NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MUSC 1000 - Introduction to Music

This course explores the basic materials of music, musical instruments, styles, genres, and historical periods. Emphasis is on the development of tools for intelligent listening and appreciation. No prior musical experience is assumed.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

General Education Requirement: Visual and Performing Arts
Comments: This course also satisfies the Human Culture requirement at UW.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MUSC 1000 Introduction to Music, the student will:

  1. summarize the basic elements common to all music, regardless of style or genre.
  2. employ a technical vocabulary for describing all forms of music.
  3. develop comprehensive listening skills.
  4. differentiate various music styles, genres, musicians, and historical periods.

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