Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Music

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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.

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The Music Industry and Management   (MUS-303)   3.00 s.h.  
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Publishing, copyright law, licensing, managers and agent, arts administration, concert promotion, music merchandising, recording and  
Theories of Music Therapy   (MUS-308)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Theoretical study of the therapeutic value of music, and the use of various musical activities as a means of reaching patients.

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

  • A knowledge of the background and development of the major theories of music therapy
  • A knowledge of the various music and activities used with various clientele in a therapeutic setting: choose three populations to describe (for example: music therapy for children and adolescents with psychopathology, music therapy in the treatment of children with developmental delays, music therapy for alleviation of pain in cancer patients, etc.)
  • A knowledge of the literature of music therapy effects on various populations: choose three populations to describe (for example: studies with cancer patients, studies of use with children with physical challenges, studies of various uses with geriatric population, etc.)
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Musiv Ensemble   (MUS-316)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Rehearsal, study, and performance of music/singing ensembles of varying size and musical styles.

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

  • Identify and discuss the most significant music ensembles from the Renaissance to the Contemporary periods of music.
  • Identify and analyze important composers and musicians who contributed to the overall development of music ensembles in Western music and their individual characteristics.
  • Describe and give examples of how other art forms, such as the visual arts and literature, have had an influence on music ensembles and/or their works.
  • Describe and analyze the important musical forms and styles of ensembles in Western music since the Renaissance.
  • Identify the important developments and changes in the use of musical instruments found within ensembles.
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Arranging I   (MUS-370)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Arranging for various ensembles of voices and instruments.

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic music theory, chord types and the process of chord harmonization of simple melodies.
  • 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 a variety of compositional styles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of standard musical notation practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic musical forms.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of digital music software.
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