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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Music (MUS)
Music in the US
Music in the US
Fall 2015
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MUS 2122 - Music in the U.S.
MUS 1101 or permission of instructor

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MUS 2122 - Music in the U.S.
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History of music and musical life in the United States, emphasizing relationships among traditions of diverse origin.
By the end of the course, students will be expected to: 1. Recognize and describe important musical styles and genres that have developed in the United States and place them in historical, cultural, and/or functional context as 2. Use appropriate tools to support a critical judgment or argument about various kinds 3. Use class and research materials, including musical sounds, to speak and write cogently about music in formal and informal contexts. 4. Use the three expected outcomes above to present an appropriately framed and supported argument in class (GPAC oral communication requirement).
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CCAS: Arts
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
CCAS-GPAC: Oral Communication
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
G-PAC Arts and Oral Communication attributes added per instructions from B. Gilligan
Key: 6201