May 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

MUS 100 Introduction to Music

3 Credit(s) CEA
This course surveys the history of classical music in the Western European tradition. Emphasis is placed on how to listen to music. No prior knowledge of music is necessary. Students will be introduced to major composers and music of each period. Discussion will focus on the characteristics of each period and how they are reflected in music, the aesthetic qualities of each work discussed, and the lives of the composers and the times in which they lived. Attendance at performances/concerts outside of class is required. Required for both Music majors and minors. Three lecture hours per week.