The fourth semester of a four-semester/two year sequence of coursework designed for students who are pursuing music as an academic major. The course content is a continuation of MUS 201
with the addition of the study of 20th Century compositional and beginning counterpoint. Group 1 course.
Required Prerequisites MUS 201
, MUS 203
, MUS 206
; or equivalent competency.
Corequisites MUS 204
, MUS 207
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Identify terminology associated with post-tonal theories and twelve-tone serialism.
- Identify harmonic, melodic, formal elements of repertoire from the romantic period.
- Analyze harmonic, melodic, formal content of repertoire from the romantic period.
- Analyze and write short examples of music utilizing modern compositional techniques including scalar, harmonic, and rhythmic elements.
- Analyze and write examples using principles of jazz theory.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- See themselves as artists.
- Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
- Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Learning How to Learn:
- Express interest in music from other cultures and genres.
- Value differences in cultural expressions of creativity.
- Recognize the role music plays as an expression of social concerns.
- Read study effectively.
- Frame useful questions.
- Develop educational goals.
- Direct/regulate their own learning.
- Learn through collaboration.