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Summer 2008


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



MUSC 100  Introduction to Music                                   3 credits
HYBRID COURSE - An introduction to music, primarily in the Western classical tradition, for students with little or no formal training in music. In a non-technical way, students will explore the common elements in various styles with reference to the cultural background. Popular styles, folk music and international roots of the Western tradition will be explored. Part of the course will be done online. For more information contact airubin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP/GFR:Meets AH.
[7501] 7050 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/01/2008             RUBIN, A
            TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (LH6 ...)


MUSC 101  Fundamentals of Music Theory                            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/GFR:Meets AH.
[0188] 6050 Meets 05/27/2008 - 06/20/2008             BELZER, M
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  015)


MUSC 217  Rock and Related Music: 1950-Present                    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 contact morin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP/GFR:Meets AH.
[0189] 7040 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/01/2008             MORIN, J
            TuWTh......9:00am-12:15pm (FA  331)


MUSC 230  Musics of the World                                     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 gbeck1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:Meets AH. GFR:Meets AH or C.
[0191] 6040 Meets 05/27/2008 - 06/20/2008             BECK, G
            TuThF......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  015)


MUSC 400  Special Projects                                      1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7515] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             WONNEBERGER, A
            Time and room to be arranged
[7516] 0201 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             WONNEBERGER, A
            Time and room to be arranged


MUSC 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/P-F    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7776] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


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