MUS 103 - Introduction to Music

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to the art and science of listening to music with engagement and understanding, presuming no prior musical knowledge or experience. Students will learn how to listen to music actively and critically, with emphasis on instrumentation, musical form, function, performance practices, cultural influences, and aesthetics. Examples from Western and world music will be used to engage students in discussion and study. 

Course Offered Online: Yes

General Education Fulfillment: Cultural Analysis and Interpretation