Summer 2010 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Young MaryAnn
Discipline and Number
MUSI 1306 Section 09M
TR Time 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Course Title
Understanding Music

Description of Course:

This course will introduce students to an overview of elements and basic forms of music in global music-cultures. The focus of this class will be to listen to music with an understanding of musical elements within the cultural context. Methods of analytical and aesthetic appreciation will be applied to musical examples, with corollaries in literature, history, performance, and the visual arts.

Required Texts:

Customized book

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

The final grade will be evaluated from the following:

 Attendance 10pts
 Participation 10pts
 Exams (2) 30pts (15pts each)
 Music-Culture Blog Entries 20pts
 Musical Ethnography 30pts
100pts Total

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