Essay about Music In Film F14 Syllabus

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Fall 2014
Instructor: Dr. Jack Unzicker
Office Number: Fine Arts Building, Room 254
Office Telephone Number: 817.272.1103
Email Address:
Students are required to use their official UT Arlington e-mail address for all university-related business.
Faculty Profile:
Office Hours: By appointment. To schedule an appointment, email and include your available times.
Section Information: MUSI 2301.001
Time and Place of Class Meetings: 1:00-1:50pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays,
Fine Arts Building, Room 258
Description of Course Content: A study of the history, compositional styles and impact of music in films during the 20th century.
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Grading: Your course grade will be calculated from combination or your quiz and exam scores, weighted as follows:
Semester Total: 400 points
Quizzes: 80 points. 10 quizzes, 10 points each. Quizzes will cover assigned readings, film viewings, vocabulary, and composers. Your two lowest quiz grades will be dropped.
Exams: 200 points. 3 exams, 100 points each. Exams will cover assigned readings, film viewings, vocabulary, and/or listening and identification of scores, films, and composers.
Your one lowest exam grade will be dropped.
Final Exam: 120 points. Final Exam: Monday, December 8, 2014, 11:00am-1:30pm
Students are expected to keep track of their performance throughout the semester by checking their scores on Blackboard and seek guidance from available sources (including the instructor) if their performance drops below satisfactory levels.


Expectations for Out-of-Class Study: Beyond the time required to attend each class meeting, students enrolled in this course should expect to spend at least an additional nine hours per week of their own time in course-related activities, including reading required materials, viewing films, completing quizzes, preparing for exams, etc.
Electronics: Computers may only be used in class for taking notes. However, the instructor recommends taking hand-written notes. Phone usage is not permitted during class, except in extraordinary circumstances that should be discussed with the

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