Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Music

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Courses 1-10 of 187 matches.
Rock and Roll Music   (MUS-212)   3.00 s.h.  
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Survey of important performers and styles from the 1950's to the present, and of the music's African, rhythm and blues, and classical music sources. 
Jewish Music   (MUS-391)   3.00 s.h.  
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Introduction to biblical cantillation, medieval Jewish music, liturgical and Hasidic melodies, Yiddish folk songs, and the music of modern Israel. 
Music Videos   (FIL-307)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of the genre of music videos. 
Film Music Composition I   (FIL-322)   3.00 s.h.  
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Composing music for films. 
Film Music Composition II   (FIL-323)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued study of composing music for films. 
Music Appreciation   (MUS-100)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Study of the materials and basic components of music, of primary musical forms and major musical styles, and of the development of music from the Baroque period to the present.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic elements of music.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the historical origins of music.
  • Student can demonstrate knowledge of the major historical periods in Western music development, the characteristics of the dominant style(s) characterizing each period, and major developments in each period, such as in form, function and instrumental use.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the musicians and composers of each period in Western musical development and how they related to the culture of the societies in which they lived and worked.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the difference between classical (or art) music and popular music.

 
Beginning Pedagogy II   (MUS-129)   3.00 s.h.  
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Examines the techniques, methods and materials for teaching an advanced beginning music student (levels III and IV), including an evaluation and critical analysis of appropriate music literature toward developing a more sophisticated music literacy and musicianship as well as practical training in effective practice habits, recital preparation, motivational strategies and studio policies. 
Intermediate Pedagogy I   (MUS-227)   3.00 s.h.  
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Explores the techniques, methods and materials for teaching an intermediate music student (levels V and VI), including an evaluation and critical analysis of appropriate music literature toward developing a more sophisticated music literacy and musicianship as well as practical training in effective practice habits, recital preparation, motivational strategies and studio policies. 
Intermediate Pedagogy II   (MUS-228)   3.00 s.h.  
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Examines the techniques, methods and materials for teaching an advanced music student (levels VII and VIII), including an evaluation and critical analysis of appropriate music literature toward developing a more sophisticated music literacy and musicianship as well as practical training in effective practice habits, recital preparation, motivational strategies and studio policies. 
Music Composition I   (MUS-237)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Exploration of the theories, techniques, and trends in music composition.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • In a contemporary music style of the students choice, he/she can demonstrate a basic knowledge of compositional practice in this style, including knowledge of style characteristics, history of the style, and prominent professional composers in that style.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of writing for music instruments and voices, including instrumental/vocal ranges, playing technique and roles of the instruments/voices in various music ensembles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of standard musical notation practice, including non-traditional practice if appropriate to the students style of composition.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic music theory and form.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of digital music software.

 
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