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Undergraduate Course Details
Number MUS 100
Title Introduction to Music
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2133 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 8:00am - 9:15am CC-275 Thomas M Palance
02 2134 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 12:15pm - 1:30pm CC-275 Dirk M Hillyer
03 2135 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 R 1:40pm - 2:55pm CC-275 Susan Lynn Shane
S1 3451 1/19/16 - 5/9/16 T 4:30pm - 6:50pm CC-238 Dirk M Hillyer


This course explores music of selected periods of Western European culture. Emphasis is placed on how to listen to music. No prior knowledge of music is necessary. Students will be introduced to major composers and music of each period. Discussion will focus on the characteristics of each musical period and how they are reflected in music, the aesthetic qualities of each work discussed, and the lives of the composers and the times in which they lived. Three lecture hours per week. Attendance at performances/concerts outside of class is required. Required in the Music minor.