PLA Portfolio Assessment Course Subjects

Music

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Music Videos   (FIL-307)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Study of the genre of music videos.

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

  • Articulate the history and evolution of the music video
  • Identify noteworthy videos and provide a brief history of their importance to the genre
  • Examine developments in video production and discuss how these have impacted the music video genre
  • Demonstrate an understanding of impact Music video have had on the music industry and film editing in general

 
Rock and Roll Music   (MUS-212)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
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. Evaluation and analysis of the basic ingredients of music related to the principles of theme, content, and characterization.

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

  • Compare several different types of music with regard to the principles of theme.
  • Examine the variety of skills necessary for producing great music.
  • Analyze the ways in which content has changed as the music has developed in the United States.
  • Assess the ways in which changes in technology have influenced the role of how music is delivered.
  • Discuss the roles targeting messages in music.
  • Evaluate several examples of music for clarity, accuracy, fairness, appropriate style, and writing skill.
  • Construct an extended evaluation of various types of music identifying a problem and a solution that incorporations the principles of theme, content, and characterization.

 
Reviewing Music   (MUS-383)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Evaluation and analysis of the basic ingredients of music related to the principles of theme, content, and characterization.

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

  • Compare several different types of music with regard to the principles of theme.
  • Examine the variety of skills necessary for producing great music.
  • Analyze the ways in which content has changed as the music has developed in the United States.
  • Assess the ways in which changes in technology have influenced the role of how music is delivered.
  • Discuss the roles targeting messages in music.
  • Evaluate several examples of music for clarity, accuracy, fairness, appropriate style, and writing skill.
  • Construct an extended evaluation of various types of music identifying a problem and a solution that incorporations the principles of theme, content, and characterization.

 
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. 
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 String Pedagogy II   (MUS-119)   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.  
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 String Pedagogy I   (MUS-202)   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.  
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