MUS 101: Music Appreciation

Self-paced Online

Through a chronological exploration of style periods in Western music, this course will increase students’ appreciation for the music they already know and love. Students learn to aurally recognize and comprehend the various elements of music that define style, genre, and period, and develop the vocabulary to discuss them. The course also gives an overview of some popular and traditional world music.

Required Texts/Materials

  • Kamien, Music: An Appreciation Brief Edition with 5-CD Set,7th edition. ISBN: 978-0077433536

  • a portable CD player and earphones to bring to the final exam. The CD player must be capable of displaying track numbers.

You can find information on how to purchase textbooks and required materials on the Textbooks page of the Friday Center website.

Course Details

  • Instructor: Robert Kehrberg, DA
  • Credit-granting Institution: Western Carolina University
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Number of Assignments: 8
  • View a sample course syllabus for the online course.

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