MUS.-180 Music Appreciation
Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092, completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of ACRD-080.
An introductory course intended to increase the students’ awareness of basic musical elements, instruments, concepts, and forms. The course includes a survey of composers, genres and historical periods of music developed primarily from Western European traditions from Medieval through modern times. Students will learn how to listen and write critically about music and performance, and to appreciate the aesthetics of music and the listening skills required to make aesthetic judgments.