Approved at University College CCC on 10/13/15 with suggestions.
gmneugeb (Tue, 20 Oct 2015 18:55:20 GMT): Course is only being submitted for GEP Review. Will go straight to CUE after waiving by the OUCC.
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