Summer ’13: MUS 101 & Music Appreciation
MUS 101 is 100% ONLINE
Summer Session II (June 3-21, 2013) – MUS 101 Fundamentals of Music: 2 credit hours
Catalog description: Introduction to fundamental elements of music reading. Pitches, octaves, note names, the piano keyboard, staff, clefs, whole- and half-steps, major scales, minor scales. Introduction to basic intervals. Introduction to rhythm notation. No prerequisite.
This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn the basics of music theory. Whether you’re preparing for freshman music theory classes, want to brush up on the basics, or just want to learn more about music, this course covers everything you need to know.
Summer Session III (June 24 – July 12) and Session IV (July 15 – August 2) – MUS 130 Music Appreciation: 3 credit hours
Catalog description: An introductory course in music featuring significant musical compositions of various styles and musical periods. Composers of note in Western music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and the 20th century will be studied as a basis for intelligent listening habits for life-long appreciation. Additional study in global music will be presented for a more multicultural view of the art of music and its place in man’s culture in the world today. Assigned listening.
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