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MUS (Music)
315
016072
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Music of the 19th Century
Music 19th Cent
Division of Academic and Student Affairs
Music (24MUS)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Upon Demand
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)

If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
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
Lecture2525NoOnly one 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
A survey of 19th century European music, including analysis of its texts, forms and composers, and its relations to other art forms of the period. This course fulfills GEP categories in Visual and Performing Arts and Global Knowledge. Students may be required to attend an on- or off-campus musical event at their own cost and to provide their own means of transportation.

The catalog description requires a statement on the responsibility of the student to pay for and provide transportation to live musical events.


Yes
The course expects students to attend live musical events, which may come with a cost
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 describe specific social, historical, and artistic contexts of 19th-century Western music, such as composition and performance opportunities, political and economic circumstances, contributions of contemporary literary and artistic movements, and the effects of the social and physical sciences
 
 
Sample test question: "Explain the cultural and musical significance of Mendelssohn’s 1829 performance of The St. Matthew Passion in the rehabilitation of Johann S. Bach’s music and reputation."
 
 
Students will identify the variety of meanings a work of art may communicate based on an analysis of the musical elements, including melody, harmony, rhythm, timbre, texture, form, genre, and text
 
 
Sample test essay question: "Chopin is often dubbed the 'poet of the piano'. Analyze 2 character pieces by Chopin and explain how each of these works conveys the “poetic” ideal discussed in class.
 
 
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.
 
 
Students will attend a live performance and submit a Concert Review that answers this question: in each work you hear, explain how the composer and (by extension) the performer(s) organize the musical elements to create a coherent and unified work of art?
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 discuss the historical and cultural consequences of music composed and performed in the United States and Western Europe between 1800 and 1900.
 
 
Sample essay question: What effects did the technological advances of the Industrial Revolution have on the following: (1) piano construction and performance technique; (2) instrumentation, size and performance contexts of the symphony orchestra; and (3) music printing and publishing?
 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 
Students will articulate how musical genres, styles, and subject matter reflected and even shaped the nationalistic and cultural identities of Germany, Italy, and France.
 
 
Sample essay question: "Discuss how the subject matter of the operas of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner manifested the culture and aspirations for nationhood of their respective countries."
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

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.
 
No textbook is required, but students must have access to the internet. Course content will be delivered and received by means of class lectures, outside assignments, and students' own observations.
 
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 attend an on- or off-campus musical event at their own cost and to provide their own means of transportation.
No new resources

See attached syllabus


Student Learning Outcomes

See attached syllabus


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
OtherVariousSee attached syllabus
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
See attached syllabus

kkharris (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:13:54 GMT): Action approved at University College CCC pending revisions to GEP course outcomes on 11/9/15.
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