Syllabus Essay

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GENERAL STUDIES SYLLABUS FALL SEMESTER 2015
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COURSE NAME | MUS 1101 - Music Appreciation | CLASS MEETINGS | North Metro Campus (NMC): 20867: M – W: 12:00 – 1:15, Rm: 109. 20868: M – W: 1:30 – 2:45, Rm: 109. Marietta Campus (MC): 20945: T – TH: 3:00 – 4:15, Rm: B160. 20836: T – TH: 10:30 – 11:45, Rm: B160. | CAMPUS/ROOM | Room 231 – Mountain View Campus, Mornings. | CREDIT HOURS | 3 | PREREQUISITE | ENG 1101 with C or better. | INSTRUCTOR | Pedro R. Rivadeneira Ph.D. | FACULTY EMAIL |
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Listening is a very important part of this class therefore it is necessary that you have the listening materials listed above. | SUPPLIES | Notebook and pen or pencil for taking notes in class. |

OBJECTIVES: The objective of this course is to provide students with the tools (i.e., descriptive language, terminology, concepts) with which to understand the elements of music (i.e. rhythm, melody, harmony, dynamics, tone, form, etc.) and appreciate those elements through the study of musical styles, listening, critical thinking, discussion and writing. Also, we look at the sociological aspects of each historical period and the lives of leading composers. The foundation for this course is based on the history of Western European Music.

No Show Policy – this is very important, please read carefully

A “no show” is a student whose name appears on the course roster but who fails to have his or her attendance verified the first week of class. In all courses, regardless of the method of delivery (face-to-face, hybrid, or online), faculty will conduct a graded activity the first week of class in order to verify student attendance. This graded activity will document the student’s intent to take the course. Any student not completing the graded activity will be reported as a “no-show” regardless of her or his attendance in the classroom. Any student reported as a “no show” by an instructor will

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