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MUS (Music)
202
016049
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Introduction to Music Literature II
Intro Mus Lit II
Division of Academic and Student Affairs
Music (24MUS)
Term Offering
Fall Only
Offered Every Year
Fall 2016
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
 
 
Thomas Koch
Teaching Assistant Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture3030NoOnly 1 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 the mid-18th century to the present, with an emphasis on the characteristic forms and styles of the late Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary 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. Students may be required to provide their own transportation to and cover the cost of an on- or off-campus event.

This course is undergoing GEP review


Yes
Students may be required to provide their own transportation to and cover the cost of an on- or off-campus event.
Is this a GEP Course?
Yes
GEP Categories
Global Knowledge
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 identify the aesthetic, cultural, and historical characteristics of music written in the Classic, Romantic, and Modern periods.
 
 
Unit test with essay questions, such as “The Enlightenment philosophy swept through Europe in the 18th century and affected all the arts. Explain which specific Enlightenment ideas affected music and how. Be sure to weave in some of your homework readings as appropriate.”
 
 
Students will develop critical listening skills that enable them to distinguish the ways composers organize musical elements to create an art work that is coherent and unified.
 
 
Written assignments in which students must listen to and analyze specific pieces with respect to form, genre, instrumentation, harmonic and melodic structure, and other elements of musical style.
 
 
Students will evaluate the historical, artistic or cultural meaning of a piece of music based upon musicological methodologies.
 
 
Students will write an essay after watching an opera of their choice and employ musicological methods to ascertain the historical, artistic, or cultural meaning of the work.
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 articulate the historical and cultural contexts of music composed and performed in Western Europe between 1750 and the present.
 
 
Students will take unit tests with multiple choice and matching questions as well as essay questions, such as “The image of Beethoven cast a long shadow over the composers of the nineteenth century. Discuss how different composers responded to Beethoven’s music, and how Beethoven’s image as the tortured artist/hero affected later composers.”
 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 
Students will compare and contrast dramatic music from Italy and Germany in the context of national musical identities.
 
 
Students will answer essay questions, such as “How are notions of Nationalism reflected in the differences between Italian and German Romantic opera?”
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

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?
 
N/A
 
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.
 
Anthology of Scores to a History of Music in Western Culture, Volume II: The Classical Era through the
Twentieth Century, Third Edition edited by Mark Evan Bonds $56.25 (used)
 
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.
 
Students may be required to provide their own transportation to and cover the cost of an on- or off-campus event.
No new resources

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Student Learning Outcomes

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Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
OtherOtherPlease see syllabus
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
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This course is being submitted for GEP review.
Key: 4009