Spring 2016 Online Course


Introduction To Music (CRN 10820)

1/11/2016 - 5/6/2016



Alpha Numeric MUS2210
Visual and Performing Arts
  Course Level Undergraduate
  Credit Hours 3
Description The study of vocal and instrumental music from the standard repertoire primarily through listening. Previous music training is not required, but regular listening is part of the course. Not for major credit. Students may take P/NC.  Core Humanities. 

Topical description:Introduction to Music provides the student with an overview of Western Art Music from 1600 through the present. Initially, students explore the elements of music (melody, harmony, rhythm, etc.). This is followed by an examination of musicís Historical Periods (Baroque, Classical etc.), looking at important composers, their music, and studying trends in history which shaped the way the music was influenced. Other than using their computers as textbooks, there are no software requirements except for a $110 fee to pay for the access code for the external course site (not Blackboard).

Instructor Robert  Ballinger
Note *Over the course of the semester, each student must attend one live classical (or jazz) concert. I supply and update concert availability on a weekly basis (from about the middle of the term).
Section Details Section number: 901
CRN: 10820
Enrollment Maximum: 65

Dates: 1/11/2016 - 5/6/2016 ; Session code: Full Term

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Method of Instruction Online Web, other communication methods are determined by the instructor.
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Technology Requirements

Students are responsible to have access to a properly functioning device (computer, tablet, etc.) throughout the semester. The devicemust be able to run software required for coursework or capable of connecting to UT's Virtual Computer Lab. If using a device at a public library, students should check with the library to insure they will have access and for the length of time required.

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