Understanding music through the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements. Illustrated with audio recordings and live performances.

Course does not apply to a music major degree.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify musical works and elements in a variety of styles.
  • Analyze the elements and structures of music using appropriate terminology.
  • Critically evaluate the influence of social, political, technological, and/or cultural ideas on music
  • Articulate the significance of music as an art form within historical, cultural and social contexts.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0