MUS 101: Music Appreciation

Through a chronological exploration of style periods in Western music, this course will increase students’ appreciation for the music they already know and love. Students learn to aurally recognize and comprehend the various elements of music that define style, genre, and period, and develop the vocabulary to discuss them. The course also gives an overview of some popular and traditional world music.

Required Text:

  • Kamien, Music: An Appreciation Brief Edition with 5-CD Set,7th edition. ISBN: 978-0077433536.

View a sample course syllabus.

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