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Summer 2007


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



MUSC 100  Introduction to Music (AH)                              3 credits
A study of what music is, with special reference to the relationship between music and listener. For students with little or no formal training in music, this course explores, in a non-technical way, the elements of music (e.g., rhythm, melody, harmony, texture and form) and discusses the various cultural contexts in which music is found and how these affect the nature of the music and the listener's perception. For more information contact fcox@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets AH.
[0206] 7040 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/03/2007             COX, F
            MWF........1:00pm- 4:10pm (LH7 ...)


MUSC 101  Fundamentals of Music Theory (AH)                       3 credits
Hybrid Course - A study of the fundamentals of music theory, including notation, scale construction, intervals, chords, meter, etc., with emphasis on learning and developing music reading skills. For more information contact belzer@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets AH.
[0207] 6050 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             BELZER, M
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  015)


MUSC 217  Rock and Related Music: 1950-Present (AH)               3 credits
This course explores the evolution of rock 'n' roll from its origins to the present day, focusing on soul, folk rock, British rock, psychedelic, heavy metal, disco, punk and rap styles within the context of cultural, social and political developments. For students with little or no formal training in music, this course's emphasis will be on the styles and evolution of the music, which will be discussed in a non-technical way that centers on music fundamentals i.e., melody, harmony, texture, rhythm and form. For more information see http://research.umbc.edu/~morin/musc217.htm or contact morin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets AH.
[0208] 7040 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/03/2007             MORIN, J
            TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  331)


MUSC 230  Musics of the World (AH or C)                           3 credits
A survey of selected musical cultures of the world, with emphasis on the musical forms, instruments, tonal material, the role of music in society and its relationship to other arts. For more information contact yhuang@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets AH or C.
[0209] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             HUANG, Y
            TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 231)


MUSC 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/P-F    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


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