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MUSC 110
History of American Music


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
An audiovisual tour of America's truly original music, jazz, from European and West African roots, to the blues of the Mississippi Delta and the birth of jazz in New Orleans, to the music of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Wynton Marsalis and many others. Formerly MUS 110.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Personal responsibility: Complete projects, essays, and recognition tests in a timely fashion, according to agreed-upon timelines.
  • Critical thinking: Recognize and describe main developments, schools, and eras of American music history.
  • Communication: write short essays featuring specific developments or performers who represent special qualities in the development of American music history.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    MUSC 110
    Spring 2014
    0895
    Thomas Simon
    MUSC 110
    Fall 2013
    1572
    Thomas Simon
    MUSC 110
    Fall 2012
    1572
    Thomas Simon
    MUSC 110
    Spring 2012
    9680
    Natalie Parker
    MUSC 110
    Fall 2011
    1572
    Thomas Simon


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.