MUS 1560

Understanding Music

3 Credits

GE Outcomes: Aesthetic Awareness

This non-technical course is designed to increase interest in all styles of music through the broadening of the student's experience in music and growth in appreciation of music in relation to general culture and history. In order to develop a heightened sense of aesthetic awareness, the course will examine the essential elements of musical composition, develop listening skills and trace the historical progression of major composers and musical styles of each era, and is not limited to the western world.